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Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF

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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
+39 338 219 8533
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You can visit and will get explanations about how wildlife is endangered and how those people work... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karin115
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Bolzano, Italy
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Really nice hospital for turtles. I had some foreigners with me and we got evem an english guide... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
danilina89
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Asbro, Sweden
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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 1 week ago

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

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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

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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

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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

1  Thank Kelly A
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 14 September 2016

It was very interesting to visit the place. The tour leader was very passionate about her work and has an excellent knowledge about turtles. Were shown around various rooms accompanied reaching the center courtyard with large tanks with turtles being rehabilitated. A must to see...More

Thank KevinAzzo
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

The work they do at the Centro di Recupero Targarughe is amazing. They recover many injured marine animals and contribute invaluably to the preservation of marine fauna, and the preservation of animals in danger of extinction. It is also important to stress that a trip...More

Thank Rocioguildford
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