Top Ten Best Places to See Sea Turtles

Top Ten Best Places to See Sea Turtles

Tobago Cays, Caribbean


The Tobago Cays are an archipelago located in the Southern part of Saint Vincent comprising five small islands are a myriad of coral reefs. The area is one of natural beauty where there exists many varieties of coral reef as well as extensive marine flora and fauna.

Gili Islands, Indonesia

The Gili Islands are an archipelago of three small islands in South East Asia. Due to the abundance of marine life and attractive coral formations, divers and snorkeling enthusiasts from all over the world flock to the Gili Islands to spot life.



The clear visibility in the Egyptian Red Sea with its colorful corals and the many species of fish is actually almost enough to make any underwater enthusiast happy. But it gets even better, as the area is home to many species of sea turtles and you can encounter them

Marsa Alam, Egypt

Cook Island Marine Reserve, Australia


This reserve is a marine protected area located in the South Pacific Ocean, around 600m from the Fingal Head mainland of New South Wales. Consisting of waters around the island within a radius of 500metres, it is possible to spot turtles all year around as the place is actually a sanctuary for marine life.

Akumal, Playa del Carmen, México

To the locals in Mayan, Akumal is known as the Place of the Turtles. This in itself should be reason enough to consider this beautiful location as a perfect destination for looking for and swimming with these graceful creatures.



The Maldives is a beautiful location composed of more than 1,000 coral islands in the Indian Ocean. Ari Atoll specifically is one of the natural atolls of the Maldives. It is one of the biggest atolls and located in the west of the archipelago.

Ari Atoll, Maldives

Sipadan, Malaysia


Situated as a small island in Malaysia in the Celebes Sea, Sipadan is a top destination for divers coming from all over the world. There are more than 3,000 different species of fish and many different types of corals which are unique to the area. Great location from the list of The 10 Best Places to See Sea Turtles.

Maui Island, Hawaii

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii is a volcanic archipelago with stunning scenery and volcanic surroundings. It is an area of rich marine formation, in particular, it is home to 6 of the species of sea turtles.



People come from all over the world to these islands because they are known for their large number of endemic species. One of the main reasons why the Galapagos Islands feature so high on our list is because the Galapagos green sea turtle is a subspecies of green turtle that can only be found in the waters of the archipelagos of these islands.

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador


In one of the largest marine ecological systems in the world, you can find the Great Barrier Reef. Known to be the largest coral reef in the world, it is visible from space. There are an abundance of plants and animals that you could find swimming around in this area.

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia


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