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Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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Great place to support

You will spend about an hour more if you bring children. It’s a great place for children to learn... read more

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Helene R
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Wish Grandkids We Here

AWESOMENESS! What a wonderful place. So thankful to see all that goes into saving the turtles. Even... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dallas, Georgia
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214 Stable Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0844
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You will spend about an hour more if you bring children. It’s a great place for children to learn about ocean, turtles and how micro plastic is ruining the environment. The turtle hospital was heart breaking.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

AWESOMENESS! What a wonderful place. So thankful to see all that goes into saving the turtles. Even though we had stayed on Jekyll several times before this was our first trip here.

Thank GRANE25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Give this facility support by visiting this sea turtle hospital. Then explore the beautiful sites on Jekyll Island. This is a lovely place to ride a bike and take unique photos of the large driftwood on beaches. Explore and have fun while you discover the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were glad to see this rehab facility. there is lots of info to read and turtles to see. would recommend to families with children.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely hands-on educational center for sea and other turtles found to be in distress. Several programs are offered to visitors to learn about the work done there. Great for kids, too.

1  Thank Liz G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 16-year-old daughter wants to work with sea turtles when she gets older. we thought this would be a good example of a type of facility where she could possibly one day work. we enjoyed our visit. it is a small facility but very interesting....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have always enjoyed bringing the kids here. I think the guides are volunteers that really know what they are talking about. Such passion for the subject matter.

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center many times. People of all ages enjoy the Center! We live in the area.

Thank Evelyn31523
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited and signed up for the "Sunrise Walk" This is an adventure for the whole family!! We got the see the Sea turtle nest and the group's effort to help them survive. Save the turtles!!

Thank rposey6844
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place and very informative if you are at all interested in sea turtles. Staff really care about what they are doing. Very good value and I know kids would love this.

Thank Tim I
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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!