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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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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very dedicated turtle loving people are there to educate everyone on these amazing creatures

If you are in Florida during turtle season, please check out this tour. They know where the turtles are and give so much helpful information. Children will love seeing these... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are in Florida during turtle season, please check out this tour. They know where the turtles are and give so much helpful information. Children will love seeing these sweet sea turtles and learning about them. This tour is great for all ages. The first time I saw a sea turtle, I was amazed that they can be the... More 

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Sammamish
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the walk on June 9th. and we were very fortunate that we did not have to wait for long, may be 30 minutes and the turtle was laying eggs about 7 minutes walk on the beach. Very informative and I feel like the correct way to see them instead of trying to find the turtles yourself on the beach... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great place to learn about turtles and how to protect them. Wonderful volunteers provide safety for the thousands of turtles that show up on our beaches. Also learn the things to do and not do around the Turtles during Nesting Season. My daughter even volunteered to help with the egg counts and learned os much and appreciated every moment.

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Thank Robert M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The Sea Turtle Preservation Society is a great place to visit if you want to learn more about the variety of sea turtles that nest in Melbourne Beach. The staff are all volunteers and they have a true love for these magnificent creatures. At the society there are offered many Sea Turtle merchandise items including hats and tee shirts. All... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

This is a favorite spot to stop and see and learn about the local wildlife! The best place to learn about our sea turtles! We visit here as much as possible. Great beach views too !!

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Have a lot educational displays for kids and adults) shows a lot of different turtles , can purchase sea turtle walk but check for dates I think it is only during June and July.

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toronto
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

...because the Turtle Walk only takes place in the summer. I read the TripAdvisor reviews before I left Toronto. We were going to be staying in Melbourne Beach our first day in Florida and then driving to Vero Beach for what turned out to be a super sea kayaking tour on the Indian River. Holland Spessard Park was along our... More 

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Palm Bay FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Great local educational experience that is a fun day trip. There is a great beach to the left of the building with bathroom facilities...nothing fancy but available in an emergency. Be sure to visit and support the work the organization does for our sea turtles. You won't regret it.

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Thank nanabear3
Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
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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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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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