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Many tour operators offer to visit this place in combination with a temple or other city tour. I suggest you just take a taxi and visit by yourself. There is enough information available on the spot to need a guide. It's good for a short...More
Only 60 baht to get in and mostly undercover should it rain.
You get to see various pools with turtles ranging from 2 weeks old up to 10 years old.
Lovely to see the Thai Navy getting involved in conservation of these lovely creatures
After reading some of the earlier reviews I was expecting a small building with very little there. I was really shocked, Its not a massive attraction for sure however it is really a fantastic place to visit. The work they do is really great and...More
Please do pay a visit to this wonderful conservation centre, which does great work. Admission is 60 Baht per person: our hotel (Khao Lak Laguna Resort) arranged a taxi at a cost of 800 Baht return, including waiting time at the centre.
You can wander...More
We visited the Turtle Nursery as a family as part of an elephant trek day trip. Wasn't on our To-Do list but pleased we went. The surroundings are a bit run down, but the turtles seem well looked after and great to see what is...More
The nursery must be on a few acres of land with hundreds of tanks mainly full of young turtles. There are some older ones (about 3 foot, so 50 years??) that they use for breeding. The story of this place is well worth listening to....More
The Turtle Conservation Center is responsible for releasing 10000 turtles each year. I am sure tourists can forgive the rather spartan Navy base surroundings for the excellent work they carry out. Wonderful to see so many clearly contented turtles from a month old to some...More
We were lucky enough to be there the same day at the Governor General who happened to be celebrating his birthday and releasing a couple of turtles into the sea. They invited us to the beach to partake in the release which was wonderful for...More