unique natural phenomenon
"It's a must-see wonder of the world!"
The Ostional National Wildlife Refuge
in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica hosts arribadas year-round,
featuring up to 500,000 sea turtles nesting simultaneously along a small stretch of beach.
Find out more about the arribada experience,
and the rest is up to us.
Photo: Zack Bolton
Join us in this awe-inspiring educational experience.
Meet and learn from Dr. Vanessa Bézy, National Geographic Explorer with 10+ years studying the arribada phenomenon.
Get access to exclusive educational materials and research insights.
Enjoy this unique natural spectacle.
Thousands of Turtles Tours is born from our desire to bring the arribada experience to everyone in a sustainable manner.
The initiative is a program of the Wildlife Conservation Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting wildlife from the negative impacts of tourism and development.