Cherating Turtle Sanctuary, Cherating

2.9
#3 of 12 in Parks in Kuantan District
To get your share of the adorable during your trip, visit Cherating Turtle Sanctuary. Baby turles inhabit little pools in this sanctuary until they are old enough to be released into the wild. Entry is free and the center provides information on the local turtles and conservation efforts. Adult green turtles also make their home here, and if you wish, you can pay a fee for a chance to release ten baby turtles into the sea. Work out when and for how long to visit Cherating Turtle Sanctuary and other Cherating attractions using our handy Cherating tour itinerary maker app .
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  • It's a good place for children and adults alike to learn about the turtles that come to our shores to lay their eggs and the danger they face. There are some turtles in the pools. It's free to enter b...  more »
  • Beautiful excursion!! Put these little baby turtles in the water, watch them reach the sea... immense happiness!!
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  • Entrance is free. However, do make donation to upkeep this place. Close on Mondays. One pool is with 2 turtles about 6 years old. The other pools are with small turtles. Need to take off your shoes be...  more »
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  • Great place for kids to see and learn more about turtle. It's free but you can contribute some money in the contributions box. The gallery shows information on many turtle species. Near the beach where you can walk around.
  • The place definitely feels and looks as its age. The exhibition is interesting as it tells you more about the marine life in Malaysia, although I'm not sure when was this as it definitely hasn't been updated recently. But you go there to see turtles and you're definitely not going to get disappointed. There are 2 adult/adolescent turtles swimming in a small pool and there's a whole bunch of baby turtles at one corner. Definitely a must place to visit and as entrance is free, please help to donate what you can to help their effort in conservation of the local area
  • As I went during the school holiday, it was kinda disappointing when the exhibition is only a brief line of glass displays. There should be more explanation done by the officers there as I am sure kids (and adults) would surely appreciate a good story telling.
  • You can get to release turtles for free during a specific season if you stay in The Kasturi, if not you can also see turtles and turtle babies. When we come, we hot to see an one eyed turtle. When it time to release your baby turtle, you can go beside the sea and let your turtle walk by it’s own and into the water. Good for kids.
  • Great for kids especially during landing season (April to Sept) where releases are made just before dusk. During other periods, u will be viewing the hatches placed in pool with net. PLEASE donate generously as they require donation funding fron public to help supplement minimal state Budget. Else buy some simple souvenirs from the entrance
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