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Sea Turtle Camp

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  • Average3%
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Aug 27, 2018
“What a wonderful experience”
Feb 25, 2018
“turtle release”
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Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta # 243, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

There were not many details, so we decided to venture over to the beach to see what was happening. We were told by one of the waiters at the ramada that they are only released on Mondays....how true this is we do not know, as...More

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I hadn’t been to a sea turtle release and this was an amazing experience. Sea turtles are my favorite animal and anything I can do to help them survive is an honor. The baby sea turtles are too cute. The staff is very dedicated and...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a shame your not allowed to hold the turtles . Just watch them being released . It was nice to see and the pictures are lovely and it’s a walk down the beach . After going to the zoo nothing could come close

6  Thank jonpaulpasqualone
Reviewed 25 February 2018

really enjoyed this adventure.released turtles at sunset,quite a site.the staff also educated you about sea turtles and how long they had been laying in that location.bring a tip for the staff they work on a shoe string.just north of they marina motels,kind of isolated but...More

2  Thank Dana H
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We went to see the release of the baby turtles it was very interesting and good to see the turtles making their way to the sea. You only have to pay 25 peso for tax reasons but the do like a bit extra and it...More

1  Thank daveNewport
Reviewed 15 December 2017

With a 4 and 8 year old, we guessed right that this would be an impactful experience. Our guide Michael was very nice and took us to a mangrove swamp first to show us the unique habitiat within the urban confines of PV. The real...More

4  Thank J_Dyson
Reviewed 8 November 2017

What a special experience that our family will cherish forever. Jose was an amazing instructor who has great passion for his turtles. The ride is a little difficult to find, make sure you print out the map they provide on FB and be prepared to...More

4  Thank Lynz D
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We found this place through Facebook. My kids said it was the highlight of our trip. The people that run this camp are very informative and speak English very well. It is definitely something we will do again. Bring money as they have souvenirs to...More

3  Thank Cheryl V
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We released baby ridley turtles with Campamento Tortuguero, Boca de Tomates. So I'm not sure if this is the same group listed above. We were at a camp behind the airport on the beach. It was a walk down the beach to find the camp...More

1  Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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...More

1  Thank joanz359
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Response from daveNewport | Reviewed this property |
the hotel we were staying at checked up daily with the turtle release by phone to see if they had any turtles to release. we stayed at the riu vallarta but I expect any hotel can phone up and check.
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