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The Turtle Hospital

Features Animals
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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Educational and unique

We came for a visit. The hospital does an amazing job explaining what they do, how the turtles get... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
Arvada, Colorado
very informative great for kids

Had some time to kill so we stopped by on the way up to Ft Lauderdale. Glad we did, we took a 90... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Hopewell Junction, New York
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

We came for a visit. The hospital does an amazing job explaining what they do, how the turtles get hurt and the procedures that they perform. I found it very interesting. My 10 year old loved it but the 8 year old found it to...More

Thank adventuresahead
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Had some time to kill so we stopped by on the way up to Ft Lauderdale. Glad we did, we took a 90 min tour of the facility. Very educational and if you have children they would enjoy seeing the turtles. Its a rehab and...More

Thank Will&Michelle
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Amazing place to learn about turtles and feed them in the pools. Great people are working there, treating many endangered turtles from hatchining to adult turtles. Have to see it!!

Thank kasya2003
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stopped by since it was within walking distance from our resort. So glad we did. They provide a wonderful service to the injured turtle population. The visit was very educational.

Thank 811klane
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We visited in August. It was my birthday trip to the Keys. We went for the tour, very sad, these poor Turtles. The place is AWESOME, they are not just a hospital, its like an assisted living facility. The tour was extremely informative and the...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Turtle Hospital is must see for lovers of turtles and the environment. The staff here is doing great work. The tour guides know so much about turtles. We left wanting to support their cause.

Thank Melanie E
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Took the kids here years ago very interesting place to go glad that is still going strong . Many turtles get hurt by boats and fishing line and trash help save them

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The turtle hospital was a nice visit and it was very interesting to hear about their work! I would love to work there myself! You feel that you pay for something good and you get a nice tour around the turtles and all of them...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Interesting visit to learn about the types of sea turtles that they have here. Got to see the operating theatres, x-ray machines and then moved on to where the turtles were. A lot of them had been brought in over the past few weeks with...More

Thank JimUtd
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I'm excited about this attraction for locals and visitors.The staff are very passionate about there much needed work to help preserve and rehabilitate sick or injured turtles. Thanks for your much needed service and keep up the good fight. Sincerely Chef Abel from the Country...More

Thank sauceboss75
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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
Elena K
3 August 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
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
21 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.