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The Turtle Hospital

2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ghent, Belgium
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

After a theoretical introduction, they show you around the facilities. You can see the turtles swimming around the different basins and get a personal story on each of them. Not only do they deliver some great work there, it's also a perfect opportunity to see some sea turtles up close. We hesitated at first (what were we going to see... More

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Great informative tour about the 4 types of sea turtles. They give a 15 min general presentation, then give you a full tour of the facilities. The guides are very passionate and knowledgeable about what they are doing at the hospital. We got to see all "patients" they had. It was great to see these graceful creatures up close.

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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I love turtles so coming here is a natural for me. If you are concerned about marine wildlife and want an education this is an inexpensive location to visit and learn more about the marine life in the Florida keys.

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Wilton Manors, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This place has grown over the last year to an amazing level. They are saving turtles in ways that have never been attempted before, education the public and other wildlife professionals, and bringing us all a little closer to mother nature

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I am not an animal lover but my partner is, visited as we were staying next door. Wow. So many turtles, lots of great work and great facilities. Well worth the $18!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I loved that there is this place for hurt turtles - just didn't like what we humans do to them that cause them to go there.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Visit to this place is must if you love sea world, Turtle hospital are doing a great job by saving and curing turtles. Besides, the Hospital also has live shows for Children, where they show live turtles, how they treat and operate turtle, a very educative session for kids. Also we can get souvenirs related to Turtles.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I love sea turtles as a scuba diver, so a Turtle Hospital visit was high on my list, and we made the stop in Marathon as part of our Florida Keys road trip. The work they do is amazing and the entire facility and grounds were well presented and maintained. Well worth the cost and time :-) More on my... More

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Heidelberg, Germany
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is an awesome place to learn more about turtles. Everyone should go here. They can always need your help with a little visit!

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Titusville, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you love turtles, then this is a place to visit. These turtles are being helped because they either have a virus or have been harmed in some way while in the ocean. The tour takes you through the hospital and then to the turtles. Each turtle is named and you can see that they are well loved. The goal... More

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