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Sea Turtle Hatchery, Cayo Largo

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Wildlife Area
Visit Sea Turtle Hatchery, whose aim is to protect the endangered species of turtles that call Cuba home. The hatchery collects eggs from vulnerable beaches, raises the baby turtles to a specific point of development, and then releases them safely back into the sea. You can participate in this occasion alongside the experts. Learn about the work undertaken here, or touch some of the turtles swimming in the pools. You can also book a guided nighttime turtle-watching excursion. Add Sea Turtle Hatchery and other attractions to your Cayo Largo trip itinerary using our Cayo Largo trip generator.
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  • I came here on a tour to Cayo Largo with 2 friends. I was a little reluctant to pick up the turtles at first especially the big ones but at the end I wanted to touch them. Even though I didn't underst...  more »
  • Quite interesting & educational for Children! From our hotel you could take the train to the marina, quite close by & admission was only 3 cucs! Then after you could shop for souvenirs!  more »
  • This place is to help a conservation of sea turtles. They range from the incubation of the eggs in the sand until the release at sea when they have reached the age of 1 1/2an. There are different pools with turtles of different ages that one can gently take pictures with us. I was at the Pelicano and the beach team offered a 3hrs output that included this place among others for 10 pesos. Very happy with my trip of late afternoon 15:00@18:00!
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