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Tanjung Benoa Turtle Island, a Fun Educational Tourism Treat in Bali

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Balitraveldiary.com – Traveling while learning is certainly very fun. That’s what Tanjung Benoa Turtle Island tour offers. Besides being able to learn, children can also participate in refreshing while playing. With such an atmosphere, it is not surprising that Turtle Island is a tourist destination that is crowded with tourists, both local and foreign.

There are several activities that you can do such as playing with the turtles in their cages, carrying them, entering the turtle pond or taking pictures with the turtles. There are various forms of turtles here, ranging from young turtles that are still small or called hatchlings to turtles that are decades old which of course are very large.

Visitors are also allowed to feed the turtles, so this experience is too bad to miss. No wonder there are many family groups who choose to take a vacation together to this place. Especially when bringing children. They will be very happy to be able to interact directly with the hatchlings and turtles on Turtle Island Tanjung Benoa.

Besides being kept on Turtle Island Tanjung Benoa, 50% of hatchlings that are 1 month old are released into the sea so that they can adapt to their natural habitat. Not all of the baby turtles are released, because most of the baby turtles that are released are probably only a small part that can survive. This can happen because it cannot be denied that there are predators that prey on the turtles.

This location is a sanctuary for protected and endangered turtles such as green turtles, hawksbill turtles, hawksbill turtles and flat turtles. Children and adults alike will be very happy here because they can see and hold the turtles directly, and can witness the newly hatched turtles and how to care for them. Wow,…. Cool, right!!!!

Besides turtles, there are also various other interesting animals such as fruit-eating bats, snakes, eagles, parrots, and monkeys. Besides being able to take pictures with them, you are also allowed to give food but that has been provided by the manager.

How to get to Tanjung Benoa Turtle Island

To go to Turtle Island, it takes about 15-20 minutes by motorized boat from Tanjung Benoa Beach. The boat used is quite unique because underneath there is glass so that when the boat sails, the underwater scenery can be seen from the boat. His nickname is Glass Bottom Boat. Glass Bottom Boat rental price is Rp. 350 thousand per boat with a maximum of 10 passengers.

Tanjung Benoa Turtle Island Entrance Ticket

After arriving at Turtle Island Tanjung Benoa, the boat could not approach the shoreline because the sea water was very shallow. Therefore, visitors must walk along the sea water as high as ankles to get to Turtle Island. At the location, visitors must pay an entrance ticket in advance.

This ticket is charged as a donation ticket for the maintenance and care of the animals bred here. The ticket price for domestic tourists, adults is Rp. 10,000 per person and children are Rp. 5,000 per person. As for foreign tourists, adults are Rp. 20,000 per person and children are Rp. 10,000 per person