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Sea turtles in the Central Pacific

Sea turtles in the Central Pacific

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

My spouse. Dr. Scott Martin, fellow environmental sustainability volunteers and colleagues, and I have extensive expertise volunteering for environmental sustainability in the U.S. and Costa Rica. I have taught environmental communication and reporting at a major U.S. public university and have published academic work about Costa Rica. We've built a relationship with Asociación de Voluntarios para…
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What we’ll do

Scientists estimate that baby sea turtles have a 1 in 1,000 chance of survival if they actually reach the Pacific. Before they manage to move from their nest to the ocean they may have a 1 in 100,000 chance of survival. We will give a hands-on conservation talk about protecting sea turtles and their habitats in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica. If desired, you can participate in a…

What else you should know

We recommend you bring water and a camera, good walking shoes or sandals. If desired, sun screen and insect repellent.

What to bring

water
comfortable walking shoes or sandals
Optional: sun screen
Optional: insect repellent
swimsuiit and beach towel

Responsible interactions

All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

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Where you'll be

Playa Hermosa is one of the most important wildlife refuge areas in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica and Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Playa Hermosa. Guests arrive via Calle de Refugio, past one of the most undeveloped, beautiful parts of the Pacific, and home to the some of the best surfing in the world. Guests will also pass a lovely rural area that home to a myriad of reptiles, birds, and mammalia.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

We recommend you bring water and a camera, good walking shoes or sandals. If desired, sun screen and insect repellent.
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animal care
Sea turtles in the Central Pacific
New experience
$17/person
New experience
$17/person