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Tamarindo Turtle Nesting Watching Tour - Native's Way Costa Rica - Tamarindo Tours & Transfers

Tamarindo Turtle Nesting Tour

See Turtles Lay Eggs in their Natural Habitat

Tamarindo Turtle Nesting Tour

$45 per person

Tamarindo Turtle Nesting Tour

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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

Adults: $45

Children 5-10: $35

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.


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 year around, 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.

Meeting Point

6:00 PM @ Native’s Way Office in Tamarindo

Special Notes
  • 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.
Cancellation Policy
  • You may cancel free of charge up to 24 hours before start of the tour.
  • Cancellations less than 24 hours before the start of the tour will be subject to a 100% cancellation charge.  Extreme cases are taken into consideration.
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  • Departure/Return Location
    Native's Way Office
  • Departure Time
    6:00 PM
  • Return Time
    9:00-10:00 PM
  • Dress Code
    Dark Clothes, Insect Repellent, Close Toed Walking Shoes
  • Included
  • Not Included
    Round Trip Transportation

Tour Location

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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