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“Many beautiful sea turtles to view + very educational information on when & where to see the sea turtles!”
Review of Sea Turtle, Inc.

Sea Turtle, Inc.
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Owner description: 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.!
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Donations but no "fee" to go hear about the sea turtle life. Very inspirational & enjoyable to families with children of all ages! Lots to see & very reasonable gift shop. I truly enjoyed our visit there & my children are still talking about everything they saw & what they learned from the approximately hour & a half that we spent there. Cannot wait to go back...hopefully during egg laying season!

Thank jolee4tim
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a quick visit (under an hour) so it's a great change of pace. I learned so much, and I keep thinking about sea turtles and the work they do here.

Thank ACS672015
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

We love this place. It is a good will donation to enter and you can walk around and see all the different tanks on your own time. Our kids (& us) really enjoy it. It's not huge, so easy to do if short on time. We've been to it a couple of times now. This last time we got to see them do some feedings. So cool and amazing what they do for these animals.

Thank Lori42076
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

By far one of the coolest things to check out on the island here on South Padre. This is a rehabilitation facility so they try to help the ones that can be returned to the natural habitat and if not then this is their home until who knows.
Great staff, great purpose, great way to support the sea creatures!

Thank Vi S
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We made a day of it in South Padre, and this was one of our stops. Our daughter, who is 5, is obsessed with turtles. She loved it! Our son is 9 and he isn't too into them, but he enjoyed this trip as well. They had stories about each turtle and you got to see them swim around the tanks. It was a fun and quick little trip. Glad we went.

Thank shannono167
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