Sea Turtle Hatchery, Cayo Largo

4.4
#3 of 79 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 very surprised and pleased with the Sea Turtle Hatchery. The man was very informative, it was a great experience! We even got to hold the turtles, the 1 turtle even swam over to us :)  more »
  • I had read a lot before visiting so purchased turtle food and sepia bones and brought them to Cuba with me as an extra donation. The gentleman running the hatchery told me this is the first time ever ...  more »
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