Would you like to be the proud parent of an ‘adopted’ sea turtle? With your $50 donation, you can contribute funding to support Georgia Sea Turtle Center patients! Choose a current patient (listed below) and follow their journey from hospital to sea. The donation helps offset operating costs such as medication and food for in-house patients as well as supports research we are conducting to help sea turtles all over the world!
Click on each patient’s name to learn more about them:
Cost: $50.00** (Makes a Great Gift!)
**Adoptions do not include general or unlimited admission to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center.
- Personalized Certificate of Adoption
- A letter from your turtle
- ONE 4×6 photo* of your turtle
- Adoptive parent’s name listed on their turtle’s web page
- Monthly updates through email including a recent photo of your adopted turtle -Notice of potential release date so you can attend!
Please provide a valid email address to ensure that you receive updates and notice of release**
Special occasion? The Georgia Sea Turtle is willing to make accommodations for weddings or other large group options. Please contact Kira Stearns at (912) 635-4141 or email@example.com for further information. An additional fee may be required to accommodate your request and cover processing costs.
- Satellite Transmitters and website links are NOT part of the Adopt-a-Sea Turtle program package as all turtles do not receive transmitters.
Download form Click Here: NEW Adopt-a-Sea Turtle Form
To Adopt-a-Sea Turtle Online click: Online Adoption
Mail/fax it in with your payment information.
*Please Note: All photographs of patients listed on the website are property of the Georgia Sea Turtle Center and the Jekyll Island Authority. Any unauthorized redistribution of these images is prohibited.
The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is an operating department of the Jekyll Island – State Park Authority; donated funds will be used for general operations of the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. If the donation is at least $500, it will be processed through the Jekyll Island Foundation, a public 501(c)3 under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. EIN #58-2583249. All proceeds from Adoptions help to offset operation costs, including the rehabilitation of our patients at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center.