We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Turtle Factory

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Review Highlights
Great place with wonderful staff!

Was there is June 2018, We took the grandkids and they painted some pottery. Such a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Madison, Indiana
A great gift shop

Our experience with the Turtle Factory has been wonderful. My wife especially likes the jewelry... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
William S
Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
Read all 25 reviews
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“related items”(2 reviews)
“rainy day”(2 reviews)
“bisque”(2 reviews)
The Turtle Factory is located in Sneads Ferry, A small fishing village on the North Carolina Coast, just minutes away from miles of unspoiled and publicly accessible beaches on the barrier island, know as TOPSAIL ISLAND. We offer a plethora of...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
See all hours
1072 Nc Highway 210 Ste A, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460-9137
+1 910-327-3244
Improve This Listing
Reviews (25)
Filter reviews
25 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews related items rainy day bisque ceramics topsail figures gifts turtles shop grandkids fired
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 25 reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Was there is June 2018, We took the grandkids and they painted some pottery. Such a wonderful staff that took the time to show the kids what they had and was taken to a table to paint with a huge selections of colors. Kids LOVED...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank indianafarmgirl2015
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our experience with the Turtle Factory has been wonderful. My wife especially likes the jewelry. We have taken our grandchildren there many times..

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank William S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

In addition to their wares for sale, they also offer a Beach Type Weathered Sign Class. They also have kid's painting activities as well. Very well organized and fun for a day adventure or night out, couples or families. Good and friendly shopping in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jmprevo
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

The Turtle Factory is one of THE BEST gift/souvenir shops I’ve ever been in! The staff is really welcoming and friendly! The store is filled with so many unique hand-crafted items and the prices are really fair rather than over-priced! There literally was something for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MamaToBoyz
Reviewed 28 March 2018

A wonderful place to stop for unique and fun souvenirs and also for a fun family activity - ceramic painting. Our kids and I had a great time and have some wonderful items to take home to remember our trip.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Revdarth
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This is a neat shop with unique items. Pottery painting is available but my teens all turned their nose at the idea 😢.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Susan W
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Every sea turtle fan must visit here, but be warned. It is addictive and you will be back! Family owned and operated they have a wide variety of gift and house friendly items as well as military related items. Huge assortment of plaster statues, all...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank txwolfy
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The owners are a sweet as they can be and are so helpful! My girls and I like to come by and purchase/paint bisque figures. You can opt to paint in acrylics, or in the ceramic glazes that have to be fired and come out...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Holly P
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Turtle Factory is one of my favorite places to stop in and browse when I have my grandkids or if I have a few extra minutes going to and fro. The owner and her husband are the most cordial and welcoming people. They will...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SneadsFerryElf
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My family comes here every year we vacation in Topsail, NC. They are wonderful, amazing, kind people! There is so much to look and most cases I want to buy the entire store! Two years ago I bought a car decal from them that I...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Hayleigh M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Hampton Inn Sneads Ferry North Topsail Beach
65 reviews
1.42 km away
Topsail Shores Inn
467 reviews
1.92 km away
Quality Inn & Suites
151 reviews
3.66 km away
Tiffany's Motel
305 reviews
13.83 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 48 nearby restaurants
Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes, & Fries
85 reviews
.72 km away
Fat Burgers
96 reviews
.23 km away
Cancun Mexican Restaurant
161 reviews
.15 km away
Baked Pizza Company
99 reviews
.98 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 15 nearby attractions
Makin Waves JetSki Rentals
63 reviews
2.11 km away
Her Bohemian Way
8 reviews
5.33 km away
Fat Turtle Market & Tiki Bar
5 reviews
7.80 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Turtle Factory staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines