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Sea Turtle Release in Puerto Escondido

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    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in Puerto Escondido
    Departure Time
    5:00 PM
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • National Park fees
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • It is recommended that you bring your camera
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 21 August 2019

    I expected a tour--with information and at least a superficial engagement with the turtle consveration. Instead, we had a host rather than a tour guide and he was far more interested in social media ops, talking about surfing and weather, and hyping up the van...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank YeYeBK
    jaciel m, Public Relations Manager at Eco Adventures Puerto Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2019

    Hello YeYebk, we are deeply sorry you felt this way about our tour. We were trying to record information because this was the first time we went to Escobilla and wanted to have footage of the experience. Again, really sorry if we offended your experience....More

    Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

    Excellent staff, great vehicle to ride in and it was fun, and so worthy an experience. Eco Adventures Puerto Escondido did an awesome job of offering and delivering a full spectrum tour. They knew their cultural and biological subject matter and presented it with ease...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Reviewed 6 August 2019

    We loved this tour! We hadn’t realised we got to name and release a little turtle ourselves, which made the experience so much more amazing! Also our guide Miguel was the best 😊

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Astrid V
    jaciel m, Owner at Eco Adventures Puerto Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

    Hi Astrid Thank you for your visit and we are super happy you had a great time! That is always our mission! Gracias!

    Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

    I had a lot of fun doing the turtle release with Eco Adventures Puerto Escondido. It's an awesome activity to do and one that I would highly recommend if you are going to Puerto Escondido. The turtles are just too cute! Also, after we did...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    jaciel m, Owner at Eco Adventures Puerto Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

    Hey great to hear that you enjoyed the trip! Yes Miguel really knows his spots! Thank you and looking forwards to your next visit!

    Reviewed 14 July 2019

    We are a party of 4- inc 17/19 year old teenagers. Jaciel phone to confirm the pick up and was punctual, we were out of season which he warned us about but we got to release a one day old turtle in to the sea...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Vicky H
    jaciel m, Owner at Eco Adventures Puerto Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

    Thank you Vicky! We hope to see you in the future!

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    Response from Vicky H | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Catherine We did it in July and he said it was the low season but we still saw a dozen babies. I’d message the man he was very honest and also does tours - excellent English and very good van - this wasn’t the case with... More
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