Facility for conservation of sea turtle and its experiencing

Protect turtle, protect our sea.


Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center CARAPACE

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. 



Programs

Let’s learn!
This program offer you a valuable experience to see how we can take care to make them 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   
Programs are 30 mins in duration.   
Age:over 3

Sea Turtle Conservation Experience Program
You can feed sea turtles and wash their bodies.
Sea Turtle Research Experience Program
You can learn how to measure and weigh sea turtles.
Sea Turtle Research Experience Program
You can learn how to measure and weigh sea turtles.
Please feel free to ask me.
Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center CARAPACE
551 Shimokajiyose Tsurumi Saiki city, Oita prefecture 876-1312
50 mins by car from Saiki Inter Change
tel:0972-34-8448
mail:oita.seaturtle@gmail.com