Turtle Nesting Experience @ Playa Grande National Park

Transportation, bilingual guide, and beverages

What to Bring:
Comfortable close-toed shoes that can get wet, bug spray

​Tour Difficulty:
Easy to Moderate

Departure: Approximately 6:00 pm, depending on tides
Return: Approximately 3 hours after the experience begins

Drive Time: 30min

per adult from




3 to 5 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • National Park / Conservation area fees
    • Bottled water
    • Bilingual Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned new vans
    • Vans with all Insurance and legal tourism permits in Costa Rica
    What's excluded :
    • Visit: Playa Grande Shuttle & Tours, Playa Grande Costa Rica

      After our exciting drive is a 5-15 minute walk on the beach until arriving at the nest of two of the eight species of sea turtles in the world (Leatherbacks and/or Pacific Green Turtles).

      Depending on the environment such as weather, tides, or moon it is possible to experience the whole nesting process. From the moment the turtles come out of the water to how they build their nest, lay their eggs and the moment when the baby turtles start hatching. Peak season is October through May but the turtles can found all year round.

    • Departure Point :
      Playa Grande Shuttle & Tours, Playa Grande Costa Rica
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Included all Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO, and other rental homes in Playa Grande, Tamarindo, Conchal, and Brasilito Area.- Pick up from JW MARRIOTT HOTEL has an extra fee of $10 per person.
      Departure Time :
      5:30 PM
      Return Detail :
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Not recommended for child aged 5 and under due to the possibility of an important amount of walking involved.
      • Peak season is October through but the turtles can found year-round; This experience is 100% based on nature and we or anyone can not asure that you will see turtles how ever chances are high thanks to the perfect environment that this national park / protected area holds.
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Infant seats available
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


    English - Guide

    Age Req.


    Fitness Req.


    Group Size


    Organised by Playa Grande Shuttle & Tours

    Activity ID: V-71911P13

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