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Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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214 Stable Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0844
+1 912-635-4444
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Great Experience

We really enjoyed learning about the turtles at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. We were given many... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jeweledarmadillo
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Georgia
Fun afternoon

This was a wonderful way to spend a few hours. The staff does a phenomenal job of rehabbing these... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
coffeebeagle
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Outside Atlanta GA
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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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214 Stable Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0844
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+1 912-635-4444
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed learning about the turtles at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. We were given many activities to experience the life and challenges the sea turtles in our coastal areas face. Our favorite part was the tour was where we were introduced to several...More

Thank jeweledarmadillo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful way to spend a few hours. The staff does a phenomenal job of rehabbing these amazing animals and what a fun educational experience seeing how the animal gets the best care, seeing a sea turtle feeding and knowing they will be...More

Thank coffeebeagle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the turtle center. Will be returning to Jekyll to take kids to the center. Great learning environment, very interesting

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the time & donation. I’m partial to the Turtle Center in Ponce Inlet, Fl but this is a great representation of Georgia’s activities!

Thank Rita43077
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum is very informative. If you have time listen to one or more of the very interesting lectures about the turtles and gain more knowledge and awareness of These animals and the dangers they have to deal with. It is great that you may...More

1  Thank Susanne900
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seeing these sweet turtles restored to health after mostly human related accidents is inspiring for all, especially children. An important lesson in ecology and environmental protection can be learned here.

Thank marygreen b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a working turtle rescue/veterinarian hospital. The staff here saves these turtles from life or death situations in hopes that they will be able to be released back into the ocean or, if not, placed in a safe place such as an aquarium. When...More

1  Thank hammy737
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While supporting wild life care and research is always a very good thing send a check instead! Not worth the trip..

Thank Maritza B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were great, very friendly and helpful. We don't have kids, but all the kids there seemed to be enjoying themselves.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the expo inside and building behind. The store has a lot of souvenirs to choose from. Would definitely return.

Thank popcorn216
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bckduryea
20 December 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but guessing 6-12 years old.
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cuao34
29 November 2017|
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Response from Donturnyourback | Reviewed this property |
The actual information and feeding lasted 25 minutes. We spent an hour in the behind the scenes hospital total. There is a lot of info to read ant lots of things to look at.
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cuao34
29 November 2017|
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Response from Eric D | Reviewed this property |
About 45 minutes-ish, but very well worth it. We really enjoyed it!
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