TURTLES OF MEXICO
Sea turtles have been swimming the oceans of the world for more than 150 million years. The seas and coastlines of Mexico are inhabited by six of the world’s seven species of sea turtles and all are classified as endangered.
Baja California Sur is home to five species of sea turtles: Loggerhead, Hawksbill, Leatherback, Olive Ridley and the Green Turtle.
We recommend you follow these federal regulations when encountering or viewing sea turtles.
· Do not touch, harass or harm sea turtles.
· Tours are by foot, in groups of less than 10.
· Do not take photos using flash at any time during the tour.
· Maintain a minimum distance of 30 feet from the turtle until egg laying begins.
· Hatchlings cannot be handled by visitors at any time.
· Don’t litter or discard plastics on the beach or in the sea.
· Under no circumstance take or retain a sea turtle.
· Violating any regulation is a federal crime punishable by jail and heavy fines.
· The consumption or trade of eggs, meat and products derived from sea turtles is a federal crime.
Report any violations to the PROFEPA at 01-800-77-033-72
TURTLES AT PLAYA GRANDE
Enjoy these photos and visit Playa Grande for this memorable experience.