Barrier Island Sanctuary, Melbourne Beach

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  • So I can't provide a review. It looks nice. We went it was closed. Instead we did two walks five or six miles North on A1a. One opposite the Ponce De Lyon Statue (West side of road) and the other the ...  more »
  • Not much to see here. The displays are focused on learning activities fir school kids. Small gift shop and some trails around the center.  more »
  • Any location that has to do with sea turtles gets 5 stars. There is free admission with a donation if you would like. Small display area with interesting facts. Would have been nice if there was a vol...  more »
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  • Free admission interactive programs able to walk on ramps along beach. Great turtle habitat.
  • Wonderful educational opportunity to gain knowledge about sea turtles and barrier islands ecology.
  • Fantastic. One program was a turtle walk. They take a small group to watch loggerhead sea turtles nest. Very amazing and you keep your distance to see all the turtles come out of the sea, nest and head home. We studied one , but saw a few others come up. Very cool.
  • Free for the whole family. They love answering questions. We got to watch the turtles getting fed.
  • The best information about this wonderful island...things you would have never known, unless you stopped in and stayed a while!

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