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Sea Turtle, Inc.

#2 of 46 things to do in South Padre Island Features Animals
6617 Padre Blvd, P. O. Box 3987, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7742
+1 956-761-4511
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Great place for a family experience

Sea Turtle, Inc. was a great experience! We enjoyed it so much and we were glad we went. They make... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Makayla W
via mobile
Very informative

not a very exciting visit but educational. only taking cash in the gift store. it's free but they... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ciera1love
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Bulverde, Texas
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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.!
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6617 Padre Blvd, P. O. Box 3987, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7742
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+1 956-761-4511
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sea Turtle, Inc. was a great experience! We enjoyed it so much and we were glad we went. They make up the "staff" of mostly volunteers. The story behind each and every one of these turtles is amazing and beautiful. I highly encourage families to...More

Thank Makayla W
Reviewed yesterday

not a very exciting visit but educational. only taking cash in the gift store. it's free but they do ask for donations. they are expanding their facility also

Thank ciera1love
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really thought this was going to be a tourist trap. I took the kids here while dad slept in. I was expecting a couple of pictures of turtles, maybe a model of a turtle, a skeleton, a shell or two. It's a rescue and...More

Thank damnedifyoudo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Short and sweet and out of the sun ! Very educational kids loved it and kept their attention the whole time, very cost effective even with donating more then recommended ❤️

Thank sjohnsontrucking
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always stop by Sea Turtles Inc. when we're near South Padre. Very informative and fun for the kids. It really motivates the kids about conservation and the environment.

Thank Robin V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting how they rescue turtles. Loved the fact that you could see the different kinds of turtles!

Thank karenmkwilson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We go every summer, and have every year since my daughter was little. She's 13 now and not quite as impressed with the turtles but I still love it! Last year we were fortunate enough to be on the island when they released hatchlings and...More

Thank yellowhelicoptor
Reviewed 4 days ago

We needed a day off the beach so stopped by the turtle rescue and spent about 90 minutes there. The intern who gave the presentation was very knowledgable and well spoken and was interesting for all. There are several tanks with injured or sick sea...More

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed seeing the turtles, and reading their stories! We wish we'd come sooner and seen the babies~!

1  Thank Charri06
Reviewed 4 days ago

When down in South Padre we had the privilege of seeing a turtle release. It was a great experience to see the baby turtles head out to sea. We also visited the Sea Turtle, Inc and was not disappointed. I love that they are helping...More

Thank travelmomma25
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Cathy D
6 February 2017|
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Response from Jeff G | Property representative |
We suggest $4 for adult and $2 for children as a donation.
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mariasandova
10 June 2016|
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Response from Life_Tourist | Reviewed this property |
They suggest a donation of $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors and $2.00 for children over the age of 4. Have fun!
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