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Turtle watching in June

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Turtle watching in June

I am traveling to the Tamarindo area in mid to late June and am interested in turtle watching. Where is the best place to see turtles in mid to late June?

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11. Re: Turtle watching in June

Is it legal to hold sea turtles in the wild? In Mexico you can get into big trouble for that, and I know they've banned swimming with dolphins in Costa Rica.

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12. Re: Turtle watching in June

Great site for nesting seasons, anywherecostarica.com/maps/turtle-nesting, please don't touch the turtles, they are not pets! Tortuguero might be your best bet in June.

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13. Re: Turtle watching in June

After being on a tour from Tamarindo to see the turtles lay their eggs. I felt we as a group of 20 paying $35.00 each should had donated our money to help the turtles not disturb or interfere with nature. We watched the tour guide speed up the process by adding water to her nest, then he proceeded to interfere with the digging of the hole tricking the turtle into thinking this was the ideal place to lay her eggs...what gives us the right to do this???? Think about!!!

One turtle made the TOUR COMPANY $700.00.

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14. Re: Turtle watching in June

Check this out:


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15. Re: Turtle watching in June

Lousie M, thank you for bringing this to our attention. Swimming with turtles and especially touching them and interfering with the nesting process is just wrong. Please give us the name of this tour operator so others can avoid them!

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