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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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Turtle mania

If you love sea turtles it is a must see. Interesting sessions watching staff work on injured... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lois S
via mobile
Great visit!

Our family loves our trip to the center. The staff was friendly and we learned a lot. Thank you for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
crazyhogmama
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Adrian, Michigan
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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 2 days ago via mobile

If you love sea turtles it is a must see. Interesting sessions watching staff work on injured turtles.

Thank Lois S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family loves our trip to the center. The staff was friendly and we learned a lot. Thank you for having this amazing and educational center on the island.

Thank crazyhogmama
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped off here while we were visiting the Island, my husband and I being animal lovers this was a great stop. There's a small but informative museum you walk through first then you get to see the turtles! There are many pools, and turtles of...More

Thank Amanda V
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved the educational exhibit and the demonstration in the turtle hospital. Getting to see the doctors at work on a turtle patient was a bonus.

Thank Ellie_0949
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice location. Was cool to see sea turtles. You are able to watch them work with the sea turtles in the hospital. Kids loved it.

Thank JasF24
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Most people spend about 20-30 minutes here from what I'm told. We spent three hours. I love turtles and this is why my boyfriend chose Jekyll Island for this years vacation. My boyfriend and I enjoyed reading about them and listening to the guides. They...More

Thank honestworkerbee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice center for the turtle enthusiast. The center has excellent displays and the vets and techs perform their work in live time.

Thank skipd24
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the 930pm turtle walk on June 13th with guides Anna and Carol. They were awesome!. Both very knowledgeable and passionate about sea turtles and the center. We got incredibly lucky and were able to see 2 loggerhead mommas prepare...More

Thank MandyALM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned so much about sea turtles by visiting this center. Excellent exhibits and educational presentations. I so enjoyed the rescue and rehab center out back. Great place for all ages!

Thank junieb1260
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the sea turtle center. We did this with our Girl Scouts and their families. The center offers a fun activity with a little card you stamp to learn the life of a sea turtle. You stamp your card at 5 different life stage...More

1  Thank Danielle W
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whisper07
April 3, 2018|
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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.
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dshr0yer
March 27, 2018|
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Response from MitchellsWIGA | Reviewed this property |
I am sure if you ask in advance
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Erin S
March 2, 2018|
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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!
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