Watching Leatherback Turtle
Departure: at night depends the tide
Duration: 5 hours approx with transportation Driving
Time: depend the hotel location
Playa Grande is one of the most important beaches in the world for the nesting of the leatherback turtle.
The leatherback turtle is the largest in the world, reaches 2 feet long and weighing more than 700 kg, dark is the only tortoise shell instead has a tough skin, appearance similar to leather. It is very easy to identify by their large front flippers. It is nomadic and his favorite food is poisonous jellyfish. Do not miss this incredible opportunity to see the turtles.
The season to see leatherback turtles begins October 20th until February 15th, being a natural tour is not guaranteed to see them every night, but to see the black turtle is guaranteed 90% see them.This tour has a maximum duration of 4 hours waiting and on occasions has to walk up to 2 miles Important is prohibited to use cameras and video cameras, celulares and other electronic devices with light.
Tamarindo Diria, Barcelo Playa Langosta, Cala Luna, Jardin del Eden, Flamingo Beach Resort, Westin Playa Conchal, Jw Marriott.
$50 per person (minimum 4 people)
Coco beach, Riu Palace, Riu Guanacaste, Hilton Papagayo, Gran Papagayo, Allegro Papagayo and Four Season
$100 per person (minimum 4 people)
Price Include: Round trip transportation with a/c, guide, drinks and entrance fee to the park.
What to bring: Bugs repellent, tennis or hike shoes and camera without flash.
Not included: Fees for any other additional attraction, licor, tips for driver and guides.