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Turtle Island Park

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Sandakan, Malaysia
6088 248 698 211 732
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crystal quest” (85 reviews)
“eggs” (230 reviews)
“mother turtle” (59 reviews)
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Sandakan, Malaysia
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6088 248 698 211 732
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"crystal quest"
in 85 reviews
"eggs"
in 230 reviews
"mother turtle"
in 59 reviews
"boat ride"
in 41 reviews
"turtle island"
in 130 reviews
"egg laying"
in 24 reviews
"one night"
in 34 reviews
"turtle laying"
in 18 reviews
"beach mats"
in 14 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 29 reviews
"next morning"
in 27 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 32 reviews
"rooms are basic"
in 14 reviews
"spent the afternoon"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful island"
in 17 reviews
"before dinner"
in 13 reviews
"green turtles"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked direct through crystal quest, it was easy, Fatima was fantastic and responded quickly everytime she was very helpful from begining to end. After a few emails back and forth it was booked and we didnt have to pay anything until the day. Her...More

Thank Amy548739
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent company with focus on the conservation & well being of the turtles & not on making money. Good service, fast boat trip across (make sure all your stuff is in drybags as boat open & everything gets wet if it rains), basic but good...More

Thank Kimblon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place itself is very pretty and there is a largish area of beach from which you can swim and snorkel. There is a bit of coral but not much to excite those who have seen proper coral reefs. We were a surprised and disappointed...More

1  Thank James R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Facilities are a bit basic but staff are really passionate about their conservation work and doing amazing things. We saw a green turtle laying eggs as well as the release of around 50 hatchlings. Both of these experiences happen most nights of the year.

Thank Sarah J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a review that should be in two parts. Firstly the islands and the work being done with turtle conservation are amazing. The islands are beautiful although the coral is not that good anymore so snorkelling is a little boring. We had the privilege...More

Thank LED276
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We book the 2 days 1 night turtle island park through our accomodation and enjoyed it tremendously! The boat ride and opportunity to walk around the island was awesome! The clarity of water for snorkelling was not the best but the experience to witness the...More

Thank Yuliana H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The accommodations are pretty basic but you don't need more than a comfy bed and running water if you are going to the island to see the turtles! We had half the day to ourselves so got to spend time in the ocean...the coral is...More

Thank David W
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Visited 31st January and was a little concerned about whether this would be a bit of a let down but the whole day and evening was well managed . The beach and snorkeling was fabulous through the day and the visit to the turtle egg...More

1  Thank Soopau
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We booked a tour through Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure during the lowseason which was good, it would not be as enjoyable had the number of tourists been higher. It is wise to book in advance since there is limited amount of accomodation, and also cheapest...More

3  Thank tuvabom
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We had an absolute ball at Turtle Island. I recommend that you book through Crystal Quest Tours, which is roughly a 10min walk from the centre of Sandakan. This seemed to be the significantly cheaper option compared to booking through the hotel or tour operators....More

3  Thank HappyHippy101
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Michelle P
6 April 2018|
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Response from Mark N | Reviewed this property |
We were there in October 2017 and did not see any signs of trouble. We took the boat from Sandakan and stayed the night. No sign of police or military on the Island, but we (family of 4) never felt the least threatened... More
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Deborah D
13 March 2018|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure why you couldn't book the package. It was 3 in our travel group but we did book two rooms for our Turtle Island adventure...perhaps there are not rooms that hold 3 people together. They are quite small... More
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Tanja G
12 November 2017|
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Response from Mark N | Reviewed this property |
You could try Adventure Borneo.
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