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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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This place is fantastic! Very informational and a great cause. My daughter who is two loved it as... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Whitney W
via mobile
Informative and educational

Really enjoyed learning about the rescue, rehabilitation, and release program at South Padre... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Maggie H
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Henderson, Nevada
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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.!
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6617 Padre Blvd, P. O. Box 3987, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7742
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+1 956-761-4511
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic! Very informational and a great cause. My daughter who is two loved it as well.

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed learning about the rescue, rehabilitation, and release program at South Padre Island. Sitting through The presentation makes it worthwhile in understanding the purpose of the place and the incredible work being done to help preserve sea turtles.

Thank Maggie H
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere! Staff was very informative and helpful! The turtles look very well taken care of.

Thank Cara A
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Ok, it's hot, it's not big, but the turtles are rescued and so cute. Wander, learn, and buy turtle gear - not your $5 tee shirts, but the $ goes to rescue the turtles. And if you can get your kids up to watch a...More

Thank Leela F
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Love what they are doing. Sea turtle releases are fun to watch. Their rescue place is small but they are currently adding on so I can't wait to go back again when it is finished. Love the work they put into helping these turtles ❤️

Thank Shelby W
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop and learn about the cause of saving sea turtles! We watched a mini presentation on how the sea turtle population is in danger. Luckily, we came during a time when the turtles were hatching. Upon a staff members invitation to all,...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Good time. Do not need a lot of time to visit because it's not very big. But it was very interesting and the workers seemed very knowledgeable. They do good work here. Keep it up guys. I did stumble across them releasing baby sea turtles...More

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

These people are wonderful. They volunteer to take care of these injured turtles as well as the turtle eggs. We came to South Padre specifically to see the baby turtle release and we were not disappointed. Up at 5:30am to see hundreds of babies run...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My teenage daughters and I enjoyed our visit to Sea Turtle, Inc. It is a turtle hospital. All the turtles there have some type of injury, from missing fins due to predators attack or human disrespect to nature to cancer. I think Sea Turtle, Inc...More

Thank David K
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy our visits. The people that work there are very accommodating and friendly That is all I have to say . I am doing this because of my respect for the employees and not because of you people .

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Cathy D
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Response from Mypush | Reviewed this property |
No fees or payment is needed to enter. Just a recommended donations
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mariasandova
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!
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