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Address: 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
Phone Number: 305-743-2552
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My daughter loves turtles so this was a must do on our trip down to Key West. My husband, 9-year old daughter, 4-year old son, and myself all thought this was a great experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

My daughter loves turtles so this was a must do on our trip down to Key West. My husband, 9-year old daughter, 4-year old son, and myself all thought this was a great experience. They give a 30-minute presentation at the beginning about the types of turtles found in the area, how they get hurt/sick, what you can do to... More 

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Essex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Good day out, very informative. Guided tour was really good. Ensure you stand in the shade! A must do!

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Yaphank, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and informative. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly, and of course seeing the turtles is pretty cool!

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I gave this 5 stars for the cause. I would give the tour 3 1/2 stars. For me it was kinda long winded.

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Central Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We visited here about 7 years ago and it never gets old. A neat fun place to learn about turtles, rehabilitation, and all the bad things these cool reptiles get into to end up in the hospital !!

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to the Turtle Hospital. You learn a lot about sea turtles and how they can be injured. The Hospital staff work very hard to rescue and care for the turtles and this is a very worthwhile cause, so the $18/person charge feels totally worth it. You can only get it with a timed ticket and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The kids LOVED this trip - especially seeing the turtle nestling babies in various stages of recuperation - great and informative description, and good views of the turtles up close - overall very well done - somewhat pricey at the charge for admission - but a very positive experience overall

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We took the kids to the Turtle hospital as it was immediately adjacent to the hotel that we were staying at in Marathon. We had also received a recommendation from close friends that had visited previously so it was high on list of things to do whilst we were in the area. The visit is both educational and insightful. It... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This attraction is a very informative and unique place to visit in Marathon. You don't mind paying the admission fee when you realize where the money is going. Our only down side was our guide, who was extremely knowledgeable, had a very strong accent and was difficult to understand at times. We highly recommend a visit to the Turtle Hospital.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We enjoyed the tour and information provided. The staff obviously LOVES what they do. The kids favorite part was, of course, the adorable baby turtles!

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