Malaysia // The south //

Padang Kemunting Turtle Sanctuary


Padang Kemunting is one of the last nesting areas of the hawksbill turtle and the painted terrapin in south Malaysia. Although open all year, it’s only worth visiting the turtle sanctuary during hatchling season (March–Sept). It’s a friendly place with lots of information, including an introductory video about the turtle population of Melaka.

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