Help Our Cause

At Sea Turtle Inc., our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured sea turtles, educate the public, and assist with conservation efforts for all marine turtle species.

There are several ways you can help Sea Turtle, Inc. in this effort:


Contribute to the Future of Sea Turtle, Inc.

Our vision is to be perceived as a world leader in sea turtle recovery and education through our expanded facility at South Padre Island, and to further contribute to the conservation of sea turtle populations worldwide. Check out our exciting plans for our expansion. Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions for our sea turtles.

Donate Online

Donate Online or By Mail

Sea Turtle, Inc is dependent on donations to fund our mission. If you would like to make a financial, tax deductible donation to Sea Turtle, Inc. please visit our Donations page.


Adopt a Sea Turtle

Adopt a Turtle Program

One of our most popular fundraisers is the Adopt a Turtle Program. Sponsors can choose between resident sea turtles at the facility, a hatchling, or a sea turtle nest to “adopt”. If you would like to adopt one of our resident sea turtles, patients, hatchlings, or nests please visit our Adoptions page.

STI Membership

Your STI membership will help fund our efforts while offering you benefits such as (but not limited to) a 10% Gift Shop discount, e-newsletter, annual ID card, and access to streaming underwater webcam. If you would like to become a member, please visit our Membership page.


 Volunteer Opportunities

Sea Turtle, Inc. is very dependent upon volunteers. We encourage interested visitors that will be visiting South Padre for a month or more to become a volunteer at our facility. Learn about there number of volunteer opportunities available. If you would like to become a volunteer, please visit our Volunteer Page.



Beach Clean-ups

Trash is not only unsightly to humans, but dangerous to marine life.  Research also shows that nesting mamas prefer clean beaches! Click here to see what cleanups are happening on South Padre Island and the lower Laguna Madre.


Send Us Feedback

Have you recently been to our facility? If so, we would value your opinion of your visit to
Sea Turtle, Inc.  Send us feedback to help us improve our services.