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Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Stopped here with our 2 young kids (age 8 and 4), it was $30 for our family, which is a bit pricey... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wonderful facility

What they are doing here is amazing. They was even a group performing surgery when we were here... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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214 Stable Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0844
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here with our 2 young kids (age 8 and 4), it was $30 for our family, which is a bit pricey for what is included, BUT the money goes to a good cause. We were here for a good hour, maybe little more. There...More

Thank Kellycf78
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What they are doing here is amazing. They was even a group performing surgery when we were here. It is great to see what is being done for rescue firsthand instead of just seeing videos like other places. I liked the mini game they gave...More

Thank ASCreel
Reviewed 6 days ago

A good way to take a break from the sun while learning about the sea turtles. Informative exhibits, demonstrations and of course the turtles being rehabilitated at the center.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff does such wonderful work at the Sea Turtle Center! It is always the highlight of our trips to Jekyll!!

Thank kt6934
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A fun little trip during the heat of the day. A little pricier than what you got but the money went to save the turtles so we were ok with that. Very informative

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a worthy educational stop on Jeckyl. You will gain an appreciation for the work they do to rescue sea turtles from all over the east coast. Many of the staff are Americorps volunteers from all over the US. Local volunteers as well. You...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice to visit turtle hospital and see how they are cared for! nice information of why not to leave trash on beach, because harms sea turtles.

Thank mustang0123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to Jekyll Island due to the GSTC. Three years in a row now. Little kids will enjoy the hospital and the evening walk. Hardcore sea turtle lovers need to Ride with the Night Patrol - the most amazing experience ever is seeing a...More

Thank ashevillemama2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have went to a couple of other turtle centers. This one is housed in a very nice facility but there is very limited space to actually view the turtles. Most tanks are covered or too far back to see the turtles. There is one...More

Thank scottveal
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are seniors and we visited on July 4th because they were open. There are a lot of hands-on activities for kids and they had a lot of nice items in their gift shop. If you stay inside, it's air conditioned. If...More

Thank Norma W
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3 April 2018|
Response from WarmTread | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend calling the center, to be sure, but i doubt dogs are allowed inside the facility. I didnt see any on the premises while i was there.
27 March 2018|
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Response from MitchellsWIGA | Reviewed this property |
I am sure if you ask in advance
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Response from Julie C | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!! Plenty of hands-on educational exhibits. And if you can set it up at just the right time, the kids can be there for a turtle feeding and possibly even watch Dr. Norton and his staff caring for a turtle!