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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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Interesting place

This is a great place to encounter sea turtles up close. The organization does a great job and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rebecca R
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Scottsboro, Alabama
A great place to watch sea turtles up close!

If you visit Jekyll Island you must visit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, there is simply no better... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alex G
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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214 Stable Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0844
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+1 912-635-4444
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Reviewed yesterday

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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the Sea 🐢 s! Very informative, interactive learning experience. Staff very knowledgeable, friendly and willing to spend time answering questions.

Thank DLSGr
Reviewed 6 days ago

This facility takes care of sea turtles that gave been injured or are sick. The employees are very knowledgeable and share their knowledge with you on the 7 types of sea turtles in the world.

Thank PVusa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phenomenal educational messages about conservation and environmental responsibility. Loved seeing the care that goes into these incredible animals!! Excellent volunteers and staff that are wonderfully passionate about sea turtle conservation!

Thank lrroni06
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this center with friends and from the well informed docents learned a good deal about turtles in general and the Jekyll island varieties in particular. Many of the exhibits are interactive and in between there are docent talks to keep up your interest....More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing place. They do such a wonderful job. The volunteers and employees seem to have their hearts in their jobs. Don’t miss this one of a kind gem.

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here to see what this was all about. You pay as you enter and go through a gift shop. It is really a good cause. You can see doctors operating on the injured sea turtles and see where they are cared for. Everyone...More

Thank Elle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you care about the environment and the beach turtles, you will enjoy learning more about them and won't mind paying the entrance fee to do so. The turtle hospital was interesting but also made me sad to learn the stories about how these lovely...More

Thank cathshungry
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Dawn H
30 July 2017|
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Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
if you want to do it right give yourself at least an hour. Try and plan your visit during a feeding time. Try and not go on a weekend.
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Barbara M
4 April 2017|
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Response from mxr52 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the book but pretty typical for gift shops.
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judyandkids
7 July 2015|
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Response from Barbara M |
How much are the books in the bookstore?
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