Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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Georgia’s only sea turtle education and rehabilitation facility. The Center offers the public a chance to learn about sea turtles and see rehabilitation in action with a host of interactive exhibits and experiences. Year-round indoor and outdoor programs are also available for guests of all ages.

Visit the official Georgia Sea Turtle Center website to learn more about the programs, research, and other important work being done to save turtles and other coastal wildlife.

Hours

Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

214 Stable Rd.

Website

gstc.jekyllisland.com

Phone

912.635.4444

Safety Precautions

We’re taking additional safety measures to help keep you and our staff safe. 

Follow Guidance

Abide by CDC guidance as you plan your visit to the Center.

Social Distance

Keep at least six feet between you and others while navigating the Center.

Feel Sick?

Do not enter the Center and seek guidance from a healthcare professional.

General Admission Tickets

Purchase your tickets online or at the Center. All proceeds help to offset operational costs, including the rehabilitation of our patients.

Child

Ages 4-12
$7.49

Adult

Ages 13-61
$9.63

Senior

Ages 62+
$8.56

To redeem ticket(s), present Voucher with photo identification at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center Gift Shop.

Children 3 and under do not require a ticket for entry. Visitors under 16 years old must be accompanied by someone 18 years or older. In accordance with State Health Department regulations, all swimsuits must be covered. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.

All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice. Prices include Georgia state and local sales tax.

Memberships

Join the Georgia Sea Turtle Center family, with unlimited general admission and special member perks.

Individual

One Member
$47.70

Couple

Two Members
$84.80

Family

Up to Four Members
$148.40
Georgia Sea Turtle Center Gift Shop

Gift Shop

The Georgia Sea Turtle Center’s gift shop supports the overall mission of the Center. A portion of all proceeds helps fund rehabilitation, research, and educational efforts at the Center.

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Ecology & Wildlife Programs

Jekyll Island is home to more than a thousand acres of maritime forest, 10 miles of shoreline, and best-in-class biologists and researchers. Learn more about the island’s natural resources from these experts during these one-of-a-kind eco-experiences. Be a part of sea turtle hatching season and monitoring.