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.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you are a guest staying at the hotel the permit is made available for you to purchase for $20.00 TT.
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.