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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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Amazing place! Awesome resource for turtles

I love turtles and have wanted to visit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. I was not disappointed. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
S M
,
Roswell, Georgia
Day visit

Very informative and worthwhile. It raised awareness of the need to protect the turtles. Excellent... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alberto H
,
Tampa, Florida
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  • Excellent67%
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  • Average7%
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“turtle center” (113 reviews)
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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 yesterday

I love turtles and have wanted to visit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. I was not disappointed. The services and research that the center provides to sea turtles is incredible. The staff and AmeriCorps volunteers were so helpful. If you come to Jekyll Island, I...More

Thank S M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very informative and worthwhile. It raised awareness of the need to protect the turtles. Excellent interactive exhibits. We highly recommend a visit to this Turtle Center.

Thank Alberto H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly. It was a nice center. I appreciate that the admission is helping the cause. It’s pretty expensive for a thirty minute visit though.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We registered for the turtle walk ahead of time. It was really nice. The ladies we had did a great job educating us about the turtles. Unfortunately we did not see any turtles, but we did see two large horseshoe crabs, that was pretty neat....More

Thank Michael P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our second time visiting the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. We enjoyed it just as much as the first time. Learning is interactive and involves all senses. The personnel and staff were very knowledgeable and extremely courteous with visitors. My whole family was very...More

Thank Hector P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here with our 2 young kids (age 8 and 4), it was $30 for our family, which is a bit pricey for what is included, BUT the money goes to a good cause. We were here for a good hour, maybe little more. There...More

Thank Kellycf78
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What they are doing here is amazing. They was even a group performing surgery when we were here. It is great to see what is being done for rescue firsthand instead of just seeing videos like other places. I liked the mini game they gave...More

Thank ASCreel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good way to take a break from the sun while learning about the sea turtles. Informative exhibits, demonstrations and of course the turtles being rehabilitated at the center.

1  Thank Joseph C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff does such wonderful work at the Sea Turtle Center! It is always the highlight of our trips to Jekyll!!

Thank kt6934
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun little trip during the heat of the day. A little pricier than what you got but the money went to save the turtles so we were ok with that. Very informative

Thank Anna R
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whisper07
3 April 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
28 March 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
3 March 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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