We partner with local beachfront property hotels and condominiums to provide nest site locations where we translocate turtle eggs from the Centre’s Hatchery and implant them into a man-made nest on their beach. The eggs incubate for around 60 days under the watchful eyes of Centre staff and volunteers, after which newborn hatchlings hatch, crawl out of the nest chamber, up the sand column, and down to the water. All witnessed by our volunteers and visitors. This form of release best mimics a true hatching event in the wild.
Here they are emerging from their sandy nest on Seven Mile Beach