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Sea Turtle, Inc.

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
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Awesome

They have expanded the sea turtle hospital, There are more tanks to view the turtles and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
robinh9700
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Cameron, Texas
Quick Diversion for a Great Cause

This is the 2nd time we’ve visited since 2012, the first since the addition of the new building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tryanything1ce
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Austin, 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...more
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6617 Padre Blvd, P. O. Box 3987, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7742
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have expanded the sea turtle hospital, There are more tanks to view the turtles and the informational seminar they provide was great!!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank robinh9700
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time we’ve visited since 2012, the first since the addition of the new building & facilities. Not to be missed is the presentation in the education complex - quick & informative! I would’ve rated this a five, but it can get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tryanything1ce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the day after Christmas as the weather wasn’t very nice. The facility is really nice and they gave a very informative presentation about what they do. There are several permanent turtle living there and they have big tanks to live in. The real...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank playabaja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our brief visit but were disappointed since we expected a much newer, more updated experience. The turtle tanks were large but it was difficult to really see them most of the time. It was nice to be able to see how sea turtles...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Leonard75452
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit! New expansions give visitors full range of life and care of these beautiful animals. Top rated staff to explain and discuss their work to rescue and rehab sea turtles.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Norm R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we go down to the Island, we stop by to say hi to the Seaturtles. I, personally, love these beautiful creatures and am so proud of this establishment for the traditions they have carried on and the work they do to help the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Payt102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have done some adding on. It's not as grand or amazing as some commercial tourists attractions but it is very interesting and informative.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 198williamo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must see while your here. Wasn’t a huge turtle fan before I went in and came out thinking differently. These dedicated people are doing great work

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChefDurk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a low key family activity on a cool and breezy day in SPI. When we first walked into the facility, we were very underwhelmed by the handful of tanks, mostly covered with solar pool covers. Our four year old was happy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MrsJLDO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time to SPI and as a sea turtle lover, this was my FAVORITE part of our trip!! Will Definitely recommend to everyone and return again!! Thank you to everyone on staff for what you do for these beautiful creatures!! ❤

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank arc5617
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Cathy D
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Response from Mypush | Reviewed this property |
No fees or payment is needed to enter. Just a recommended donations
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mariasandova
10 June 2016|
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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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