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    On this 3 hours experience, you will be driven north west of Zihuatanejo, the drive will take about 40 minutes to get to the turtle Farm, in the farm we will select the nest that is hatching and you will have the chance to dig a few baby turtles out of the nest, you will be provide with one globe per person to dig the turtles out, you then will have to put each one of the turtles in a small plastic container that we will be giving you in which the just born sea turtles will remain for about 40 minutes until they wake up.

    The turtles will remain for about 40 minutes in the container, during this time we will provide you with a cold drink (beer or bottle of water or soda or a margarita). After 40 minutes the sea turtles will be more active and ready to run, so you will take them to the wet sand about 20 feet away from the ocean and as soon as they are put in the wet sand they will run to the ocean. We will wait until they all run to the ocean, during the whole process you can take pictures but remember not to use flash because the baby turtles get disoriented and will not know which way to run.

    The turtles will be release around sunset time so that the birds which are one of the main predators are not there to eat them.

    After all the turtles have made it to the ocean you will be taken back to your hotel.
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    Reviewed June 29, 2019

    This was a life changing experience. The people that work at this non profit are very knowledgeable and really care about these turtles and the environment. We will definitely do this again the next time we are in Ixtapa!

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank evilbyneedle
    Reviewed April 16, 2019

    This was a feel good family excursion enjoyed everyone from my 6 year old daughter to my 68 year old dad. Our guide Mario was interesting, informative and truly concerned about our experience being positive. It is good to know that the area that you...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Reviewed March 31, 2019

    Releasing baby sea turtles is a moving and powerful experience. It is something the entire family can enjoy. This is the only turtle release we’ve ever participated, and it was long overdue. We formerly lived in Hawaii and have visited many beaches where sea turtle...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank 3SCs
    Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

    This was an experience my kids will never forget. It is absolutely worth the cost. Our host Luis is extremely professional and knowledgeable. The sea turtles are treated with absolute respect throughout the entire process. Troncones is beautiful, such an authentic place to visit. My...More

    Thank ChadBC28
    Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

    Los was excellent. Fun and funny. Enjoyed the afternoon so much I booked another tour with him. Ended up going on the city and country tour with his associate Francisco and had just as good a time. Both troops were the highlights of my stay...More

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    July 26, 2019|
    Response from 3SCs | Reviewed this property |
    It’s located about 30 minutes outside the town of Ixtapa. We made reservations through our hotel for this excursion. A turtle farm shuttle van picked us up at the hotel and returned us. Cost of shuttle was included in price... More
    June 25, 2019|
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    I think about $45
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