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An incredible thing to do while visiting the area. Not only (if you are lucky, and schedule right!) can you see hatchlings return to the sea, but you can participate in the release.
There is a short informational program before the release that is a...More
This place is totally legit. The volunteers and visitors release baby turtles about 515 each evening . The organization provides a very good orientation to the threat facing the turtle population before the release. Great for kids. Beautiful beach. What’s not to love?
The Ayoticalli Tortuga (Turtle) Rescue Center is well worth checking out, and is in close proximity to central Zihuatanejo. We take our young boys here every week! It's run by terrific volunteers who live in the area, as well as guest volunteers from overseas, who...More
I had been a volunteer for Ayotlcalli for two months and I love this experience so much! We camp onsite and patrol every night to search for nests and turtles.
For visitors, you can come before sunset to release the sea turtle babies for free...More