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Zakynthos Turtle Rescue Center

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This beach was amazing. You could see where the turtle eggs were laid which was really cool. The... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Swindon, United Kingdom
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A nice place for turtles and other sescreatures. Interesting facts and a good bar besides. The... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is something you HAVE TO DO! Absolutely amazing to get this close to the sea-turtles, and something you could maybe struggle to do yourself, by hiring a pedalo, but still possible

Thank Hattie L
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This place really fascinated me, and you can share the beach with the turtle nests. 5 -10 min walk down the road. Obviously some part of it is sectioned off. If you go swimming I recommend taking a pair of those beach plastic shoes, it's...More

Thank Mitchyone
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

For something that didn’t have an entry fee, it was great to visit this center. There were very few animals there due to the fact that it is a rescue center, but I found out a lot about the local turtles , and all other...More

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This beach was amazing. You could see where the turtle eggs were laid which was really cool. The sea was okay but full of boats making swimming less fun. Views were amazing and I would recommend

Thank Maisoo
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A very informative volunteer led centre that's worth 15 minutes of your time if you are using Gerakas beach, the nesting place of the endangered Loggerhead sea turtle. The volunteers are doing very good work in the face of adversity and tourism seriously harming the...More

Thank AaronB101
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Tanks are empty in turtle centre and no turtles seen. Only some fishes were seen. Good place to visit if you go to beach, otherwise not worth if visit.

Thank 250pasir
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A nice place for turtles and other sescreatures. Interesting facts and a good bar besides. The staff is friendly and let the children hold small land turtles

Thank zorro70
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Great work they are doing, but the center is only worth a short visit. Seeing the nest markers on the beach and the volentary watch men is great. Wonderful that people dedicate their time and effort in helping nature..

Thank Holmgaard
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

There isn’t much to see by way of animals, they’re currently not certified to take in injured turtles, however are fundraising for those final pieces of equipment which will allow them to rescue more animals that need care. You’ll learn a lot about how tourism...More

2  Thank amybec
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Small beach where you can see the turtle makes that have come on shore during the night ,There is deckchairs and umberellas that you pay 10 euros for the day but come early or they will be gone .this is a sandy beach very little...More

Thank sheila056
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