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The Turtle Hospital

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Address: 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
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+1 305-743-2552
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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If you have 90 minutes - TAKE THE TOUR!

The tour was very informative and interesting. Call ahead and make reservations though. We got the last 2 slots for the days and tons came in after us but were turned away... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour was very informative and interesting. Call ahead and make reservations though. We got the last 2 slots for the days and tons came in after us but were turned away. And, the tours for the next days were already filling up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great educational activity. We learned a bunch about sea turtles and the treatment that the hospital provides

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Uniontown, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must stop when in marathon! It will give you a great overview of sea turtles and what we can do to help. This is a hospital and you might get to see a surgery in progress! They exist totally on donations and are a rescue, rehab, release facility.

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Thank snpkelley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this hospital for turtles and adopted two turtles! We also took part in release Marilyn to the ocean! It was wonderful! Everyone who loves turtles should visit The Turtle Hospital! People who work there are very engaged in helping turtles, they have a huge knowledge about them. You can ask about everything what is connected with turtles and... More 

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Saugerties, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited with 6 people...it was pleasant. We enjoyed learning about the sea turtles and viewing them. It can get quite hot during the walking parts but it's worth a visit.

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Olympic National Park, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Plan for a 90 minute guided tour through a facility where dedicated people take care of injured sea turtles. Some can be rehabilitated and released other have a life time home. You learn about sea turtles, species, food habits, habitat types and the dangers they face in the environment. And yes you get to see all the species in one... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I were a little reluctant to go because the outside looks a bit touristy. This was not at all touristy but very educational! The staff is extremely knowledgeable about their turtles and strive to educate the visitors. They also did an excellent job of communicating how humans can help turtles. If you're wondering why some of the... More 

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Burr Ridge, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learn about the various species of sea turtles and the efforts to rehabilitate. Educational, not commercial.

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Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

guided tour (about 90 min.) of Turtle hospital in Marathon. Learn about various types of turtles. gained awareness of how they become injured or diseased and what the facility does to rehab them.

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Orangeville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a guided tour of about 1.5 hours with explanations about their program and the turtles that are there. You can learn a lot about turtles if you allow yourself plenty of time before or after the tour to read, watch and look at all their informational displays. There are many good things going on here, with the rehab... More 

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