Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Jekyll Island

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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. Georgia Sea Turtle Center is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Jekyll Island Edition.
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  • We loved seeing the turtles being helped and the Vets and staff working to help injured turtles make it back into the sea. Very interesting and informative about how turtles get injured and treated. W...  more »
  • This is awesome place to learn about turtles one thing I didn't know is why all windows on jekyll are dark it is because of the turtles, and to help them.  more »
  • Such a neat place! Fun and informative for all ages. Follow a sea turtles journey with the card they give you. Find out the dangers to see turtles, where they lay their eggs. Visible op center (nothin...  more »