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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.
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.
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
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
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.
We didn’t have any turtle eggs lates this night, but I would not have changed the experience I had sitting on the beach.
We did see tracks of one and saw another come up on to the shore then turn around and go back to...More
We went on March 2. Arrive a bit early as you are called in groups in order of when you booked. We booked in November of the previous year.
We arrived with our only means of transportation, a campervan so make sure if this is...More
Response from gordonklan | Reviewed this property |
The centre is worth a stop. It is a shame you are missing key seasons but it is an informative place set in beautiful scenery. You might even learn a thing or two 😉Bundaberg is a rural town but Bargara and surrounding... More
The centre is worth a stop. It is a shame you are missing key seasons but it is an informative place set in beautiful scenery. You might even learn a thing or two 😉Bundaberg is a rural town but Bargara and surrounding area have so much to offer if you take the time to appreciate it. 🐢
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.