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Address: Ignacio L.Vallarta #243, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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Trip Advisor asks for locations, however, sometimes there is no a precise address and no way to make an event known. . During the Turtle Release Season there are releases on a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Philadelphia, Pa

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Philadelphia, Pa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Trip Advisor asks for locations, however, sometimes there is no a precise address and no way to make an event known. . During the Turtle Release Season there are releases on a nightly basis.We stayed at the Icon Vallarta and there was a release almost in front of the hotel. The event is free but donations are requested and there... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and grand daughter and myself enjoyed an evening we will never forget! We along with a small group found so many little ones to save and experienced the thrill of helping them find the ocean safely. Tour guide spoke great English; answered everyone that had questions. Highly recommend!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Nice to look at live turtles and let them into the ocean. Not too much information about turtles themselves but nice walk through the night

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had the misfortune of going to the Turtle Release under Mr Hermilo at campamento tortuguero Puerto Vallarta. Unfortunately, he poses as a protector of Turtles, but he actually tired them so much by showing them to the tourists for so long, that when it came time for them to be released, several were so exhausted that they couldn't even... More 

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Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our tour group met at the Bahia Del Sol hotel (not a part of this tour company) and we walked down the beach at night to see the baby turtle nursery where nests had been moved to for hatching. After seeing a tub of baby turtles that had hatched that day we began walking up and down the beach looking... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The charity works to facilitate turtle survival. It collects eggs to provide safety for them to hatch. The hatch-lings are then released at a time when the predators are minimal. The staff educate visitors who can watch the baby turtles being released.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I saw a turtle on the beach laying eggs. She went back into the sea and the Turtle Preservation Officer was called. He removed the eggs and drove off. I always wondered what happened to the eggs. I booked the trip through the Expedia Rep who works at the Now Amber Hotel. We went by taxi to the offices at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We where a group of 7 (1 teen included) we had the best guide "Melissa" super friendly, accommodating, very knowledgeable & so much fun!! We started off at the sanctuary, then moved to the beach to release the baby turtles! Was so much fun! Then came the highlight that wasn't part of the tour!! We got to experience something very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

There was only 10 of us that went on this tour which was the perfect amount of people! We started off watching a video all about sea turtles which had a lot of information that I did not know about! We then got in a van and drove a couple minutes to a crocodile sanctuary that I didn't even know... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This was the most spirit lifting experience! We started the tour at the crocodile sanctuary, we learnt about the different trees and the crocodiles. We (hopefully) planted some trees and got to see some babies! Bring bug spray, it's definitely needed! Then we went to the turtle camp and it was so amazing! The staff were wonderful and sweet! Make... More 

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