Off the coast you are also very likely to see large giant leatherback turtles. Invariably when you go out looking for whales or dophins, go snorkeling, deep sea fishing or go kayaking you will see these giant creatures swimming past your boat. Marine turtles are fascinating creatures. Scientific evidence supports the theory that marine turtles return to the beach where they were hatched; some species are known to travel thousand of miles at sea to reach their nesting site. The precise mechanism of how these creatures navigate to their nesting grounds is still unknown although many biologists have speculated that the turtles use the stars and the ocean currents to guide them. The leatherback turtle (dermochelys coriacea) measures nearly two meters (6.5 feet) long and can weigh up to 650 kilos (1,430 pounds), making it the largest turtle species in the world.

A trip to this south coast must include one of whale, dolphin and turtle sighting trips. Mango will be happy to help you find one that suit your time and needs.

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