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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  • I would recommend paying for the backstage ticket, it was well worth it! These people are true conversationalists and it was a very educational tour. Please support their cause!  more »
  • We loved visiting and seeing the turtle rehab. It was interesting to see and hear all about the turtles that they are helping.  more »
  • This place is awesome! I love turtles, so I was so excited to see the work they're doing here. You don't get to touch or get super close to the turtles, but you get to see all the rehab pools and hear...  more »

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