Turtle Nesting Tour

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From $58.00

6 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: costa rica, costa rica

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Seeing the turtles lay their eggs is a unique experience and when it comes to the arrival it is even more because there are literally so many turtles that you can barely walk. Arrivals commonly occur at Ostional beach only 3 days a month based on tides and phase of the moon, however, the turtles themselves are the ones that decide, so the dates are unpredictable.

Turtles always lay their eggs on the same beach, which is also the same where they were born, which makes the experience even more special.

Depending on the time the guides, who will do everything possible to see turtles, will take them in case of arrival to the Ostional refuge or a fairly popular option is the Camaronal refuge where there are no arrivals, but you have good opportunities to see turtles in less quantity and even newborns

What's Included

Landing and facility fees

Water, Juice and cookies

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 80

Additional Info

Cancellation Policy


Amazing experience!
Barbara F, 30-12-2021
We had an amazing guide. He found a nest of sea turtles just starting to hatch. We got to watch 100 babies emerge and walk to the sea. Awesome!
Maria is your one stop shop for tours in the Sámara area!
jenlanderson12, 12-11-2021
I am so glad I found Maria!! I actually booked 3 tours through her - turtle nesting (amazing experience!), the local Costa Rican experience (with Luis - highly recommend!) and the bicycling tour (much harder than I anticipated and I ride at home regularly).
Maria is so responsive and easy to work with - I had some tours in mind that she steered me away from because conditions/time of year wouldn’t have given me the best experience. I appreciated her advice so much. I even got to experience a new tour (waterfall swim/hike in the local Costa Rican tour) and she came along all day to make sure it was up to snuff. She was a blast to be around and I felt safe (as a solo female) with all the guides she arranged for me. Thank you, my friend!! Pura vida!
Amazing experience, excellent service
SamyDjavidnia, 08-01-2020
We found Maria at the stall in Samara and asked her about the Turtle tours. She was incredibly helpful, honest and offered us the best and most complete tour.
Mario, our guide, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable and we all learned a lot about turtles.
We will never forget our evening tour on Playa Corozalito.
All together we can highly recommend Maria and Blue Zone CR and would book with her again.
Un abrazo fuerte Maria y Mario, hasta pronto,
Great experience
JanineAndKids, 26-10-2019
We had booked a tour to see the mass arrival of the turtles at Ostenial. After checking with various tour guides we decided to go with Blue Zone CR as Maria has a great personality and seemed extremely helpful and interested in making this a great experience, especially for the 4 kids we were traveling with. Though the initial price was higher than a competitor we still felt more at ease to book withMaria.

To make it even a better deal for us she gave us a very good discount and eventually the tour was worth the money. We were lucky to be in time for the mass landing at Ostenial for the turtles to lay their eggs. We went in the afternoon and watched in the sunset a turtle to lay her eggs, burry them, do the whole process and go back into the ocean. The guide at the tour was extremely friendly and knowledgeable and we learned quite a lot about turtles. Also everyone on the tour was very much making an effort to make the experience great for the kids. Who loved to be that close to a turtle in wildlife.

All together we can highly recommend Maria and Blue Zone CR and would book with her again.
tintin004, 27-03-2020
Vous pouvez faire tout ce que vous voulez. Maria va tout faire pour satisfaire au mieux vos envies. Que ce soit la plongée, les tortues ou les dauphins tout est LOCAL et à prix raisonnable.

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