Conservation work with sea turtles
Spend several nights at a remote sea turtle project patrolling the beach in search of nesting leatherbacks and hatchlings, explore local canals for wildlife, visit a butterfly farm and local school. At the end of the week, relax on a white sand beach before heading back towards the central valley and home.
- Patrol the beaches for nesting Leatherback turtles, tag turtles, conduct population studies and transplant eggs to a protected area.
- During the day, release hatchlings into the sea and explore the local canals for wildlife. You’ll also participate in volunteer activities such as building a hatchery or cleaning the beach of debris.
- Relax on the white sand beach and swim in the warm Caribbean ocean of Cahuita National Park.
- Trip Length:
7 day / 6 night
- Available Trip Dates:
mid-March through mid‐July (during the turtle nesting and hatching seasons)
- 2021 Program Fee:
From $1495 land
- 2022 Program Fee:
From $1550 land
- Program Fee Includes:
Bilingual Costa Rican Guide, accommodations, private in-country transportation, meals, activity & entrance fees.
- Free Travel for Trip Leaders:
With 7 participants, a group leader travels FREE (land and air)
Extra nights at the turtle project can be added at a cost of $100 per paying participant per night.
Rafting or ziplining can be added for $60 per paying participant.