What you'll do
Departing in the afternoon on speedboat to the turtle island, enjoy the snorkeling at the most beautiful coral reef of Con Dao. Landing and visit the Ranger station where our night experience for turtle nest watching experience start. Listen and learn about the Turtle Protection program and the story about turtles. Having dinner and resting to wait until got the invitation come to the beach for turtle next watching by Ranger Forest. Magical moment start. Get ready with your camera for that moment. Turtle Code Conduct: - No flash, no light during the turtle watching. - Never shine lights directly into a turtle's face - Stay quiet and move slowly - Turtle eggs and hatchlings should be left undisturbed Back to the resting place for sleep (sleep in tents with mosquito protection net; or hammock, or beds with fan) Departing back to the main island in the early next morning
I am a volunteer member of Turtle Protection team of Six Senses Con Dao resort, and also used to be in charge for Experience Center, support Sustainability Team for wild life protection and environment. For long time work closely with Con Dao National Park for their turtle conservation program, I got well train on how to protect turtles, Turtle Code Codes Conduct, etc.
Tents for resting
National Park fees
Where you'll be
Con Dao island is the only place in Vietnam where Turtles not only come to nest, but also the only place where they enjoy full National Park protection. Green and Hawksbill turtle come on the beach for her nesting from May until late October every year, during the night at high tide. I will lead you to the secluded nesting beach at Cat Lon Beach - Bay Canh island, where you can witness the spectacle of nature unfold.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 6 guests aged 8 and up can attend.
The overnight staying is required, guest will rest and sleep in very basic accommodation such as tents (with mosquito net), hammocks, out-door sun-lounges, bed with fans.
Turtle Nest Watching
£134 / personNew experience
£134 / person