Sea Turtle Hatchery, Cayo Largo

4.4
#3 of 77 in Wildlife in Cuba
Visit Sea Turtle Hatchery, whose aim is to protect the endangered species of turtles that call Cuba home. The hatchery collects eggs from vulnerable beaches, raises the baby turtles to a specific point of development, and then releases them safely back into the sea. You can participate in this occasion alongside the experts. Learn about the work undertaken here, or touch some of the turtles swimming in the pools. You can also book a guided nighttime turtle-watching excursion. Arrange your visit to Sea Turtle Hatchery and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cayo Largo using our Cayo Largo day trip planner .
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  • We were there once and let go of the baby turtles twice with Leonardo on the beach! It was a fantastic experience and the two men put so much effort into it! They do it voluntarily and have so much work! Respect and thank you very much! Definitely worth a visit
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  • nice center.. can pick up the turtles. what a thrill! great work of the volunteers we met on the beach while checking the nests! Top see turtles at night at the beach as they go to lay eggs!
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