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The Turtle Hospital

Features Animals
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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Such a great facility

This is a fantastic learning center that's doing great work. It's a perfect two-hour educational... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Must visit

Amazing place and the work they do os incredible. Perfect visit getting up close with the turtles... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a fantastic learning center that's doing great work. It's a perfect two-hour educational experience for all ages, and you'll be glad you went.

Thank hachaille
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing place and the work they do os incredible. Perfect visit getting up close with the turtles and very informative. Learnt so much and got some amazing pictures of these fabulous creatures. Staff were great and full of information. This is a great place and...More

Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to go here to understand the plight turtles are in all around the world all because of man. Their rehab and veterinary work is outstanding. Go adopt a turtle today, and help maintain the great work, we did.

Thank Stewtop
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for a family wedding and we went to the Turtle Hospital to kill some time. My oldest daughter loves turtles and she was trilled. they do great work with the turtles and don't get enough credit, money well spent

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do you like turtles? Come on, everybody likes turtles! The money you spend goes right to these beautiful guys (and girls). You get a great education and you get to see some really cute turtles - it's a total win/win! Our guide was so patient...More

Thank lisajahrs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to see what can be done to help sick & injured turtles turtles, and learn about their rehab.

Thank poolboy12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a MUST see. No matter what age you are it is a place that everyone will enjoy! Tours fill up fast so get your group signed up ahead of time. You'll learn so much about turtles, the amazing work they are doing, how...More

Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here on our way to Key West from Fort Lauderdale. Emily was our tour guide and let me tell you, she is amazing! The tour was knowledgable and very telling. She gave all sorts of information about every sea turtle....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see sea turtles up close, this is the place. The Turtle Hospital rescues, treat, rehabs and releases sea turtles from all over the Keys and Florida. It is itself a "rehab" as it occupies what was once a motel/marina. The former...More

Thank Timothy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the turtle hospital on our way though Marathon! You can see the staff is very passionate about the turtles and what they do! It's a great place to learn about these beautiful creatures!

Thank Meloney R
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11 September 2017|
Response from Brett D |
They've got a note up now: "We heard from Richie and our staff that stayed at The Turtle Hospital and they (and the turtles) are all safe." Sounds like the area they're in is pretty damaged so they're closed to visitors at... More
Elena K
4 August 2017|
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Response from Neg156 | Reviewed this property |
No I do not believe so. Where the turtles are is in a back building area that is fenced off so unless you have paid admission, you can't get there.
22 July 2017|
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
No, but you do get "turtle" food to throw out to them.