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Georgia Sea Turtle Center

214 Stable Road, Jekyll Island, GA 31427
912-635-4444
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The staff were obviously committed to the health and well being of turtles and to the education of visitors about them.

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Carol Stream
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

1 of the things we did. Gives you an informative peek at the life of a sea turtle from birth on. Great place for kids to learn the importance of taking care of the environment.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I love the Sea Turtle Center. It is interesting to see the turtles and hear their stories from the staff. My kids enjoyed the scavenger hunt. If you go early in the day and would like to return later, your admission ticket is good for the whole day.

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Florida
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196 reviews 196 reviews
48 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Lots of very good information and good for adults. Kids were bored quickly unless you took the time to read and discuss each area and display. Since you enter into a gift shop vs at end of tour most kids were only thinking of what stuffed animal they wished to purchase. Very warm inside due to environmental requirements for turtles.... More

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Tampa
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80 reviews 80 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a great place to visit and to see how the staff are rehabilitating injured turtles. Fun, interesting, and educational for everyone. How many there are at any given time varies, although there are some permanent residents who cannot be re-released because of their injuries. I definitely recommend it. Their fees and anything you purchase at the gift shop... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband and I visited the Sea Turtle Center in January 2014 and there wasnt much going on. Saw a rescued Logger Turtle and the gal taking care of it was full of great information and in no hurry to brush us off. It was interesting. The fee to get in goes to a good cause.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Very educational experience. If you like to have a good time and like to learn, you'll enjoy the Sea Turtle center at Jekyll Island.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We looked forward to visiting the center to see sea turtles in action and support the cause. There are lots of hands-on educational stations, perfect to teach kids about sea turtles. But, as older adults, there wasn't too much for us, and we didn't get to see a single sea turtle. I was happy to part with the entry fee... More

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Palm Coast, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

What a great visit. Such a knowledgeable staff. Learned a lot about sea turtles that I never knew. It's a beautiful spot to walk around the grounds and shop at the shops surrounding the area. The money you spend goes to the sea turtle center and it's a great educational attraction for children 4 and above.

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Vineland ,Ontario
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This centre must stay open. It does a fabulous job caring for the turtles. It is educational and informative. Great learning experience for all ages.

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