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Address: 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
Phone Number: 305-743-2552
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So many turtles

Highlight of our trip to the keys. So cool to learn about and see the actual good this place is doing every day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Highlight of our trip to the keys. So cool to learn about and see the actual good this place is doing every day.

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New Lenox, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The staff of this rescue hospital is so informative and great. I think everyone who sets foot in FL keys should stop by and visit. Lots of information to learn about different kinds/species of turtles. Pros: Bring your kids and family. You can't find this kind of rescue facility just anywhere. It's unique, uncommon. Ask the staff when is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We are locals.. Finally visited... It was awesome to see to the turtles... The guide spoke so fast... Overall.. Nice visit.

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Oviedo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place is amazing. We had a great tour with Miriam. She was so passionate and knowledgable that it was inspiring. The tour was about 90 minutes long and Miriam strove to keep us in the shade on a hot Florida day while still educating us about their important work. We were able to see a turtle undergoing surgery to... More 

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Trenton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very interesting place to visit. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. The number of sea turtles that they assist is amazing. Follow them on Facebook and possibly even take part in a release!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The tour starts by a slide show and hands on specimens, then the "hospital" area where turtles are brought for exams and treatment. After that, a short stroll to the back of the property were the tanks that house the "patients." They have description of a name, date & where turtle came from, and it's condition.The back is a large... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We love the fact that the turtle hospital is a working hospital, and strongly relies on tourism for funding. For a very reasonable fee the tour is informative, interesting and the guides are really passionate - giving you loads of time to get up close with (but never touch!) The high number of turtles there. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visit every time we are in The Keys. My kids love it. This is an active hospital that rescues, rehabilitates, and releases sea turtles. They provide an informative, educational, presentation about the 5 types of sea turtles living off The Keys and let you know how you can help make the turtles lives better. Then let you tour the... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have never seen so many sea turtles in one place! The tour was informative and very cool, as we got to watch the turtles eat and swim. Very interesting story behind the place as well.

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Germantown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Loved our tour. The staff is very knowledgeable, you can see the turtles right up close and learn so much about the them and the struggles they face. Best to call first thing and make a reservation for a tour. They do book up fast.

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Additional Information about The Turtle Hospital

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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