This tiny gem of a non-profit turtle sanctuary will be the highlight of your South Padre Island vacation. Even if you only have an hour to spend there, your time will be well... read more
Ila Loetscher, the "Turtle Lady of South Padre Island",...
Ila Loetscher, the "Turtle Lady of South Padre Island", originally formed our organization to save the Kemp's ridley sea turtle in 1977. Now we are a sea turtle hospital with a mission to rehabilitate and release any injured sea turtles, increase awareness concerning their safety and habitat, and assist with conservation efforts for all sea turtle species. We are funded by donations, grants and gift shop proceeds--
For rehabilitated sea turtle and hatchling release text message notifications, please see our website membership page. See you at Sea Turtle, Inc.!