Walks are scheduled Thursdays & Fridays .
TURTLE WALKS ARE OVERFOR THE 2021 SEASON. Mark your calendar for April 1st 2022 when we begin taking reservations for the 2022 season.
Numbers are limited & a donation of $5.00 per person is requested. Reservations are required & must be made in advance.
To make a Reservation Make a Reservation Online.TURTLE WALKS FOR 2021 ARE OVER. Waitlists available. You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours (longer for requests sent in over the weekend) You can also CALL US at (772)546-2067, however, online reservations are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED as the office is not staffed during normal hours during the COVID-19 crisisProtocol has changed for the 2021 season!
* This event can run late into the evening, depending on when a nesting turtle is found. Once a turtle is located the event will take about another hour.*
What kinds of sea turtle will I see?
The Loggerhead Sea Turtle is only one available for public viewing.
How many sea turtle will I get to see nest?
One. As group each walk will be able to witness one nesting turtle.
How should I dress?
Long pants & shirts, covered shoes.
Do I need to bring anything?
Recommend Bugs Spray (Apply at beach, if needed). No flashlights!
Can I take pictures?
There is no flash photography allowed.
What if it rains or is lighting?
Walks will go rain or shine. Walks will be canceled if there is bad lighting.
What if we don't see a sea turtle?
There is NO GUARANTEE that you will be able to witness a nesting sea turtle on your walk.
What age range is recommended?
This is late evening activity that could take a few hours; possible lasting past midnight. Take this into considerations when making reservations.
Will restrooms be available the beach?
Yes, restrooms SHOULD BE AVAILABLE and drinking fountains but the Public beach determines closing time and should be open but will be closed by the end of the activity.