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Sea Turtle, Inc.

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6617 Padre Blvd, P. O. Box 3987, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7742
+1 956-761-4511
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Cute place

My husband and I brought our twin 3 1/2 year old boys here and they loved it. They only accept... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Nice turtle fam

It is amazing how far the turtles have come along with the farms help. The people at the turtle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Apache Junction, Arizona
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Ila Loetscher, the "Turtle Lady of South Padre Island", originally formed our organization to save the Kemp's ridley sea turtle in 1977. Now we are a sea turtle hospital with a mission to rehabilitate and release any injured sea turtles, increase awareness concerning their safety and habitat, and assist with conservation efforts for all sea turtle species. We are funded by donations, grants and gift shop proceeds-- For rehabilitated sea turtle and hatchling release text message notifications, please see our website membership page. See you at Sea Turtle, Inc.!
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (126 reviews)
“rescue center” (25 reviews)
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6617 Padre Blvd, P. O. Box 3987, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7742
+1 956-761-4511
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I brought our twin 3 1/2 year old boys here and they loved it. They only accept donations and have an educational presentation.

Thank Jewels1769
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazing how far the turtles have come along with the farms help. The people at the turtle farm deserve a lot of credit for doing what they do.

1  Thank Arizonakett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really cool place to visit. They rehabilitate sea turtles. I loved this place. The work they do is excellent. Staff was very knowledgeable and they did an informative presentation.

Thank Sandi B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sea Turtle Inc. is a hospital for sick or injured turtles rescued from the sea. Their goal is to help these wonderful animals return to their home, and to inform people how our actions sometimes cause harm to them. We even saw a turtle...More

Thank irishgirl712017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun to visit. No cost to go in just donations. Lots of turtles rehabbing. Great place to take kids. Easy access.

Thank StacyLevi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Doing a great service rescuing injured sea turtles. Funded by your donation. I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We HAVE to stop by here every year we visit SPI. It's a fabulous organization that works hard to rescue, rehab and preserve precious breeds of sea turtles. Their dedication and love for sea life is amazing. Admission is free, but I encourage visitors to...More

Thank Shana H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As locals, we always make sure our guests visit Sea Turtle, Inc. They do such important work to save our sea turtles on SPI, and a visit there is so amazing. This past nesting season, they rescued a record number of nests to safely release....More

Thank steelex4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a Nonprofit and entrance is a suggested donation and well worth every penny. They are actually getting ready to open a new, amazing facility that I am super excited to come back and see my next visit to the island. The employees are attentive,...More

Thank Robbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sea Turtle, Inc. was one of the best parts of our vacation. Reading the stories of the turtles currently recovering was amazing. Our daughter enjoyed learning why they were there and when they might be released. Or, why they couldn't return to the wild. The...More

Thank htravis479
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Cathy D
5 February 2017|
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Response from Jeff G | Property representative |
We suggest $4 for adult and $2 for children as a donation.
9 June 2016|
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Response from Life_Tourist | Reviewed this property |
They suggest a donation of $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors and $2.00 for children over the age of 4. Have fun!