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Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF

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Excellent marine turtle recovery center

Had a small volunteering experience with this center. I felt like I was living on another dimension... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
S_Zanotti
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London, United Kingdom
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You can visit and will get explanations about how wildlife is endangered and how those people work... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Karin115
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Bolzano, Italy
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C. da Grecale | Where ferry boat from Sicily and aliscafo stop, at the end of Lungomare Luigi Rizzo, 92010, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very welcoming and the staff are very friendly ...it’s only 5 mins from pontoon were we parked boat

Thank Adrian G
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Had a small volunteering experience with this center. I felt like I was living on another dimension - loved every second of it. Not only the center focuses on marine turtle rehabilitation but also on tourists' sensibilization. Before having the chance to meet the turtles,...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

You can visit and will get explanations about how wildlife is endangered and how those people work to rescue the victims of our abuse. Absolutely worth supporting

Thank Karin115
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Really nice hospital for turtles. I had some foreigners with me and we got evem an english guide. Very intresting. Recommended

Thank danilina89
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I have been visited the centre after a day spent at the beach. I would recommend it as the centre is opening after 5 pm so it is the perfect ending of a day. The actual visit takes approximately an hour but it is extremely...More

2  Thank eli r
Reviewed 25 July 2017

In this centre for turtles, there are a lot of injured turtles who were saved and are now being taken care of. One of the members gave a detailed description of their work and afterwards we were allowed to visit the turtles. There was also...More

2  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 7 July 2017

There is information (in Italian, though) about sea turtles and thier actions in Lampedusa area. They swim around 20-60 km per day - quite a swimmers! You also see around 20 of them in the center before they are released. Sea turtles nest in Lampedusa...More

Thank jusaja
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Been there today, after a good explanation about the various species, we saw a few turtles who have been rescued and are still recovering. Must say that the volunteers are really dedicated and they do it from the heart. Thanks also to the fisherman who...More

Thank Ingrid B
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Nice to visit this centro di Recupero, if you are a lover of turtles; there is a guide to explain you what happens with the turtles and tell you about her works, and the preservation of her genus. the little turtles are amazing.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This little sanctuary is located at the end of Turtle Port, where the ferries dock. You get to see turtles in rehab, and to hear about their progress. At the time of our visit there was an English speaking guide. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Emma-Jane_Hope86
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