Sea Turtle Hatchery, Cayo Largo

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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. Arrange your visit to Sea Turtle Hatchery and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cayo Largo using our Cayo Largo day trip planner .
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  • I went there alone. It was very interesting to see all the turtles. . 2 cu per person. Well worth it.  more »
  • visit to the nursery and home of adult turtles are very nice keeper then rilasciate...il will tell you type ... races ... character ... I mean power ... very nice and funny! You finish the tour taking in hand (two-hand!) a magnificent specimen (docile) for souvenir photos. Recommended!
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  • You really go visit, it'll raise the tourists to be vigilant while walking on the beach. Turtles lay their eggs on the beach.
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