Nesting Leatherback turtles at Playa Grande make up half the Leatherback population in the entire western Pacific. But take note, it's necessary to make advance reservations to witness this most exciting of events as entry into the area during this time is strictly controlled, and rightfully so! Just look at this little guy go, he's more than cute!
You can also arrange volunteer opportunities with turtle conservation programs in Costa Rica at organization such as:
View our full article on Sea Turtle Watching in Costa Rica and be sure to check out Wildlife Viewing in Costa Rica as well!
Ed & Connie