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Turtle Beach Conservation Centre

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The highlight of a visit to Ujung Genteng for many travellers is the opportunity to visit the turtle conservation centre to see large green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) lay their eggs in the sand and witness baby hatchlings on their inaugural journey to the sea, and the best part is that you’ll be in the company of very few other humans.

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About five kilometres north of Ujung Genteng village along the aptly named Turtle Beach, green sea turtles make the long journey from out in the deep blue sea all the way to this tiny section of sand as they have been doing for millennia to nest throughout the year, with the peak nesting season from July to August. This area is one of the world’s largest nesting grounds for green sea turtles, but other species including olive ridley, hawksbill, flatback, loggerhead and leatherback turtles occasionally make their way to the ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 600 words.)

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