Experience the Magic of Sea Turtle Release
Have you ever thought of embracing a memorable and unique experience in your trip? If not, then come and enjoy a turtle camp near the Ixtapa Zihuatanejo area, and let us give you something different that you haven’t experienced before. Releasing baby turtles has become one of the major attractions in this beautiful destination, and we can assure you that you and your family will create long-lasting memories through this activity. So, pack your bags and get ready to witness the marvels of nature and help the baby turtles reach their home.
These tiny beings, adored by everyone worldwide, fulfill your goals of exploring the sheer beauty of nature. Witnessing these little creatures struggling through the sand and making their way to the sea is undoubtedly a magical sight. You can dig and hold them in your hands to release them, and this activity is done in the afternoon to protect them from predators. So, be a part of the team and help rescue these turtles on their journey to the ocean. It’s an adventure that you will never forget and will cherish all your life.
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo area is home to seven turtle species, but only three of them can be found in this area. These three species, namely Olive Ridley, Leatherback, and Black turtles, are a sight to behold. Their size is a wonder in itself as the Leatherback turtle can get up to 6ft in length and weigh up to 2000 lbs. This beautiful location, recognized by its quaint atmosphere, is an excellent location to observe the baby turtles reach their home.
Apart from being an unforgettable experience, turtle release also helps in preserving wildlife. Their habitats and safety are in danger due to the increasing pollution levels. The government of Mexico has taken several actions to protect the turtle species, and programs like this are ways to raise awareness amongst people and safeguard endangered turtles. You will be proud to contribute to the noble cause of preserving wildlife and supporting the environment.
Baby sea turtles are released year-round. However, the most active months are August to February. This 3-hour excursion includes a cold beverage, English speaking guild, nest digging, and turtle release. The cost is $52 per adult and $42 per child. The reservation can be made by a Team PV member.