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Cherating Turtle Sanctuary, Cherating

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Wildlife Area
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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cherating Turtle Sanctuary by using our Cherating itinerary builder.
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  • It was fun to experience with the kids was very significant experience, then I'd love to see cute little turtles go to remember that
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  • Pretty basic. Still worth a visit if you are in the vicinity. They have a couple of turtles in a small pool that would excite young ones. But release of baby turtles are seasonal. Wish for more inform...  more »
  • As l walked to the sanctuary from our resort, l was amused by the possibility that 4 turtles may be missing. They would have gone to the city and met a rat. You know what l am talking about right? Onl...  more »
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  • Abt 45mins drive from kuantan town. Nothing much, it's like a kampung house with a few ponds at the backyard. A few bigger turtles can be found in the pond, and some cute black baby turtles... Actually, am quite disappointed that msia is always not good in maintaining such natural resources or conservations...
  • If you’re interested in wildlife conservation, then the Cherating Turtle Sanctuary – located beside Club Med – is a good place to head to. You can see tanks with baby and rehabilitating sea turtles and you can also glean information about the laying and hatching periods of these gentle sea creatures. The best time to visit is between April and August when you can participate in night tours that allow you to see the turtles come ashore to lay eggs.
  • Was great to see the collection of turtles (including babies) and a reasonably interesting information section, but would have been good to have a volunteer/guide available to answer questions (how old the turtles were? when would the be released?)
  • They do good work and provide information on the wall. The older turtles seem lonely and have little place. Its free.
  • You can see the turtle... haha