Archive for the tag 'turtles'

Oct 03 2011

Serangan’s Turtle Centre and beaches revisited

Published by under Kids,Serangan Island

What to do on a sunny Bali Sunday with kids? Visit the turtle centre on Serangan Island of course! We’ve written about this under-visited attraction before and it makes for a perfect half-day outing from anywhere in south Bali — especially if combined with a meal out on the nearby beaches. The Turtle Conservation and … read the full post

Dec 17 2010

The Turtle Conservation and Education Centre

Published by under Kids,Serangan Island

Turtles in Bali are a sensitive issue. Traditionally some Balinese like to eat them and turtle meat has often been used in religious ceremonies. Unfortunately, turtle numbers have plummeted around Bali, in part due to hunting but also because their hatcheries are disappearing due to over-development, asĀ  Bali continues to cram more and more (willing) … read the full post