Sea turtle hatching, Tortuguero

Tortuguero pictures

Young sea turtle start hatching during September and October in Tortuguero National Park Costa Rica. Sea turtles arrive in Tortuguero since hundreds of years. This is definitely one of the biggest attractions in Tortuguero. You can additionally book guided night tours if staying at one of the lodges and go and explore the main Tortguero beach during nighttime in search of these large reptiles. The main turtle hatching and nesting seasons starts in later July and ends in later September. The main species seen is the Green Sea Turtle, although other species come ashore as well, in lesser number.

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