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Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project

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Jumeirah Madinat & Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 301 7198
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Kudos on the rehabilitation programme

It's a very enriching experience to watch the turtles and interact with them. Kids can even feed... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
DeeCarb
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Must see if you love sea turtles

Here sea turtles are rescued, treated and released back in the sea. The people of this project are... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
linhgiang
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Oulu, Finland
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Jumeirah Madinat & Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

It's a very enriching experience to watch the turtles and interact with them. Kids can even feed them - though not guaranteed. And the visit is best scheduled to avoid disappointment but one that's a must for animal lovers.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Here sea turtles are rescued, treated and released back in the sea. The people of this project are really doing a great work. Make this your must see place instead of those aquariums where wild animals are held captive for human's entertainment. And if you...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

A good effort to give something back to the world among all the glitz and glamour of Dubai. Set within one of 2 hotels depending on time of the year (please check their Facebook page for details). A beautiful setting unlike a normal rehabilitation centre....More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We really wanted to see the turtles and understand what important work is being done here. We got a taxi to the hotel they were at (Al Nasseem) to be told that they were at the hotel next door. So off we went. Upon reaching...More

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Warren B, Turtle Saver at Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hello, we are sorry to hear that you couldn't find the turtles, we have lots of visitors everyday and they all find them OK. We feel your review is absolutely unfair. The turtles are at Al Naseem, the Facebook page is up to date and...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

we always visit the turtles when visiting Dubai, this year they have a new home in the grounds of the new Jumeirah Al Naseem hotel. The setting is beautiful and worth a visit. The project does some amazing rehab work with turtles before releasing them...More

Thank dajascot
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The turtle rehabilitation project at the Jumeirah Al Naseem is wonderful and worthwhile. We visited at feeding time 1100 and it was fascinating to see and to hear the explanation of the project from a member of staff. this is not a turtle theme park...More

Thank dabaynes
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (check their Facebook page for latest updates) is a great idea. The new rehabilitation pens are in the luxury resort Jumeirah Al Naseem which is next to the Madinat Theatre and just over a bridge the Souk Madinat Jumeirah. The...More

1  Thank Nelson K
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Feeding the sea turtles at the Mina A'Salem hotel was an amazing experience. It's free, we went at 11.00 on a Wednesday so wasn't so busy as a Friday could be. There was a short talk first about the rehabilitation programme then the children were...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This was located at the hotel where we stayed. Was lovely to see and to see the turtles being fed and to speak to a person about the rehabilitation and the project. There is a Facebook page that provides updates about the turtles that have...More

Thank Nelli8
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

Educational for kids. If you're not staying in the area, it's a bitof a hike for quite a short demo. Don't expect to actually visit the rehab centre as this is just feeding time where they are kept at a hotel before release. It's free...More

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Hello, we do not use Trip Advisor for communicating information; please visit our facebook page 'turtle.rehabilitation' and up to date visiting information and more is pinned to the top of our feed. Thank you.
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