Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary, Bequia

#3 of 15 in Wildlife in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Wildlife Area · Landmark
Glimpse sea turtles up close at Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary, a sanctuary dedicated to the conservation and protection of endangered turtles. Observe the creatures in several pools--each one houses a different species. The turtles are raised here until they are 14 inches long and then released into the ocean. The owner offers valuable insight and knowledge, teaching visitors the value of a healthy environment and how they can help save all types of endangered species from extinction. Before you head to Bequia, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Bequia online trip builder, to make sure you see all that Bequia has to offer, including Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary.
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  • This was a terrible place! It was more like a prison for turtles. It was one turtle they had forgot to put back in to the water so it was laying dead on the floor with flies around it. And then...  more »
  • If your goal is to teach your children how to treat nature, this is not a place to do this...quite the opposite. The conditions of the site and the practices seen are not what we consider to be...  more »
  • Just a great place to visit, a wonderful story thst needs your support to keep it going.
  • Is this a sanctuary, really? A few concrete ponds, each with several turtles. No signage. No one explaining anything. I asked the old guy a few questions, to monosyllabic answers. This would be a rip-off at $1....but they want $6 US.

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