Sea Turtle Project

Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Center program aims to protect sea turtle eggs and increase hatching rates.
The “Turtle Rangers” patrol the beach all night looking for mother sea turtles that come out of the ocean to lay their eggs. Protect the mother turtle during the nesting process and when she is finished laying the eggs and safely back in the ocean, we relocate the eggs from the beach to our hatchery at Kuta.
The sea turtle eggs take 45-60 days to develop and hatch.

When the baby sea turtles hatch we want to return them to their natural habitat quickly.
The sea turtle eggs hatch out of the nest in the cooler temperatures at night. We release the baby turtles into the ocean the next day.

You can join in the baby turtle release and release your own baby turtle into the ocean.
We welcome local and international visitors to share the experience of the baby sea turtle release for education and awareness of sea turtle issues.

Between 2012 and 2013 there were more than 50,000 eggs safely relocated to the Hatchery, and around 80% of these were successfully hatched and released to the ocean.

Sea Turtle nesting season on Kuta Beach is from March to September each year.
Sea turtle hatching season is from April to October each year.
We release the baby sea turtles the day after they hatch from the nest.
Nesting dates are an estimation only and the baby turtles will hatch naturally when they are ready.
Early and late in the season the frequency of baby sea turtle release will vary.
Peak sea turtle hatching season is June, July, August, during these months we will release baby sea turtles nearly everyday.

When you come to visit the Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Centre, Please do not touch the baby sea turtles and please do not use flash when taking pictures of the baby sea turtles, to protect their eyesight.

We relocate the sea turtle eggs from the location on the beach where the turtles lay their eggs to a hatchery. This is done concerning threats that endanger the eggs in their original nesting locations such as erosion, high tide, traffic of tourists, feral dogs and irresponsible human action.

The Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Program was started in 2001 by Mr Agung/ Mr Turtle and Wayan with 1 sea turtle nest, which was left in the original position on the beach and protected with bamboo placed around the nest.

Get up to date information on Facebook page of Bali Sea Turtle Society 


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Kuta Beach Bali & The Sea Turtles: Sea Turtle Project
Sea Turtle Project
Kuta Beach Bali & The Sea Turtles
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