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All reviews long line gift shop worth the wait rehab center injured turtles standing in line non profit an umbrella new building answer questions beautiful turtles volunteer staff large room great things inside the building informative tour long wait
We toured the Turtle Hospital (disclaimer - my father in law volunteers for the summer beach patrols) with my niece. We enjoyed the various stations explaining the varieties of sea turtles, do's and don'ts and seeing the hospital itself and getting to see some of...More
A good place to visit and learn about turtle rehabilitation. The volunteers took their time and explained about the program which was quite interesting. A good place to spend an hour. We went in August and the line to get in was quite long. Get...More
The Karen Beasley Hospital is home to many sea turtles who have suffered injuries from we humans who are not taking care of our oceans. They have a limited time for visiting but it is definitely working your schedule around. Jean Beasley is an American...More
This is tucked away in Surf City, NC - the signage is sparse but turn down the road next to the mini golf. This is a turtle hospital staffed entirely by volunteers dedicated to helping injured turtles. They provide education information about dangers turtles face,...More
They open at noon and the line is long but goes quickly. They have different stations with great information on sea turtles and the environment. It is not geared toward smaller kids but the older ones loved it. Upon leaving the rescue center there was...More
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Honestly no. Go early is your best bet. Once they open, it moves fairly quickly. We got there 30 minutes before opening and joined the line. The locals are friendly and once they opened, we were the second or third group in... More
Honestly no. Go early is your best bet. Once they open, it moves fairly quickly. We got there 30 minutes before opening and joined the line. The locals are friendly and once they opened, we were the second or third group in. It is worth the wait
Staffed by Volunteers - Opens for the season April1,2017.
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General admission: $5 (13 & up); Seniors and Military: $4; Children $3 (12 & under).
located at 302 Tortuga Lane, (Mainland) Surf City.