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Royal Thai Navy Third Fleet Turtle Nursery: Tours & Tickets

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Royal Thai Navy Third Fleet Turtle Nursery Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the turtle sanctuary one afternoon As it turned out they were releasing some young turtles back to the wild My wife got the chance to send one young turtle back to its home It was very emotional as we have both spent many...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 322darrenv
Reviewed 6 days ago

A small but interesting place .very casual, and needs better signage. Lots of western volunteers helping

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Graeme694
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the centre mid morning and there were minimal other visitors, so we could leisurely wander through and take our time. There are hundreds and hundreds of turtles on display, ranging in age and size. You aren’t able to touch the turtles, however as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KaraW352
Reviewed 1 week ago

What great experience and extremely informative good work getting done weĺl worth a visit to the naval base

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank KEVIN9744
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See rescued turtles & understand the hazards of modern life that affect these beautiful creatures. An interesting hour.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ahollowday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived by taxi rather than organised tour. Strangely this sanctuary is located in a Royal Thai Navy base so the taxi driver had to hand in his ID at the main barrier. Other strange thing was a loud “thunder” sound, which turned out to be...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PHMcKenna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited (2 families with 5 children, aged 5-14) the turtle nursery and had a lovely time. One of the army volunteers came to talk to us about the project, and it is very impressive to see their dedication with little resources, and the positive...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Martajayes
Reviewed 14 August 2019

A great cheap place to go, I would recommend not going with a tour as its very cheap to go independently or from many of the hotels for hour and a half trips - cost about £7 incl. taxi. Information is fairly limited and I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank hollowday
Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

It’s been going since 1994 and it is a bit run down but the impact on turtle conservation in the Andaman Sea is amazing. Well done to the Royal Thai Navy for keeping this important project going and the money given by tourism helps to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lottiev
Reviewed 4 August 2019

Such a positive action by the Navy well done, great conservation action, lots of care for the turtles

Date of experience: July 2019
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MaiBeebzy
27 August 2019|
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Response from micheller129 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think there is a set time, but worth a visit as there are so many turtles and the work they do is amazing. Probably only need about 1 - 1/2 hours to see. We got a taxi and fairly cheap.
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jennyj968
12 May 2019|
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Response from UkTonyB | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, we spoke to one of the thai guys and he said that they released them, so I would go to visit eagerly in your holiday and find out when, hopefully it will fit in with the rest of your time in thailand
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Evie74
19 January 2019|
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Response from Daydream33852832567 | Reviewed this property |
We were on a day trip and this was part of it,
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