World Turtle Celebration Kicks-off Memorial Day Weekend | South Carolina Aquarium

World Turtle Celebration Kicks-off Memorial Day Weekend

May 21

World Turtle Celebration Kicks-off Memorial Day Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. — May 19, 2014 — What better way to honor one of the most endearing and symbolic animals of America’s native wildlife than joining the South Carolina Aquarium for World Word Turtle Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 24-25, 2014.

Turtle-riffic activities include:

See may turtle species as you journey through more than 60 exhibits inside the Aquarium

Visit fun educational stations focusing on different species of turtles

Watch terrapins, some of our smallest turtles, paint unique works of art

Meet the teams that protect endangered sea turtles along the South Carolina coast

Become inspired to help protect threatened and endangered turtles

Additional tours of the Sea Turtle Hospital will be taking place

Four tours to choose from: 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m.

Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for children, all proceeds go directly to care for the patients

To book a tour visit or call (843) 577-FISH (3474)

Enjoy sea turtle story time and a sea turtle themed craft and coloring table

World Turtle Celebration is a great opportunity to experience hands-on activities about the threats facing turtles and find out what can be done to protect them. World Turtle Celebration is included with Aquarium admission, for more information call (843) 577-FISH (3474).

For all media inquiries, please contact Kate Dittloff at (843) 579-8660 or [email protected].

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