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Mon Repos Turtle Centre

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Turtle amazing.

You have to be patient and committed. Car park renovation causes use of shuttle buses. Wednesday... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Janellesteve
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Sydney
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A must do when in Bargara

We were fortunate it was the right time of year, most informative doing the night time experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greybadge
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Brisbane, Australia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Mon Repos Regional Park, Bargara, Queensland 4670, Australia
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+61 7 4159 1652
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You have to be patient and committed. Car park renovation causes use of shuttle buses. Wednesday night we attended there were about 110 school kids, plus typical tourists.lesson..ask how many booked for night if you can be flexible. End up with 4 groups, probably 50...More

Thank Janellesteve
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate it was the right time of year, most informative doing the night time experience, cheap at twice the price

Thank Greybadge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read the information on the website.. do your research... Everthing happened the way we thought it would. We parked in the designated area and got the shuttle to the center (which is under construction at the moment) We brought picnic blankets and dinner with us...More

Thank dashfunderbunk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They develop a beautiful work up there. It was a good experience being part of the process of helping the turtles.

Thank 658dimitril
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to a slightly more unique than usual, with a turtle beginning the nesting process after just 1 hour of waiting (7pm). We were in group 1 due to booking well ahead of time (groups are created in order of booking). Take water,...More

Thank LarissaMariexo
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is an unforgettable experience. Do it! The evening is well planned, respectful to the animals, educational, fun and amazing. We learnt so much. We had 2 seperate nights at the conservation centre and were lucky enough to see laying and hatching.

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I was so excited to visit this reserve and we were not disappointed. A fair bit of waiting around in mosquito prone area ( take the repellent ) while the rangers locate the nests hatching ,and then we were divided into manageable groups. The amount...More

Thank CDPort
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We went on a last minute decision and were disappointed that the place was fully booked and when I looked at delaying our trip to later weekends, all Friday and Saturday night were booked out already for the season. So book as early as possible,...More

Thank KiwiFern1993
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is an extremely popular event so be prepared for crowds of people. We booked months in advance and were lucky to be the second couple called to join the very first group. We had a brisk walk in the moonlight to the beach and...More

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Very imformative. The rangers and staff were terrific. We did not have to wait too long before being called to head off on the walk down to the beach (we were in group 3). It was a beautiful evening and...More

Thank Robelle275
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melissamprior
3 March 2018|
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Response from cmfoers | Reviewed this property |
we saw them in jNuary laying but friends we were with saw both laying and hayvhimg. it takes 6 ~8 weeks to hatch from laying. go as soon as possible because by April it's too late. book on line. don't use a tour group... More
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julesvinnie
9 April 2017|
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Response from George G | Reviewed this property |
Tourss of the turtle hatchlings run up until the end of March so I am sure there are no more tours this year. Best to give them a call though.
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hohepa69
23 November 2016|
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Response from Phyllisqueensland | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is best to book in advance- 2 reasons- if during popular times they have many advance bookings, you could be waiting all night to see the turtles laying and or hatching. Also, they take you to the beach following the... More
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