Things To Do in Kosi BayTurtle Tracking in Kosi Bay
Where? Kosi Forest Lodge, Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu Natal.
When? Every night from 15 November to 15 January.
How much? Price on request
More? See website
Turtle tracking is offered every night from 15 November to 15 January at Kosi Forest Lodge in Kosi Bay. These excursions (including transfers to and from the beach) can last up to 3 to 4hrs and may return very late.
Giant Leatherback and Loggerhead turtles make their way home having swum the length of the continent in a return journey to the beach where they were born.
Research has shown that eggs are often laid within meters of where the mother emerged as a hatchling years previously. Guests are able to view these magnificent creatures meters from where she is laying. Utmost precaution is taken to ensure that she is not disturbed.