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The Turtle Hospital

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2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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A do not miss in the keys

The turtle hospital does amazing work and it was great to be able to see these beautiful creatures... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CLD23
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Watford, United Kingdom
via mobile
More interesting than I thought it would be

The turtle hospital tour is incredibly interesting. Loads of information. Lots of turtles to see... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DakotaRedCat
,
Miami Beach, Florida
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“sea turtles” (786 reviews)
“injured turtles” (138 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
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+1 305-743-2552
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The turtle hospital does amazing work and it was great to be able to see these beautiful creatures in person. The tour was very interesting with the best part being able to feed the turtles. I couldn’t believe we’d been there 90 mins at the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The turtle hospital tour is incredibly interesting. Loads of information. Lots of turtles to see. The work that they are doing it fantastic. And the history of the place is interesting too. Imagine if all retirees picked up a similar hobby ... they would change...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Incredibly interesting creatures- and the dedication and caring of the staff was inspiring. A must-do in Marathon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great experience and learning stop on our trip We saw a lot of different turtles and learned a lot of things that most people don't think about or know about these sea creatures that are sometimes treated badly. It makes you want...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we learned so much about sea turtles and will never forget this visit. interesting and the right length.

Thank 171cynthia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Slightly pricey. Need to book in advance. Provides great resource for the community and wife life. Would skip if you have a toddler since its 90 minutes and $25 per adult. Would come again just with adults or older kids.

Thank Nick P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I firmly believe if you are going to spend time in an area, embrace it. The Keys are a unique eco-system, and the presence of humans is not a good thing. Thank goodness for people who have the passion and dedication to give the turtles...More

Thank Jeanie Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place while out sightseeing. Great work they do, educational and fun tour. A great find and fun for all ages!

Thank Shannon K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought this was a lovely experience. They clearly care about what they do and educating the public. The work they do is amazing. I’d recommend this to anyone. Best to book ahead. Everyone there was friendly.

Thank Tatumb
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 8 (Grandma, Grandpa, Mom, Dad, and 4 kids- ages 4-9) all really enjoyed this. The group tour started with a video, tour past exam rooms, then we met and watched many turtles. We learned a lot, and the pacing was spot on...More

Thank saomwo
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indyxray5
27 December 2017|
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Response from Tova W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't respond sooner. There is some walking, you will be on your feet for an hour or so. There are no benches, but there are railings to lean against if you have balance issues.
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reganlcsw
11 September 2017|
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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
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Elena K
3 August 2017|
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If I remember correctly, there’s no free unaccompanied access. It’s a hospital, and animals there is under medical care or on rehabilitation. There is a set of very simple but crucial rules any visitor should obey, like... More
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