Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Jekyll Island

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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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  • My wife has a thing for sea turtle since we visited the turtle rescue center near West Palm Beach FL last winter so we HAD to visit here. It is a very nice facility doing great work rescuing sea...  more »
  • A small local Museum & animal center to see small & large sea turtles recovering. A viewing window in the museum allows kids & adults to view the animals they are actively working on. A unique...  more »

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