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Sea Turtle Preservation Society Turtle Walk

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Address: Holland Spessard Park, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Phone Number: 321-676-1701
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The wonder of nature is right here in front of you. Sometimes we see baby turtles actually struggling out of their shells and pushing their little fins to get down to the water... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
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Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
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Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The wonder of nature is right here in front of you. Sometimes we see baby turtles actually struggling out of their shells and pushing their little fins to get down to the water. Other times we see the tracks of Mama Turtle and the mound that signifies where she has left her eggs. The entire walk is fantastic ... imagine... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The folks do great work. Good background before the walk and great coordination to find a nesting turtle. They handle the group appropriately to get a good view of turtle while not disturbing her. Take an early morning walk later in the summer and if you're lucky, you'll find hatchlings working their way to the water.

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1 Thank Paul K
St Augustine
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I didn't have time for the Turtle Walk, but did have time to meet the staff and view the videos. Very nice job. Best part was walking over to the beach to see all the turtle crawls left from nightly nesting turtles. This is the premier nesting beach on the east coast.

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Thank Diane R
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is a bit small, but we learned a lot about Turtles and the films shown are very well made and up to date. Really enjoyed the visit!

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Thank Macananina
Kissimmee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

When we visited it was the time for turtle to lay their eggs and the people from Port D Hiver provides with special flashlights that will allow you to see the turtles but not to disturb their natural process.

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1 Thank Cheryl C
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

about preservation of nature and saving sea turtles and other sea life from exploitation. It is time for all of us to make our voices heard low and clear to protect our environment.

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sacramento, california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I lived in the area for 18 years and loved the sea turtles. I ran on the beach every morning and several times came upon sea turtles returning from the nest. Once I found hatchlings marching to the sea.

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1 Thank comarow
Estero, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It's worth the trip. Incredible seeing these massive creatures lumber up from the water lay their eggs and walk back. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. We'd do it again.

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Thank John C
Melbourne, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Mom Turtles are laying their 60 to 80 eggs now, and then end of August-Sept the babys pop up all hours of the day and night

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Very informative tour and we learned a lot about the sea turtles with a close of view of of a turtle laying their eggs. Lots hard worl for the sea turtle! We also learned how to protect them. It's a long experience but worth it. We took all grandchildren except our 5 year old due to age restriction. The fee... More 

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