Tortugueros Las Playitas A.C.

Marine Biologist for a Night

Ever Wonder what a Day in Life of a Marine Biologist is like? 



Don't miss this opportunity to go on Night Patrol to relocate endangered nests and the chance to see nesting turtles!  

Participants will learn about sea turtle biology, environmental threats, Protection strategies and have hands on sea turtle conservation experiences.


Sea Turtle nests are rescued and relocated to the incubation greenhouse during fall and winter months to increase hatch rates and balance gender ratios.

Leatherback Nest Collection


  • 10pm -6am Nest Relocation Patrols/Camp out


Students will participate in Beach patrols on  ATV's to relocate endangered sea turtle nests, and learn how the Incubation Greenhouse in Todos Santos is helping increase populations and balance gender-ratios of endangered  Olive Ridley and Leatherback sea turtles.  If there is no nesting activity on the night of your camp out you are welcome to come back a second night!



Maximum five participabts per night,

Children must be accompanied by an adult,

All participants must agree to having hands free of sunscreen, insect repellant and other chemicals.


Register below:.

Marine Biologist for a Day Registration Form
Nighttime Activities Available October 15- Dec 16
Daytime Activities available Dec 6 - Mar 31.
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Choose Arrival Time:
Nest Monitoring 10am-3pm
Nest escavation/ Hatchling release 5pm
Night Patrol 10pm-6am

Scholarships are available for local students!

¡Becas Disponibles!



Our philosophy is that Environmental Advocates love the ocean and environment because of our positive experiences that have bonded us to them. Help us give positive environmental experiences to young people by sponsoring one of our Education Programs!