Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center / Tsurumi Peninsula Ecotuorism
Protect turtle, protect our sea.
Saiki city is the largest city in Kyushu Island and has coastline which total length is about 270kilometres. Geographically this deeply indented coastline is known as Nippo kaigan Quasi-National Park due to it’s beautiful rias coastline.
Tsurumi peninsula locate at the end of east in Kyushu. In this rural area, we newly established a facility called “CARAPACE” to take care sea turtle designated as endangered species.
This place is to protect sea turtle from fix fishing net bycatch and for taking care until they are able to return to sea safely.
And under our program provided, you can experience and see how they were recovered in this facility.
We named this place as “CARAPACE” means hard shell which protect sea turtle from external enemies. With our strong thoughts to protect sea turtle and sea, we believe this place can be frontline for conservation.
return to home sea. Let’s touch and feel them!
Price：¥1,000〜 per person
Date：May 1-Octorber 31 （except Tuesday）
Maximum number of participants：１0
Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center ｜CARAPACE
［HAZAKO Nature Center］
（Please contact us from HAZAKO Nature Center「Contact form」）
551 Shimokajiyose Tsurumi Saiki city, Oita prefecture 876-1312