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Ayotlcalli Rescue and Conservation Center

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An incredible thing to do while visiting the area. Not only (if you are lucky, and schedule... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
psulligirl
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Brevard, North Carolina
Great turtle preserve

This place is totally legit. The volunteers and visitors release baby turtles about 515 each... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
ernieernie
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saskatoon
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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+52 755 121 1021
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

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

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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

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?

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Reviewed January 29, 2016

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

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Reviewed January 27, 2016

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

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Jennifer S
July 2, 2018|
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Response from psulligirl | Reviewed this property |
Not every day, but they do do post on their Facebook page about releases. Or you could send them a message. The usually respond promptly.
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