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Santuario La Escobilla

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A great cause, but poorly executed

We came here to witness the famous arrival of thousands of sea turtles breeding, because we read... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2019
diedorisw
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Vienna, Austria
Turtle Release on Christmas Day

Our family loved this experience. Our tour guide, Arturo, took us out for this wonderful... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
chorneydandae
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Alberta, Canada
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13 Jan 2019
“A great cause, but poorly executed”
7 Jan 2019
“Turtle Release on Christmas Day”
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

We came here to witness the famous arrival of thousands of sea turtles breeding, because we read that the beach is strictly protected (even by the military) – and that's something we want to support. First of all, it's very easy to reach the place, also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Our family loved this experience. Our tour guide, Arturo, took us out for this wonderful experience. The turtles were born at 3 pm and we released them into the ocean around 5 pm. The walk on the the Escobillia beach is beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

We had the opportunity to participate in a community based co-operative that helps turtle eggs hatch and release them. This project prevents eggs being eaten by animals or robbed by smugglers before they are hatched. This project has been successful in increasing the population of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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