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Estacion de Biologia Marina Dos Mosquises

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Address: Cayo Dos Mosquis, Sur, Los Roques National Park, Venezuela

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Adopt a turtle

Nice place where they do a great work to help sea turtles. You can help and adopt one their turtles.

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Montijo, Portugal
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Montijo, Portugal
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Nice place where they do a great work to help sea turtles. You can help and adopt one their turtles.

Thank DirioCandeias
Montevideo, Uruguay
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

you need a small private plane to get here, but once here you can visit the breeding tanks for a variety of endangered turtles. lovely beech and very few people around

3 Thank underground_miner
Uberlandia, MG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2014

in this place, the natives explain about the three species of turtles sites, two of which they have copies, the other is only in very deep water, then it is a 1 hour mandatory stop on this island . Always is associate with another larger island that has more attraction, since this island is passing, you can not get to... More 

3 Thank Leonardorocha66
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2013

This is a place where your faith in humankind is reloaded. These people search for turtle nests in danger and they move the eggs here and take care of them until they hatch. You can see their growth for one year along the pools. You can see turtles that are a few hours old until they are about 10-12 months... More 

3 Thank Euroviking
Caracas, Venezuela
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

The marine biology station is located on a beautiful cayo in the national park. After paying a fee (which is extremely cheap) the guide gives information about the four species of turtles that can be seen on the park, the protection of the nests and eggs and then a tour around the tanks with the little ones that they keep... More 

2 Thank Javier M
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

This place is magic, you can learn a lot about the turtles and their environment!! You have to pay a tickets just 10 bsf (1,50 usd)

1 Thank JFA8986
Barcelona, España
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Short visit to a scientific foundation to understand how is our world destroying wildlife. The place is old and not well mantained, but at least they care about nature. For less than 5 €, you can sponsor and name one of the turtles that will be set free in the future and get a t-shirt. Special visit for kids!

2 Thank PauBCN
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 6 March 2013

We went to "the turtle island" or Dos Mosquises Key, as part of a three island tour on our vacation on Gran Roques in the Los Roques Archipelago. The scientists running the Marine Biology Station take care of newly-hatched endangered turtles (the green and the loggerhead) and two species of critically endangered sea turtles (the hawksbill and the leatherback), all... More 

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