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The Turtle Hospital

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Address: 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
Phone Number: 305-743-2552
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Good half day out

Great half day out. Staff obviously really caring and very informative. Plenty to see. Good trip to do when its raining, you wont be disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great half day out. Staff obviously really caring and very informative. Plenty to see. Good trip to do when its raining, you wont be disappointed.

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West Point, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great tour, but be sure to make an appointment before going. The first time we went we got turned away because of the space limitations, we booked for the next day and loved it. The give you a presentation about the hospital and show you all of their residents. My son loved it and wanted to take... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The turtle hospital is unique. They actually rescue and treat injured sea turtles. This is not a gimmick or a promo but a real veterinary hospital. The hospital's history is fascinating. The program is dramatic. The turtles released back to the wilds are success stories that make you want to cheer and the turtles too damaged to return to the... More 

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Grassy Key, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We didn't realize the complexity of caring for turtles that have been injured or sick. They had other animals that were recuperating. I must say, it makes you think twice when you are out on the water about throwing harmful items overboard. The hospital staff are dedicated to saving these animals and returning the back to their home in the... More 

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Hurricane, West Virginia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

our guide gave us lots of good information, and we really liked seeing the turtles and how they are recovering from their injuries, our guide was a little hard to understand, but overall a very good experience.

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Charleston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visiting a rescue center can be tough, but these people are doing good work and it makes you feel good. It's very educational, you can't help but get sucked in.

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Marine life has been a huge passion in my life. The Turtle Hospital was an amazing experience. It was so educational! I love loved seeing the turtles up close! Also, I loved that this hospital gives the animals medical help and then releases them into the wild.

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Batavia, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The Turtle Hospital was a great educational tour and enlightening to learn the common ways turtles become injured or sick. The tour is about 90 minutes and goes by fast. It's a good opportunity for kids also to learn about them. I would recommend going at least once to help support the rehabilitation of these awesome turtles.

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Providence Forge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great place, great work. A must see! Facility was very clean. Guide was very knowledgeable. Could take our time. We will be supporting this place in the future.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

They run a very well-organized and educational tour every hour. People here do a wonderful work of taking care of the sick and injured turtles. The guide will take the group first through a presentation and then a walk around the facilities. Call in to book your spot. Do not miss this one if you have a couple of hours... More 

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Additional Information about The Turtle Hospital

Address: Address: 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
Phone Number: 305-743-2552
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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