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Tortugueros Las Playitas

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Camino a Las Playitas | Between Calle Los Mangos & Camino Internacional, Todos Santos 2300, Mexico
+52 612 177 8393
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Release Endangered Pacific Leatherback Turtle Hatchlings

For a 50 peso contribution you'll receive a coconut bowl with 2 Endangered Pacific Leatherback... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
jemmerling
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Michigan
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Baby turtles AND whales!

There is zero swimming here - the waves are thunderous! During hatching time (we were there in... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
JodiStudio
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Richland, Washington
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We welcome tourist participation in Sea Turtle conservation activities throughout the year in Todos Santos. Our program includes: Sea Turtle habitat protection, hatchling release, nest rescue and incubation, environmental education and community outreach. There are Volunteer opportunities for all ages! Individuals, families and school groups are invited to participate. We thank you for participating in our Eco-Tours which help improve sustainable fisheries in Baja!
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Camino a Las Playitas | Between Calle Los Mangos & Camino Internacional, Todos Santos 2300, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

For a 50 peso contribution you'll receive a coconut bowl with 2 Endangered Pacific Leatherback Turtle Hatchlings. Then you release them on the beach and root for them as they battle their way through the surf. While we were there, they did it everyday at...More

2  Thank jemmerling
Reviewed 4 January 2017

There is zero swimming here - the waves are thunderous! During hatching time (we were there in December), the waves bring in baby turtles. Precious. The scenery is lovely. We had the beach to ourselves and saw whales jumping during sunset. We walked here from...More

Thank JodiStudio
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We went to see the sea turtle hatchings release to the ocean at sunset. It is a must do if you are staying in Todos Santos. Francesca, who runs the non-profit and volunteer program is very knowledge and is able to field every question. This...More

1  Thank Forrest R
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

These people are protecting about 8000 turtle eggs in a covered shelter and helping the turtles get back to sea you can sponsor a nest and check back every couple of days to see the progress

Thank Barb C
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Bring the kids, your significant other or just go solo to watch the tiny turtles head out to sea. Beautiful beach, great staff that care so deeply about the turtles and you'll leave with a smile.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My daughter, grand daughter, and I went to see the baby turtles released at sunset. We were treated to a very special event. What they are doing to save the turtles is a wonderful effort. We were very lucky to be part of it and...More

Thank LeonNoel7
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful and quiet beaches we have ever enjoyed! The ocean is rough and beat for surfing and beach walks. I doubt children would enjoy the beach as the waters are rough and not safe. There is a Turtle Conservation area that...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This turtle hatchery is down the way from my house. When they release the babies from November through March it's spectacular. Check out the website. If you're here you can volunteer to babysit nests and hatchlings. Awesome.

2  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 27 May 2016

It's a short drive from town and lots of fun...why not go! The beach is beautiful so lots to enjoy just being there. Take a picnic and stay awhile.

Thank Janice E
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We took part in a turtle release and it was a great experience. The group was a mixture of young families, couples, single travellers to seniors and it seemed as though everyone enjoyed watching the little turtles make there way to the sea. I will...More

1  Thank FreedomNowBCS
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Garth2657
22 June 2017|
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Response from Mary E | Reviewed this property |
You will find that most of the Pacific Ocean in that region is NOT good for swimming/snorkeling - very strong current and many drownings. You're better to go to the Sea of Cortez side of Mexico where the sea is calmer. Do... More
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srselander15
19 January 2016|
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Response from Cowpunzel | Reviewed this property |
The turtles are released December 1-March 31, per their website. It's a bit of a hike from Cabo ... at least 90 minutes.
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