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Review of Sea Turtle, Inc.

Sea Turtle, Inc.
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Owner description: 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.!
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a once in a lifetime experience! These guys are top notch when it comes to rehabbing, loving, and caring for these amazing creatures! Alison is a must see! We highly recommend sea turtle inc!!!!

1  Thank Rowdy B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and it’s amazing work they are doing! We toured the entire place and went to the talk given to explain what they do there. You will leave with a great appreciation for what these amazing people do! Give em a donation!

Thank Bill C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The turtles are neat to see being rehabbed. We did a self guided walk through tour.. which took about 15 mins. I am thankful for places like this that will help the injured turtles!

Thank Karen R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They are open, but they are also clearly expanding. So much information about sea turles! Perfect for kids field trips. For adults I would say plan one to two hours to tour the place. A little longer with kids in tow. Founded in 1977 for the preservation of the Ridley sea turtle, they have grown to be one of the most respected sea turle hospitals in the world. They have huge tanks where you can see some of these guys that cannot be released back to the wild (currently 5 of them). A must see if you are into conservation, or eco tourism at all!

Thank Thomas B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Believe this sanctuary has expanded in recent months and it is certainly worth a visit. Plenty to see with pleasant and informative staff at all locations. Entrance fee (can't remember what is was exactly!) was certainly fair. Don't think there was too much in the way of parking - we were staying at a local hotel. Take the kids they'll love it.

Thank HunterP1
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