Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center

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Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - In season June - Sept: Mon - Tues & Thurs - Sat 12 noon - 4 pm. Limited hours off-season


  • 302 Tortuga Lane

    Surf City,   NC   28445

  • Mailing Address -

    PO Box 2095

    Surf City,   NC   28445


Come and see the turtles and take a tour of our facility. As a part of the Topsail Turtle Project, we protect and monitor sea turtle nesting on the beaches of Topsail Island and Surf City. We offer educational tours to the public five days a week. We have lots of turtle items in the gift shop that are sure to delight you.

We are an organization dedicated to sea turtle care and rehabilitation staffed entirely by volunteers, so 100% of all donations go directly to the sea turtles that we treat.

General Admission $5; Children $3; Seniors & Military $4.

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302 Tortuga Lane
Surf City NC 28445


Latitude: 34° 26' 35.0088" / Longitude: -77° 33' 56.286"

Special Directions:

Turn off NC Hwy 210/50 onto Charlie Medlin Dr, next to Shipwreck Putt-Putt.

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