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From August to mid of January, Olive Ridley and Black Turtles come to shore to lay thousands of eggs in the sand before returning to sea. About 45 days later, baby turtles hatch but not all reach adulthood. Our mission is to protect the nests, take care of the eggs, and research their reproduction habits. You will be able to participate in this effort to raise the sea turtles’ survival rate as much as possible. Guided by a marine biologist, you will have fun in this educational learning experience releasing baby turtles back into nature. The adventure is not over until you have enjoyed an authentic Mexican meal at Rancho Carisuva.
What to expect
We will pick you up at your hotel lobby on the day of your activity. Upon arriving at the park, you can get comfortable and ready for your activity. Although we have lockers available, we strongly suggest only bringing the essentials to the park. Before your tour, you will receive a brief introduction to the park and our conservation projects; you may even participate in them!
To start, we’ll do a quick safety check and get acquainted with the best way to handle these delicate animals. We’ll head to the beach, where you can participate in this life-changing experience. The biologists will guide you step by step while releasing the baby turtles into the ocean.
Back at the ranch, you will have free time to get some refreshments, watch your adventure photos, and get to know the ranch. Take your time to explore the Baja California-style desert hut, our goats, horses, and our famous friendly Mexican donkeys!
9:30 / 12:30 / 3:30
Ask for availability
What to Bring
Know Before You Go!
- Park Entry Fee INCLUDED
- Not wheelchair accessible
- An adult must accompany children
- Not stroller accessible
- Not suitable for pets
- Infants must not sit on laps
- Infant seats unavailable
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a light jacket, closed shoes, and long pants.
- No public transportation nearby
- We recommend leaving your belongings on the lockers before the activity starts so you don´t miss anything
- Note: Please advise of your preferred departure time upon booking.
- If you require specific details about your pickup, contact support via direct message
Baby turtles ❤️169angelinebTripAdvisor
Finally got to do a bucket list experience and did the sunset turtle release, we were very lucky and were only the 2 of us so we got to spend lots of time with the babies watching to make sure they all made it to the ocean, guides were so friendly and informative would definitely recommend this experience ❤️?
Amazing experience!! Thoroughly recommended.HAYLEY_BTripAdvisor
Absolutely incredble experience. The staff were amazing, so knowledgeable and passionate about the
work to save these turtles. This is a close up personal experience and a once in a lifetime experience. I cannot recommend enough and am so grateful for the opportunity!
Absolutely magical experience!injoy8TripAdvisor
Absolutely incredible experience with an amazing team! The location is gorgeous, we learnt so much
about the turtles and each personally were able to name and release a couple of turtles individually.