On this Tamarindo Turtle Nesting tour, you will have the rare chance to see Olive Ridley and Green Pacific sea turtles lay their eggs, and sometimes even see the babies hatching and going out to sea!
See Turtles Laying their Eggs
Chance of Seeing Baby Turtles Hatching
Local Bilingual Conservationist Guide
A Rare Chance to See Costa Rica’s Beloved Turtles
Round Trip Pick up and Drop off
Children 5-10: $30
Leaving just after sunset, your guide will pick you up from Tamarindo and take you to a protected beach located 30 minutes away. You will have the chance to see Olive Ridley and Green Pacific sea turtles laying their eggs at a series of secluded beaches near Playa Grande. You could possibly see the Leatherback turtles, but it is rare.
We operate this tour rain or shine! If weather is severe, we may cancel and you will be given a refund or you may reschedule
Please note that the minimum for the tour is 2 people. If we do not reach this minimum we will reach out to you to reschedule.
Dark Clothes, Insect Repellent, Close Toed Walking Shoes
Hotel Pick up & Drop Off
Due to the sensitive nature of this naturalist tour, the local guides prohibit the use of flashlights or flash on your cameras, but you may take pictures. A special red light will be provided by the guide that does not disturb the turtles.
Turtles can be seen all the year round, but October to April is the peak season for turtle nesting. You will be dropped off at your hotel at the end of the tour.