Kelonia, Saint-Leu

4.3
#1 of 67 in Parks in Reunion Island
Observe various species of marine turtles at Kelonia, a former turtle ranch turned public aquarium. The descriptions are mostly in French, so it is worth taking an English audio guide to learn more about these ancient sea reptiles, including their migratory and mating habits. Discover the many ways that people used their shells in the past, before they became endangered. Apart from the aquarium, this turtle center rehabilitates injured and sick turtles, conducts research programs, and organizes educational workshops. Make your Saint-Leu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • We visited Kelonia on the last day of our holiday. It's a really great attraction (several pools and aquaria - not just turtles), lots of information about all of the species (but could really do...  more »
  • Good that a previous farm was transformed into a conservation and scientific location. Lots of self-read panels, if you don’t arrive on time for the guided tours. Both kids and adults enjoyed it.  more »
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  • A nice place for both adults and children. Learned a lot of things and enjoyed watching the turtles!!!
  • Interesting place to remind us how important it is to preserve our ocean... All the staff are doing a great job... Well organized place... Well structured...exposure with a high level of details.... Bravo à toute l'équipe...
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