SEE Turtles Offers Mexico Wildlife Adventure to the Baja Peninsula

Beaverton, OR (PressExposure) September 04, 2009 -- SEE Turtles (, a non‐profit conservation tourism organization, is offering a unique Mexico Wildlife Adventure this November that highlights the incredible diversity of the Baja Peninsula. The group will camp on remote islands in the Sea of Cortez and Magdalena Bay, looking for ocean wildlife including sea lions, whales, and dolphins.

Highlights of Mexico Wildlife Adventure include: Participating in a sea turtle scientific monitoring project; Kayaking around Isla Espirtu Santo; Visiting a sea lion rookery; and Bird watching in Magdalena Bay.

The guide for this tour will be celebrated ocean conservationist Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, who has spent 15 years protecting sea turtles on the Baja Peninsula. SEE Turtles is partnering with Baja Expeditions, pioneers in adventure travel since 1974 to run this off‐the‐beaten path tour. The tour will benefit the work of the Grupo Tortuguero, an award‐winning network of conservationists, local residents, and fishermen working to protect the Mexico’s wildlife. For more information about this tour, please visit [‐camping‐adventure.html].

Tour Information: November 3 – 10, 2009 Cost: $1,795 per person, double occupancy (includes hotels and camping, guides, activities, most meals, in‐country transportation, and a donation to turtle conservation; does not include airfare).

About SEE Turtles

SEE Turtles ( is an Ocean Foundation conservation tourism project that links people with sea turtle sites in ways that directly support efforts to protect sea turtles, while increasing resources in communities to help residents thrive and value sea turtles. Going beyond the ecotourism mantra of "leave only footprints", SEE Turtles suggests that travelers should make a positive impact through conservation tourism. Conservation tourism supports communities protecting sea turtles by increasing the income needed for local conservation efforts, providing economic alternatives to end threats to sea turtles and inspiring travelers to take a more active role in protecting wildlife.

Brad Nahill
SEE Turtles
Beaverton, OR 97007

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Press Release Submitted On: September 04, 2009 at 4:19 am
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