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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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Worth the trip

Our visit to the sea turtle center was very educational. We learned a lot about our sea turtles... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fun and educational!

Enjoyed the Ga Sea Turtle Center, especially the turtle hospital. Staff was attentive and created a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Athens, Georgia
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214 Stable Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0844
+1 912-635-4444
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to the sea turtle center was very educational. We learned a lot about our sea turtles. The gift shop has a good selection of gifts and souvenirs. We toured the hospital and visited all the patients currently in house. The girl who spoke...More

1  Thank Donturnyourback
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the Ga Sea Turtle Center, especially the turtle hospital. Staff was attentive and created a great environment for the kids to learn about one of their favorite sea creatures. We’ll be back!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped here on way home from Florida It is a very interesting place The staff were very nice It is worth 7 dollars for seniors saw injure turtles in the hospital The grounds are very nice here

1  Thank Rickie D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I recently stayed on Jekyll Island. During that time we visited the Sea Turtle Center. The staff was very polite and friendly. It was wonderful to see what great care they took with the injured Sea turtles. We saw newborn turtles, Injured...More

Thank Colleen W
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We found the Georgia Sea Turtle Center both educational and enjoyable. The $7.00 admission per senior was a good value.

1  Thank Ben_Thayer_B4
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We visit the Turtle Center every time we go to Jekyll Island. The grounds are amazing, the little gift shop is fun, learning about the turtles is important and fun at the same time.

Thank audra k
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to visit this place last week. There was so much to see and do. We saw the doctors taking care of the injured turtles that have been hurt by boats and fishing wire. Sad but it’s awesome to see people...More

Thank Jacquelyn M
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is a great place to encounter sea turtles up close. The organization does a great job and makes the material very interactive.

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 21 November 2017

If you visit Jekyll Island you must visit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, there is simply no better place to watch those amazing creatures up close. With your entrance fee you will also make a contribution to help sea turtles to be treated and help...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This is a very inspiring place. This organization has been helping sea turtles for years and it's been quite successful. They love what they do, do it really well and tell great stories. And the turtles are adorable!

Thank heckfy
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21 December 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but guessing 6-12 years old.
29 November 2017|
Response from Donturnyourback | Reviewed this property |
The actual information and feeding lasted 25 minutes. We spent an hour in the behind the scenes hospital total. There is a lot of info to read ant lots of things to look at.
29 November 2017|
Response from Eric D | Reviewed this property |
About 45 minutes-ish, but very well worth it. We really enjoyed it!