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Mon Repos

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Love turtles, loved this place.

Just go and enjoy a unique experience where you will thoroughly enjoy one of mother nature's... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Gold Coast, Australia
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Childrens request to visit

Good educational exercise to find out all about the turtles. even though it was out of season for... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Doug I
Murwillumbah, Australia
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Watch loggerhead turtles nest on the beach
Mon Repos Road, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4153 8888
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Just go and enjoy a unique experience where you will thoroughly enjoy one of mother nature's wonderful breeding patterns and see the challenges turtle's face in a natural environment. See the females laying eggs and the journey they must make to reenter the vast ocean....More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Good educational exercise to find out all about the turtles. even though it was out of season for them we still learnt a lot about their breeding season.

Thank Doug I
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Took my parents who were visiting from overseas had a wonderful time. Very interesting. Loved it even got a discount for bringing visitors

Thank Tania H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This place is definitely should be put on the bucket list, watching a turtle lay eggs was a an experience that the family will never forget.

Thank AndrewC5420
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Considering the number of turtles that come to this beach to lay their eggs, I expected a much longer beach. It is a fairly isolated area and the walk to the beach is mostly via boardwalks. Worth seeing especially between November and February.

Thank Mon55
Reviewed 2 July 2018

hats off to the team at Mon Repos and the many volunteers that take so much pride in trying to protect the turtle population at Mon Repos - the work they do is critical for the survival of this endangered species.

Thank Shane E
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you want to see and learn all about our beautiful sea turtles, then this is the place to visit all the staff and volunteers are very friendly and knowledgeable, it’s the whole experience, for a very modest price, that goes straight back into researching...More

1  Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Informative display and information relating to turtle nesting and there migration. Night tours conducted during the nesting season

Thank Bundyjames
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We've been a few times, rangers are great. Here's a tip though, take a book and a comfy cushion to sit on as it's animal dependent and the first to book go to the beach earlier. Please don't ask the staff if you can jump...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

This would have to be the best place to watch turtles come ashore to lay their eggs and watch them hatch later and scramble to the ocean to begin their life, it makes you appreciate the wonders that we have and need to protect.

1  Thank ASM56
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3 April 2018|
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Response from madtravelgod | Reviewed this property |
I believe in giving very honest, factual reviews: Bundaberg is tiny. Mon Repos has a wall with turtle facts you can get online on the trip there. However, since there were so many rude tourists pushing an shoving to see the... More
Carmen S
14 October 2017|
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Response from RaceRider | Reviewed this property |
We had booked about a month in advance for hatching season and were very well rewarded. The night time viewing does have limited numbers.
Sharina G
23 February 2017|
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Response from Stace8_12 | Reviewed this property |
They start on 7 and if you are not there in time if you are the first group you may be missed, when I was there people were arriving later on etc, but I would try and be there as close to 7 as possible.