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Puerto Escondido: Turtle Release and Bioluminescent Plankton

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Connect again with nature and experience 2 breathtaking activities that will leave you recharged with energy. Release newborn turtles into the ocean and support conservation efforts. Watch and swim in the glow of bioluminescent plankton in the lagoon.


  • Lend mother nature a hand and help release newborn turtles
  • Dive in to the Manialtepec lagoon and delight in the glow of bioluminescent plankton
  • Soak up a spectacular sunset


Begin your tour with pickup from your hotel lobby, then head to a preserved beach to join a local nature conservation group. Help newborn turtles reach the ocean that will be their home, and take amazing pictures of the sunset at the panoramic view of Punta Colorada. After sunset, set out on the Manialtepec lagoon under the darkness of night and marvel at a spectacular natural show. Experience the delightful reaction of millions of microorganisms beginning to illuminate as you swim. The tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Boat ride Turtle release

Important Information

  • Plankton are not very visible during a full moon. The activity provider will check the lunar calendar and advise you before you take the tour

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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