About this attraction.So few of the turtles are actually released and the owner didn't seem to want to context with conservationists to improve this situation.Lots of cruise ships do tours to this attraction so it is raking in lots of money .
It was a wonderful and educational experience at the sanctuary. What started into a simple rescue of a couple turtles has turned into a major project. I hope that they will continue their work. A must visit for families and nature lovers.
Everyone loves Turtles! Fun and educational. The hatch and later release programme is a great thing for the turtle life. Just hope this place gets more funding so it can have a bigger space so each resident turtle gets its own territory. They fight when together in confined spaces.
The Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary is a fun place to visit and see many different breeds of turtles from the wild. The tour guide is informative about the various turtle habitats. However, these turtles should be in the open ocean. It is very sad to see them trapped in small pools of salt water.
Mr. King has truly built something magical. While the attraction itself is quaint, his knowledge and love of the hawksbill turtle, and all turtle kind, in unparalleled. My wife and I arrived right as he was leaving the property, but he didn't hesitate to do an about face and stay over and hour late, much to the dismay of his...
Great idea and very good project. Loads of little turtles waiting for getting older and getting released. The only thing which made me VERY uneasy was to see the 70 year old turtle in a pool with very limited space around her and no plants whatsoever. The guide told us that the owner does not want to release it as...
We visited when things were nice and quiet so had the place to ourselves for most of the time...we were told about the history of the sanctuary, and that the guy running it had already saved more than 900+ turtles..there is a funny odour but guess this is true of most wildlife kept in captivity - it was clean and...