The Coast / Jekyll Island

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

214 Stable Rd.
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

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The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is a rehabilitation, research, and educational facility that offers the public a chance to learn about sea turtles and see rehabilitation efforts in action.

With a host of interactive exhibits and experiences, the center offers year-round indoor and outdoor programs for guests of all ages. Come meet the patients, observe the turtle feedings, or take a special behind the scenes tour to get a closer look at the patients and their rehabilitation care.

The Georgia Sea Turtle Center Gift Shop has a variety of sea turtle and marine life merchandise as well as sweatshirts, toys, fine silver jewelry, and handmade crafts. A portion of gift shop proceeds go to fund rehabilitation, research, and educational efforts at the center.

See website for seasonal closings and holiday closings.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Active Duty Military Personnel, College Students & Teachers (ID Required) $6

    Adults 13+ $7.00

    Children 3 and under Free

    Children 4-12 years $5.00

    Seniors 65+ $6.00


    Group Discount

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Parking on Site

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities



    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages