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Sea Turtle Conservation Center, Sattahip

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Naval Base, Sattahip, Thailand
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US$ 86.78*
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Natural Khao Lak Discovery Trip from Phuket Including Thai Lunch
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Naval Base, Sattahip, Thailand

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had no problem getting in to see the turtle centre, the fact that I am a 'foreigner' was not mentioned. The turtles are very cute when they are small. The range of colours on the shells of the larger ones, even within the same...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We spent more than two hours getting sent from around four different boom gate check points. Finally someone had the courage to tell us we can not get in as we are Australian and didn't have a Thai person with us. We had our Thai...More

1  Thank KarenOzInThai
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

6 hr excursion from the port with poor weather & heavy holiday traffic. HOWEVER mostly undercover & thoroughly enjoyed. So much care taken to ensure survival of all types of turtle

Thank tonyc45
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Good place to go. It is located in Navy area. There are two restaurants which on the beach. You can walk on the beach. As it's in the navy area, the place is so nice and clean. There are little turtle and adult ones. You...More

1  Thank TernCk
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Information centre gives good overview of the life of turtles. Many different species of turtles and different sizes in tanks for close-up feeding and viewing.. Situated in naval base. Understandably, security is tight.. Therefore, advise to have Thai friend accompany you. Need rental vehicle or...More

Thank nortravel2013
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I tried to go there with my family (Thai wife and children). We live in Pattaya and I wanted that our children to see this conservatorium for turtles so they can learn about this. I have tried 2 entrances to the navy base was not...More

3  Thank Andre H
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Better than i thought it would be. Great to see the turtles in a nice environment and clearly well cared for. You can see them at many different stages, from tiny babies to beautiful,huge sea turtles. The location,right on a secluded cove is great with...More

1  Thank mayabay1023
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great turtles, big and beautiful. hard to get to though, need car and map, beautiful sea views, food and coffee, bring your own food

Thank Ronzim498
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This attraction is on the Thai Navy base at Sattahip. I visited with my Thai girlfriend, it took a lot of discussion to be allowed on the base and was told that we do not normally let nn Thai's on. Its basically a facility where...More

Thank iwanm
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This has always been a great day out for the family, unfortunately they no longer allow foreigners entry. After travelling there with my Thai family we were very disappointed to be turned away at the entrance after being advised that there is a new law...More

5  Thank D130ChrisH
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willie E
2 November 2015|
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Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need to make a reservation. But due to the fact it is on a naval base, you must stop at the guard house at the entrance. There they'll simply ask for your ID and how many people are traveling in the vehicle to... More