Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Jekyll Island

4.4
#1 of 6 in Wildlife in Jekyll Island
Must see · Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
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 Georgia turtle center is a great place to visit with children. Great for adults, too. There is an interactive exhibit area with loads of information. You can also view the hospital area if they...  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. It’s a great educational experience for all ages. We got to see them work take care of Coco...a turtle that was injured by a boat propeller...  more »
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