Sea Turtle Hatchery, Cayo Largo

4.4
#3 of 72 in Wildlife in Cuba
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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 visited the Sea Turtle Hatchery when we stayed at a resort in Cayo Largo. It costs 2 pesos per person to enter. They raise the turtles from popular beaches, so the eggs don’t get crushed under...  more »
  • This is not only a neat visit but a truly noble cause. Drop into a pet store at home and buy up all the “growth turtle food” and give it to them. We have been 3 times and although it is small in...  more »

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