Visit Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Visit our Sea Turtle patients
We continue to provide daily programs and tours to inspire guests of all ages to care for our marine environment and protect our oceans. Be sure to visit our new outdoor ecosystems teeming with sharks, rays and other marine life.
Get ready to visit our hospital for our beloved sea turtle patients and take a rare look into the world of marine life rescue at our working sea turtle hospital. Plan your visit with our tips and ideas to ensure you have the best experience possible at our ocean-side, beach access campus in Juno Beach, FL.
Holidays and Closures
On occasion our campus will close early for a special event or weather related issue or holiday. Please note to ensure the safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers, the outdoor hospital will close when lightning is in the area. We look forward to seeing you!
WE ARE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS:
Thanksgiving Day - Closed All Day
Christmas Eve - Closing at 3 p.m.
Christmas Day - Closed All Day
Adopt a Sea Turtle
You can support Loggerhead Marinelife Center by “adopting” a sea turtle patient starting at just $35. Before arriving, adopt one of our patients for your friends and family to visit! Get up close to your adopted sea turtle in our outdoor hospital. Our docents will be able to convey your turtles story to you!
Your support of The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center's (LMC) mission is a responsible and impactful investment in education, conservation, research, and rehabilitation. In 2021, LMC received, for the eighth consecutive year, the highest ranking available from Charity Navigator. Demonstrating our commitment to our donors to invest their funds effectively. We are committed to responsible management of your investment and are proud that LMC ranks among the most responsible top 6% of charities in the nation.
Loggerhead Marinelife Center reserves the right to photograph, videotape, or record our visitors on our campus for promotional purposes, without further authorization or compensation.
Accessibility, Accompaniment, & Basic Rules
Loggerhead Marinelife Center is committed to providing all of our guests with the most enjoyable and accessible experience possible. If you or someone in your group needs special accommodations, please call us at 561-627-8280.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Sorry, no pets, food, or beverages may be brought onto campus. Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a smoke-free facility.
To ensure everyone's safety all service animals MUST be declared to our guest services staff before entry and remain on a short leash at all times. Because our sea turtle patients are sick and can carry diseases, "service animals" are not recommended to explore our Outdoor or Indoor Sea Turtle Hospital. We thank you in advance for your cooperation. Loggerhead Marinelife Center allows "service animals" as described in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Please note, "assistance animals" are not within the scope of the ADA definition and are not permitted on our campus.
Honoring Our Veterans: Military Discount
Loggerhead Marinelife Center appreciates the hard work and dedication of the men and women in the United States Armed Forces. To show our gratitude, we offer all active, reservist, and retired members of the military a 10% discount in our gift store.