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Tortugranja (Turtle Farm)

#7 of 47 things to do in Isla Mujeres Features Animals
Carretera Sac Bajo Km 5 | Fraccionamiento Mar Turquesa, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
+52 998 888 0705
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Interesting enough, not expensive

You look at turtles in pens and some aquariums, not too spectacular but worth the cost ($3 USD I... read more

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Turtle Farm

If you never saw a big turtles you should visit turtle farm in Isla Mujeres. Entrance fee 3... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Carretera Sac Bajo Km 5 | Fraccionamiento Mar Turquesa, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
+52 998 888 0705

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You look at turtles in pens and some aquariums, not too spectacular but worth the cost ($3 USD I think). The most interesting thing are the albino and partial albino turtles that can't be released because they will die if exposed to sunlight. On of...More

Thank emtempe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you never saw a big turtles you should visit turtle farm in Isla Mujeres. Entrance fee 3$ Honestly, you don't have much to do there. You have there 3-4 types of turtles and lobsters also you can feed Hawksbill sea turtles and one more...More

Thank Art L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice inexpensive facility to visit while staying on the island. It is small, informative place to learn about sea turtles and other sea animals

Thank steven w
Reviewed 3 days ago

We rented a golf cart and we found this place by accident, the ticket price I think is $3 but it is worth it. It is fun to see the turtles in the different pools and they have a dolphin under rehabilitation.

Thank marcelonyc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The water in the tanks was so disgusting. Some of the animals you couldn't even see in the filthy water. Not much to see. Save your money! We felt so bad of the animals being kept in those conditions.

Thank amy3323
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an amazing animals, also the people at the turtle farm are happy to show you everything, buy a little food for the turtle, never been so close to them. Worth every minute. Highly recommend to visit this island and going to the turtle farm.

Thank Annamarijemeijer1990
Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw several different sizes of sea turtles. There were also other creatures in the aquariums there. This place is trying to help sea turtles. They also have a dolphin. It is a great place to see the sea turtles if you can't see them...More

Thank Mariah V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was only $3 entrance fee, and you typically get what you pay for....It was not very clean and felt overall like it was not well maintained. It was very small, and while I am glad I went, I would not have missed anything had I...More

1  Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not at all impressed. The staff were dismissive, no one was available to educate you, tour you. The place was tiny, and I quite frankly felt terrible for the turtles -This is not at all what I thought it would be. I think...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were riding in our rented golf cart when we saw the Tortugranja signage. We stopped and paid our two dollar admission fee. Not really sure what the purpose of this turtle farm was. Not exactly a zoo, just a small place with turtles in...More

Thank ADolores
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When we visited recently, we did not see any injured turtles. They did not appear to be recovering or in need of help. Are the turtles released? Are they bred in captivity? (did not see any way they could make it to sand to lay eggs)
2 May 2017|
Response from 1naturalist | Reviewed this property |
Turtles are raised from eggs and released up to a year old. Turtles that hatch in the wild have a very low chance to survive being eaten by birds or crabs as they work their way back to the water after hatching. Also once... More
Chris U
Can you actually watch turtles hatch and go to the sea like in Cozumel?
16 June 2016|
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Response from Yu J | Reviewed this property |
No..unfortunately you can't..
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I know the babies are released already so I'm wondering if there is any left there to see when we go to Isla Mujeres in December?
22 November 2015|
Response from Shadylady88 | Reviewed this property |
There is always turtles there! You might not get to see the babies but it is still a great stop. The albinos are my favorite. Outside in front there are the red cheeked sliders are that are injured and most people dont... More