Turtle & Marine Conservation on Bali

Turtle & Marine
Conservation on Bali

Making ecological leeway in protecting the turtles and coral around Bali, the team behind
the Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (TCEC) have made it their mission to
spread their sustainable word through this half-day tour.

WHY THIS TOUR?

Integrating family fun with an educational theme is a core concept, created around this Bali-based experience. Surrounded by water, this experience is unlifting the veil of the environmental aspect that drives local and international conservationists on the tip of their toes can be found at the Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (TCEC).

Since 2016, this institute has made sustainable breakthroughs in keeping the turtle population at bay at a dedicated centre on Serangan. During this family-orientated guided tour along the work done, you will gain a deeper insight into the work done. Plus, you have the chance to contribute to this great cause through a coral donation.

TRAIL ITINERARY

Turtle & Marine Conservation on Bali

09:00 - 13:00

You are welcomed in the morning at your resort lobby by your local representative for a relatively short ride to Serangan, an island off the Balinese coast near Mentasari Beach and Benoa Harbour. Connected through a bridge with the mainland, the Turtle Conservation and Education Centre is one of the main attractions. The TCEC is an integrated educational program dedicated to turtle, coral reef and ocean protection and has been founded with the support of the local government to eradicate the illegal turtle trade.

You start with the visit to turtle island to see the Turtle Conservation and Education Centre at Serangan Island, south of Sanur. This institute is doing both things: taking on the important job of educating both the local community and school kids to help end the turtle trade and support conservation (donation for the conservation can be arranged on the spot on own personal account).

Then you will spend about 2 hours joining a Coral Clay Workshop by starting with creating your coral reef out of clay. Then the time for you to follows the challenge with fun interactive games in an Escape Room. Through this game, you will have a better understanding to contribute to marine life.

To complete today’s experience, you are invited to support this Marine conservation by Adopting a Coral. This highly popular programme is a donation initiative for planting coral in Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area nursery and will be monitored by a local environmental awareness community. While you participating in a simulated dry tagging of the coral using a ceramic coral piece in the centre for Marine Conservation.

At the end of spending time on this responsible project, you will head back to your resort along Bali’s southern coastline or near the Ubud rice paddy fields.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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INCLUSIONS

  • A half-day tour with a professional English-speaking guide.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver.
  • All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the description.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • Visit to Coral Triangle Centre, 1 hour Coral Clay Workshop and the Game for Change programme

EXCLUSIONS

  • Adopt a Coral programme (to be paid on spot)
  • Tours, inclusions of any kind and other services that are not outlined in the tour description
  • Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees and optional tours, unless otherwise stated
  • Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.
  • Compulsory Christmas, country-specific festival and/or New Year dinner at included hotels
  • Single supplement charges for single travelers, where applicable
  • Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point
  • Supplements for transfers for customers arriving or departing from any airport or resorts located outside the general pick-up and drop-off locations
  • Hotel expenses of a personal nature, should an overnight be included: this includes mini-bar consumption, laundry, room service, any telephone or other communication cost not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)

GOOD TO KNOW

  • This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying along South Bali (Sanur, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Legian and Seminyak) and Ubud. Transfers outside these areas, including any harbour and Bali’s International Airport are excluded. Supplements apply for customers who want to join this excursion outside one of these regions
  • This tour is not operational during Nyepi Day, Bali’s Day of Silence. The date of this spiritual day changes annually
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour
  • Please note pick-up and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held responsible in any way for negligence and/or not following suggestions for any damage related to this
  • The protection of the country’s flora and fauna is of immense importance for us. We will not pursue any activities for guests that are not in line with our animal, wildlife and environment protection principles
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours may be on request
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.

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