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Georgia Sea Turtle Center

#3 of 31 things to do in Jekyll Island Features Animals
214 Stable Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0844
+1 912-635-4444
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Our Family Loved it!

What a pleasant surprise for our visit! My family could stop talking about their experience at the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gramley A
Great place to See and Learn about Sea Turtles

Had a great time! went looking to see the Turtles and not only got to see some really large turtles... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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214 Stable Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0844
+1 912-635-4444
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a pleasant surprise for our visit! My family could stop talking about their experience at the sea turtle center. Learned quite a bit and saw some really cool turtles. We will be back next time we are in the area

Thank Gramley A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great time! went looking to see the Turtles and not only got to see some really large turtles up close but learned a lot about the sea turtle and the conservation efforts to preserve the turtles. Really enjoyed the educational exhibits at the...More

Thank JoelStokes
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an interesting place. It was remarkable to see what service this place is doing for these injured turtles. We were able to watch as a sea turtle was brought in @ treated for boat injuries. We also watched them feed the turtles that were...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lot of information on sea turtles and how they patch them up and take care of them. You can watch as they feed them and while we were there they were doing an operation to repair a flipper that had been cut from a...More

Thank dennisshippy
Reviewed 6 days ago

I took six of my grandchildren there and they loved it. They really enjoyed seeing the turtles especially the baby ones. It is well worth going to the center for young and old.

Thank culpepper20142017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The GSTC was very informative and staff were willing to share their knowledge. But it was a bit anti-climactic for my not so young kids. I would love to see more hands on with the turtles if possible.

Thank Sheryl G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teenagers loved learning about the different types of turtles and admission price is very reasonable. We all thoroughly enjoyed this experience and would call it a must do when visiting Jekyll Island.

Thank Shanbear77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our grand children to the Turtle Center and they talked about for at least two weeks. In fact, all of us enjoyed seeing the sea turtles and learning about them. Would love to return when the babies head to the beach!

Thank Nani1995
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Staff was GREAT!! My son got to see a few rescue turtles outside and the information he recieved inside was Great!! He loved the stuffed animals in the gift shop and I loved that they were reasonable in price. I didnt have to negotiate...More

Thank Amara M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids really enjoyed visiting even though they ~sigh~ learned! Our kids ranging from 3-23 all enjoyed the trip.

Thank Lori H
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Dawn H
31 July 2017|
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Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
if you want to do it right give yourself at least an hour. Try and plan your visit during a feeding time. Try and not go on a weekend.
Barbara M
5 April 2017|
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Response from mxr52 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the book but pretty typical for gift shops.
7 July 2015|
Response from Barbara M |
How much are the books in the bookstore?