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The Turtle Hospital

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Address: 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
Phone Number: +1 305-743-2552
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A great rescue center.

My wife and I went there recently and we loved it. We learned a lot about turtles. We learned about which turtles live in our area. It was informative about how they treat sick... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went there recently and we loved it. We learned a lot about turtles. We learned about which turtles live in our area. It was informative about how they treat sick and injured turtles. We watched a surgeon treat a turtle which had growths on it. Our guide was very good about telling us about the turtles... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place for all animal lovers, and an essentail stop when you're visiting the Keys. A short video presentation is followed by a tour of the grounds, where you meet all of the current "patients" of the hospital. Lots of good information is offered by the tour guide and it's great to see the different turtles swimming... More 

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Avon Lake, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we visited the turtle hospital. The tour was so informative. Our boys, ages 9 and 11, loved it! We learned so much about turtles.

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Hiram, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Turtle Hospital on our last visit to Marathon. It was well worth the stop. It was a great opportunity to see the turtles up close and learn about the rescue work that takes place to save these beautiful creatures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience. They do great work. The tour was very informative and getting to see the turtles up close was cool

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our favorite thing while visiting for my sons (ages 10,13) my 70 year old mom and myself. Incredibly informative and our guide was so passionate about the turtles it came through during our tour. This is a must see if you're in the area!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great facility and the staff is fantastic! We tried to have a turtle rescued. They came out and we're so compassionate!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting to learn about the operation they have going on here. A lot of people and effort go into rehabilitating these sea turtles! Only knock is that it's a little in the pricey side for what it is. I realize that admission goes to a good cause, but $22 per person can be pretty steep for a family to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The turtle hospital tour is a great ! You learn about the different types of sea turtles and the hazards they face . You get to see the actual hospital and see the turtles and even get to feed them.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It does not matter what age you are. Visiting here will learn about turtles bot h small and large. Every time we go to marathon we visit because it is always different. make sure you make reservations ahead of time

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