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Turtle Conservation Project Turtle Watch, Rekawa

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Admire beautiful sea turtles and take part in efforts to protect them at Turtle Conservation Project Turtle Watch. Join a group of around 20 people and watch as the turtles lay eggs on the beach. The organization protects the turtles and provides them with a safe place for hatching, far from natural predators, on a beach that’s cleaned daily in order to provide adequate nesting grounds. Tours take place at night; you'll be asked not to take photos or disturb the turtles in any way. Use our Rekawa trip itinerary planner to visit Turtle Conservation Project Turtle Watch on your trip to Rekawa, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Beautiful spectacle of beautiful creatures. The only negative aspect is that there are too many people coming and not always respecting the animals. 
  • The whole tourist crowd in the goose-step about the beach being hunted after payment of the entrance fee. The Ranger divides the crowd into small groups, that each one may admire the poor animals. Light and Flash are not allowed, only the Ranger is lit with a red light, where he meets the direction of sometimes, but usually in a conversation with other people wildly gesturing. To have better visibility, he breaks off branches without inhibitions, including picking cover the turtles. To the an other turtle egg drop pit he digs even a sight channel. This has to do with treating with the nature and the animals, that's worst tourist rip-offs. We went independently back without even to join the rest of the wretched.
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  • It is all a FARCE. It is a pure and simple premiering the turtles while they do the implementation. There were about 50 people in low season. They do nothing of what they say in the talk or on posters. I could try insitu and then corroborate it talking to people of the village. Education projects never existed, paid 1,000 rupees as alleged donation to protect the eggs and not there are no nest with the maya, they say neither numbered nor controlled at all. All nests are crushed (they also tread on them) and the people are still catching the eggs to eat and they know it and do not prevent it. I feel very badly for having contributed by these phonies masquerading as protectors of nature. Please, don't go. There are many other beaches that really protect them in other countries
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