Learn all about this phenomenon from a National Geographic Explorer and get ready for your experience.

Photo: Zack Bolton

Join us on an awe-inspiring educational experience

to witness thousands of turtles nesting at Ostional.

Book now and we'll take care of the rest.




We want you to have an amazing experience.

This is why we offer a comprehensive tour experience, taking care of all the details so that you can learn and enjoy with no need to worry about anything.

What makes our tours different?






How it works

The arribada is a natural phenomenon that cannot be predicted,

but our booking process increases the likelihood that you will see the turtles.

When you book with us, you will pick a tour date and also enter a range of dates for which you are available to see the arribada. You will be added to a waiting list for the full duration of this date range.

We will do our best to book your tour on the day requested, weather and turtles permitting.

Once the arribada is confirmed, you will automatically get placed into a tour group and receive confirmation of your tour date and time.


In the case that an arribada does not occur within your date range, you can choose to either go on a solitary turtle tour or get a full refund.

What's included?

Meet with an Expert


Aerial and underwater footage

Virtual reality experience

Find out about cutting-edge research

Photo: Zack Bolton

Drive to Ostional

Educational materials (Spanish & English)

Comfortable 30-minute ride each way

No need to worry about road conditions


Meet your guide

Get on the beach right away (no wait time)

Headset allows you to hear your guide better


Drop-off in Nosara

Receive a Gift Bag 

(Reusable bag, Sticker and Certificate of visitation)


Additional merchandise for sale


Useful Information


We take care of the details

so you can enjoy your experience.

Still have questions?

Get answers.

About Us

Our organization is born from our desire to bring the arribada experience to everyone in a sustainable manner. All revenue is reinvested in programs and donated for the benefit of the Refuge.

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Our team of specialists has established a unique collaboration with the Refuge administration and local guides of Ostional to provide you with the best experience.

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Get In Touch


         +506 8351-4000

         +506 8821-1650

         Playa Guiones, Nosara 

         Ostional National Wildlife Refuge

         Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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