Things To Do in MabibiTurtle Tracking at Thonga Beach Lodge
Where? Thonga Beach Lodge, Mabibi / Lake Sibaya, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu Natal.
When? From November to end February in the evenings.
How much? Price on request
More? See website
Research has shown that the mother returns to the same beach and that eggs are laid within metres of where the mother emerged as a hatchling years previously.
Guests at Thonga Beach Lodge can view the turtles as they are laying and every precaution is taken to ensure the turtles are not disturbed.
Turtle tracking is offered from November to end February in the evenings. These magnificent creatures return to the Maputuland coastline every year, having swum the length of the African continent, and return to the beach where they hatched.