Turtle laying eggs at Grande Riviere beach in Trinidad.

Turtle laying eggs at Grande Riviere beach in Trinidad.

Giant leatherback turtles weights as much as a small mini motor car,almost nine feet long have been recorded in Trinidad &Tobago, will drag themselves out of the ocean up to the sloping shore of Grande Riviere beach on the northeastern coast of Trinidad & Tobago`. The nesting season start from March to July every year, the peak time for nesting is in May and June when thousands of Leatherback turtles come out to lay their eggs.

There is an old saying when the turtles are laying their eggs, they are crying  because they are not going to see their babies again.
There is an old saying when the turtles are laying their eggs, they are crying because they are not going to see their babies again.
If you are staying here you can see hundreds of turtles from May to June when the full nesting season begin.
If you are staying here you can see hundreds of turtles from May to June when the full nesting season begin.
You can call 1868-6701868 or 1868-6702217 for more information or visit their web site at www.mtplaisir.com or write to them at info@mtplaisir.com. Once you are a guest staying at the hotel the permit is made available for you to purchase for $20.00 TT.

Hotel owner Piero  Guerrni and his dog from the animal shelter. At Mt. Plaisir Estate Hotel in Grande Riviere.
Hotel owner Piero Guerrni and his dog shark from the animal shelter. At Mt. Plaisir Estate Hotel in Grande Riviere.

Turtle laying her eggs. Applications for turtles watching can be obtained from the Forestry Division offices, from 9.00am and 2.00pm from Monday to Friday. (except on public holidays). Port-Of-Spain Tel-1868-622-7476, Sangre Grande Tel- 1868-668-3825 and San Fernando Tel-1868-657-8391/7256.

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6 comments on Turtle laying eggs at Grande Riviere beach in Trinidad.

  1. familiar with turtle nesting; they are on some Florida beaches,
    great to see them anywhere and everywhere!
    thank you for your subscription. looking forward to viewing more of your great work! Eddie

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