Green Turtles of Ascension Island

Antarctic Peninsula

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: Ascension Island

Observe egg laying Green Sea-turtles

​These one meter long gentle giants feed in the shallow waters off the Brazilian coast, where they graze the sea-grass fields. Each year several thousand find their way to Ascension Island to lay their eggs in the sandy beaches. We may witness egg-laying sea turtles coming ashore at night. This natural phenomenon is a unique opportunity for nature photographers.

Please note: flash photography is not permitted.

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