Plan your visit to Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dive into the unique world of sea turtle conservation!
Sea Turtle, Inc. is open year-round for visitors to meet our rehabilitating patients and non-releasable residents. Self-guide through our rehabilitation and education facilities to learn all about sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico, and enjoy our daily presentations and turtle feedings.
August 16 - May 31
June 1 - August 15
Location & Parking
Location: 6617 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3987, South Padre Island, TX 78597
What to Expect Before Your Visit
Our facility is self-guided and visitors can navigate through our rehabilitation and education centers at their leisure.
Educational presentations are offered throughout the day. “Turtle Talks” educate the public about the mission of Sea Turtle, Inc. and the species of sea turtles found in the area. Presentations are typically offered every hour but the schedule is subject to change without notice. To check daily presentation times, please call our main number at 956-761-4511.
Our outdoor turtle viewing areas are shaded but open to the elements. The museum and gift shop are in a climate controlled building. Please come prepared for all weather conditions. Beverages are not sold at the facility .
Daily Schedule at Our Facility
All members receive a membership ID card, 10% discount at our
Gift Shop, hatchling and rehabilitated turtle release text message and email notifications.
Recent Reviews on Google
Such a fun place to visit! Our aquatic friends are some very lucky sea turtles getting the help they need to survive from the injuries they have sustained while living in the ocean. Here they get the medical attention needed and a chance to recover then once again return back to the sea. Wonderful ❣️😊
You must not visit Padre Island without visiting this amazing and impactful sea turtle rescue center. From the beautiful turtles to the dedicated staff and volunteers, you will leave better than you came when you walked through the doors and you will be forever changed! And make sure you see Gerry. The inspiration for the mission. And a turtle I helped raise!!
Great place for the kiddos! Ours were free (under the age limit) and our tickets weren't expensive. Half the hospital was empty which is great for the sea turtles but the kiddos were upset they didn't see more turtles. The gift shop had a line because of the virus occupancy limits but once inside it was nice to freely move around. The staff were all friendly and informative.
Recent Reviews on Trip Advisor
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