Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Jekyll Island

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#1 of 26 in Wildlife in Georgia Coast
Georgia Sea Turtle Center is dedicated to the rehabilitation and protection of injured, sick, and disabled turtles. Founded as an organization for conservation, the center conducts research and educational programs to increase awareness and support for sea turtles. Though it's a working hospital, the facility is still open to the public. Visit to learn more about turtle conservation, and, of course, say hello to some of the patients. If you're coming from the beach, take note that you must wear shoes, a shirt, and cover your swimsuit. Add Georgia Sea Turtle Center to your Jekyll Island travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Jekyll Island trip builder app .
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  • The location is interesting because it is in the historical area of Jekyll Island. $7 gets you in the door, and you can return for the on-the-hour presentations. The gift shop is extensive and has fun...  more »
  • Interesting to learn about the biology and the extremely long odds of survival of sea turtles. Was able to see vet team working on a wounded Cooper's Hawk while there. You can visit the recovering sea...  more »
  • If you’ve ever wanted to learn about sea turtles, this place covers EVERYTHING!! Interactive for children and adults, educational forums, witness the live feeding of the sea turtle patients in for reh...  more »

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