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Sea Turtle Release in Puerto Escondido

  • Evening tour to the turtle sanctuary at Palmarito Beach from Puerto Escondido
  • Gain fascinating insight into the behavior and breeding habits of sea turtles from an expert
  • Help newly hatched sea turtles make their way into the ocean
Sea Turtle Release in Puerto Escondido
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Sea Turtle Release in Puerto Escondido

Experience the enchantment of releasing baby sea turtles into their natural environment on an evening tour from Puerto Escondido. After hotel pickup in a comfortable, air-conditioned car, travel to the unspoiled Palmarito Beach to admire the coastal splendor of the area. Receive an interesting introduction to the behavior and breeding habits of sea turtles before helping newly hatched baby turtles make their way into the sea. Watch the sun set over the virgin sands of the beach before returning to Puerto Escondido with magical memories.  

What to Expect
You will be picked up at 5pm from your Puerto Escondido hotel. Board a comfortable van and head north on the main road for about 8 minutes. You will then take a detour to Palmarito Beach. This is a beautiful virgin beach located about 10 minutes away from the city.

Once you get there, you will head to the turtle camp site where a local guide will greet you and provide you with full information about the camp and the work being done to protect and save sea turtles. Right before sunset, you will be getting ready to say goodbye to the turtles as you appreciate the gorgeous landscape from the beach. See, hold and help the newly hatched turtles get to the water to start their amazing adventure into the sea.

After you have released the turtles, you will head back to the hotel filled with wonderful memories of this experience.
Reviews (17)
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile
Turtle Release

An interesting experiance and great way to help increase survival rates of baby turtles! Guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank lrobertson8
Reviewed 30 June 2018
Unique and fun experience

Very cool to be part of the conversation effort and to see the baby sea turtles make their way into the ocean. Jaciel was excellent - he explained the entire mission of the organization in English while other members explained in Spanish. He took great...More

1  Thank Govind M
Reviewed 3 April 2018
Helping Turtles and Having Fun

This was such a cool thing to do, especially for our kids (age 9 & 11). We booked through Trip Advisor the day before, so it was nothing really pre planned. Kikko picked us up at our condo at 6pm. The whole thing only took...More

2  Thank Heather C
Reviewed 24 March 2018
Just a few cool people on the beach giving sea turtles a better chance of survival

This experience was a great one. We got to set to sea a group of sea turtles who were born an hour before. Kiko and his group patrol the beach to save turtle eggs before poachers snatch them for sale and invite guests to help...More

Thank vryanv
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile
Amazing experience

This trip was so much fun and I got an amazing experience. I booked the trip and Kiko picked me up. I was the only person, so I could do the turtle release with no one else. I could ask everything about the turtles because...More

Thank Johanna G
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27 May 2018|
Response from Dave S |
Should be. My partner went yesterday. We didn’t pay anything tho. If your happy to just go down and watch them be released it costs nothing. If you want to release one it costs MX$100 don’t pay for a tour