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. 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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  • Depending upon the time you have, you could spend 1 hour or more here. Parking fills quickly. Arrive early, if at all possible. In addition to the exhibits and sea turtle hospital, there are education...  more »
  • We visited on a holiday weekend and it was Not too busy. Walking into the vast gift shop first is nice because if you have people that don’t want to do the tour they have a place to wait for you. Why ...  more »
  • A trip to Jekyll Island isn't complete until you have learned about the sea turtles at the Georgia Sea Turtle center! So informative! We learned how they became patients at the center and what is bein...  more »
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