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Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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The Georgia Sea Turtle Center—Georgia's first sea turtle rehabilitation, research, and education facility—provides state-of-the-art emergency care to sick and injured sea turtles. Explore the lives of sea turtles and other native animals through daily education programs and gallery exhibits. Glimpse into the hospital where sea turtles are treated, see our turtle patients in the rehabilitation pavilion, and learn how our research is helping sea turtles in Georgia and throughout the world!

Hours: Monday-Sunday (9:00am-5:00pm) 

Holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day (Closed)

Admission proceeds help to offset operational costs, including the rehabilitation of our patients. Admission rates are as follows; $8 for adults (13-61 years), $7 for Seniors (62+ years), $6 for children (4-12 years) and children 3 years old or younger are free. Pricing subject to state tax. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. In accordance with State Health Department regulations, all swimsuits must be covered. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.

For more information please visit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center website here.

Daily Programs:

10:00am - Morning Feeding | Exhibit Gallery

11:00am - Patient Feeding | Rehabilitation Pavilion

1:00pm - Education Program | Exhibit Gallery

2:00pm - Meet the Patients | Rehabilitation Pavilion

3:00pm - Patient Feeding | Rehabilitation Pavilion

4:00pm - Patient Feeding | Rehabilitation Pavilion

Daily programs are subject to change without notice. 



Address & Contact Details


214 Stable Road, corner of Hopkins & Stable Rd.,
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
United States

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