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The Turtle Hospital

#1 of 49 things to do in Marathon Features Animals
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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Very interesting

This was a very informative adventure. The tour was almost 2 hours and you were able to see the... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Laverne V
via mobile
Turtle hospital

Turtle hospital is a non profit rehabilitation hospital for turtle. Release if turtle is healthy... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Baltimore, Maryland
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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 20 October 2016 via mobile

This was a very informative adventure. The tour was almost 2 hours and you were able to see the great work they do up close. So glad we have people who care so much about the turtles. Very clean and well run facility

Thank Laverne V
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Turtle hospital is a non profit rehabilitation hospital for turtle. Release if turtle is healthy. Informative and interesting.

Thank E1537QUjenniferf
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I think they could tell you everything you want to know about sea turtles, would be a great place to take kids for a tour. I loved that we got to meet the turtles at the end.

Thank CaltoKan
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Our guide was so knowledgeable and I could tell she loved the turtles. Facility was very nice and you can tell the turtles are well cared for. Wasn't sure that it would be worth $22/person, but entrance fees go to care for the turtles. It...More

1  Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My family had mentioned this place to me several times but I couldn't see paying $22/person to tour a turtle hospital. However, I went at my family's insistence and was happily surprised. So informative, interesting, and interactive (even though you can't touch the turtles). By...More

1  Thank fivearoundtheglobe
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Unique experience... it's busy for a reason... plan ahead. The staff was friendly. Everyone in our party had a great time. Help support the repopulation of these incredible creatures... I'm sure you will fall in love too😘

Thank jsab1987
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very fun and informative visit to The Turtle Hospital. It was fun to learn about the types of turtles that inhabit Florida. We enjoyed seeing all the things they do at the hospital to help injured and sick turtles. If you have never been, it...More

Thank lancersportsmom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

These dedicated people who work tirelessly and continually to try to save and heal these amazing sea creatures deserve our praise and thanks. Everyone who travels down highway 1 in Florida toward Key West or from Key West toward Miami should stop in and see...More

Thank Anmleyez
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Took my wife and young daughter here to visit on last day of our vacation. They both thoroughly enjoyed it. We all learned quite a bit about the different turtles in Florida. Great experience! By the way , I believe the reason they charge a...More

1  Thank Dirtrider121273
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great day out. Very informative and heart warming to see the work that this hospital does to help, support and save these fantastic creatures. It took around 2 hours and we enjoyed every minute of it. Definitely something to see!

1  Thank _elaine_redhead
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Elena K
4 August 2017|
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Response from Jerisworld | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure you have to do the tour. The presentation is brief, maybe 15 mins then the rest of the time is spent with the turtles.
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.
29 March 2017|
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