Ranger Guided Sea Turtle Walk

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Sebastian Inlet State Park

Learn about Florida's endangered sea turtles and then take a nighttime walk on the beach to witness a mother loggerhead sea turtle lay her eggs in the warm beach sands of Sebastian Inlet State Park.

Fees: 

Free; donations are welcomed.

Event Time: 

Repeats every week every Sunday and every Monday and every Tuesday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sun Jul 31 2016 except Mon Jul 04 2016.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT

Contact Info: 

Ranger Terry O'Toole, 772-388-2750

Additional Information: 

A maximum of 6 reservations can be made per family. There are no group reservations. The program beach is an isolated area; once the beachwalk portion begins, individuals within the group are committed to stay together until the end of the program.

NO flash photography, flashlights or cell phone lights are allowed on the beach. There are no water or restroom facilities once on the beach.

Wear comfortable walking shoes or sneakers. Bring insect repellent. Wear dark-colored long pants and long sleeves if you are not tolerant of mosquitoes and no-see-ums.

This program may require an up-to three-mile walk on the beach.

Sebastian Inlet State Park will start taking sea turtle walk reservations on May 15, at 10:30 a.m. for June’s Turtle Walk programs. Sebastian Inlet State Park will start taking sea turtle walk reservations on June 15, at 10:30 a.m. for July’s Turtle Walk programs. The tours have limited space available. Reservations can be made between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Participants with reservations will meet on their scheduled night at the Sebastian Inlet Fishing Museum, 14251 North Highway A1A, Vero Beach, FL 32963. The program starts promptly at 9 pm.

Participation Requirements