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Sea Turtle Camp

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Address: Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta # 243, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico

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Amazing experience.

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... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Cheryl V
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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 purchase and you can also make a donation to improve the camp. Great place!

Thank Cheryl V
Salinas, California
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Reviewed 26 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 and well worth it. The camp volunteers were very friendly and knowledgeable. We all got... More 

Thank Kathy D
Philadelphia, Pa
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Reviewed 17 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 in front of the hotel. The event is free but donations are requested and there... More 

Thank joanz359
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

My daughter and grand daughter and myself enjoyed an evening we will never forget! We along with a small group found so many little ones to save and experienced the thrill of helping them find the ocean safely. Tour guide spoke great English; answered everyone that had questions. Highly recommend!

Thank 141contact
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Nice to look at live turtles and let them into the ocean. Not too much information about turtles themselves but nice walk through the night

Thank MOutdoor
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had the misfortune of going to the Turtle Release under Mr Hermilo at campamento tortuguero Puerto Vallarta. Unfortunately, he poses as a protector of Turtles, but he actually tired them so much by showing them to the tourists for so long, that when it came time for them to be released, several were so exhausted that they couldn't even... More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our tour group met at the Bahia Del Sol hotel (not a part of this tour company) and we walked down the beach at night to see the baby turtle nursery where nests had been moved to for hatching. After seeing a tub of baby turtles that had hatched that day we began walking up and down the beach looking... More 

Thank kayzuke
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

The charity works to facilitate turtle survival. It collects eggs to provide safety for them to hatch. The hatch-lings are then released at a time when the predators are minimal. The staff educate visitors who can watch the baby turtles being released.

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I saw a turtle on the beach laying eggs. She went back into the sea and the Turtle Preservation Officer was called. He removed the eggs and drove off. I always wondered what happened to the eggs. I booked the trip through the Expedia Rep who works at the Now Amber Hotel. We went by taxi to the offices at... More 

4 Thank Katie L
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We where a group of 7 (1 teen included) we had the best guide "Melissa" super friendly, accommodating, very knowledgeable & so much fun!! We started off at the sanctuary, then moved to the beach to release the baby turtles! Was so much fun! Then came the highlight that wasn't part of the tour!! We got to experience something very... More 

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