Tortugueros Las Playitas A.C.


Thank you for Registering for Marine Biologist for a Day /Night! 

Please plan to arrive at the turtle camp on the beach in Las Tunas. Your balance of $35 usd is requested in cash. Arrival times are listed below:


Midnight Nest Rescue

October -December 12:30am

Bring warm clothes and blanket! 


Nest Monitoring/Hatchling care:

December - March  10am-3pm.

Bring water and lunch! 


Nest Inventory/ Hatchling release:

December 5-7pm

January  5-7pm 

February 5:30-7:30 pm

March. 6:00-7:30 pm

Biologist 4 a Day Confirmation Details


If you will be Monitoring the Greenhouse (Dec 10- March 20) during the day, please arrive at the Turtle Camp by 10:00am.   Be sure to bring plenty of water and  lunch. Plan to be on the beach from 10am -3pm.  Please apply your sunscreen at home and wash hands well.  Sunscreen cannot be used in the turtle camp.  Someone will meet you at the turtle camp around 10am, please be patient if they are a few minutes late, they are probably coming on an ATV and may have to stop to collect a nest.  Feel free to open the door and go in. 

Hatchling Releases will take place December 10- March 20.  Please arrive (or come back)  to the Turtle Camp at- 5:00pm (December - January), and 5:30pm (February-March).  We will clean out active nests, and release hatchlings at sunset.

Kids- your family is welcome to accompany you!   If you are Monitoring the Greenhouse during the day, you are absolutely welcome to stay and release the hatchlings at sunset your break is 3:00-4:30.  



The Tortugueros Las Playitas Turtle Camp is on the beach at Camino Internacional in Las Tunas. We are on Google Maps!

Contributions to the program are used toward ATV maintenance, ATV purchases, gasoline,  Biologist tools like turtle PITS, thermometers and Greenhouse construction materiales all needed to run this project. 

Thank you for participating!




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