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.

Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Amazing Turtle Walk

The refuge is home to the most amazing turtle nesting site. We were privileged to take a turtle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MishaD65
,
Everett, Washington
Relaxing Walk at Archie Carr NWR on Vero Beach

As we drove north along H.W. A1A on 29 November we stopped at this wildlife refuge on Vero Beach... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
rcp148
,
Belleville, Canada
Read all 35 reviews
2
All photos (2)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“turtle walk”(6 reviews)
“eggs”(7 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
28°
20°
Jul
28°
20°
Aug
28°
20°
Sep
Contact
1339 20th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960-3559
Website
+1 772-562-3909
Reviews (35)
Filter reviews
35 results
Traveller rating
29
5
0
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
29
5
0
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsturtle walkeggsturtle nestingoceanvolunteersboardwalk
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 35 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The refuge is home to the most amazing turtle nesting site. We were privileged to take a turtle walk and watched as a loggerhead turtle laid her eggs in a nest, covered it up and made her way back to the ocean. The refuge is...More

Thank MishaD65
Reviewed 16 December 2017

As we drove north along H.W. A1A on 29 November we stopped at this wildlife refuge on Vero Beach. It was late in the beach season and there were not a lot of people there but there were a few enjoying a sunny autumn day....More

Thank rcp148
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A beautiful place to visit. Very educational and enjoyed the walk and beautiful ocean. Very clean and well kept. Will go back

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Learn about turtles see nests and even volunteer to walk beach to find new nests to label There are different events so check website

2  Thank Michele L
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing there, a building ,poor , very poor, guess that's what your government tax money does for you😜

1  Thank roaming_runkels
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We recently attended a night guided tour and saw a loggerhead turtle laying eggs, covering her nest, and returning to the water. Where else in the world can you see something like this?! There is also a very interesting and informative Visitor Center. There were...More

1  Thank Fish-T
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We booked for one of the volunteer led turtle sea walks to see a loggerhead turtle laying it's eggs. An exceptional experience which I would recommend anyone visiting June or July looks to visiting the Barrier Island Sanctuary

Thank daveandchell
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We stopped by the Barrier Island Sanctuary Education Center, which is the Visitor Center for the Archie Carr Refuge, and loved it. The Center itself had so many exhibits about the local nature life and the ones with live animals were fantastic. We had never...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Sometimes I feel I should not tell people about a truly wonderful place I have found because I fear when I want to go back it will be crowded. However, I here it is. The Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge is both educational and entertaining....More

5  Thank Harry G
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Both adults and children will enjoy a very informative and impressive conservation effort made by Archie Carr that will be around for generations I hope. I have lived in Florida for many years close to the ocean plus known many marine biologists & still learned...More

1  Thank Karen B
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
PriusGirlVA
21 July 2017|
Answer
Response from roaming_runkels | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that. Personally, I would contact the marine center. Maybe you could help.. Being a part of it could be the best thing that you have ever experienced...
1
Vote