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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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This is a must if you are in the keys !

Fantastic place ! We love turtles and thought we knew a lot about them until we went here. Our tour guide Megan was great and very informative and friendly. We fed the turtles... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic place ! We love turtles and thought we knew a lot about them until we went here. Our tour guide Megan was great and very informative and friendly. We fed the turtles and even saw babies. The facility is great and the story of how it all came about is heartwarming. Amazing day, this is a must if you... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A joy to see and learn about this amazing place! We also got to go to the beach the following day and see the release of one of the turtles🐢🐢

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Super neat place to visit. This is not a side show attraction but an up close view of the rescue, rehab and release of sea turtles. Our guide Blair was excellent and so informative. To see sea turtles up close like this and to hear their stories is so heartwarming. So grateful for the owner to make this kind of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the turtle hospital as part of our visit through the Keys. Great facility, very informative tour and knowledgeable staff. Great for learning more about turtles and how we can help them.

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went with my wife, and two boys, ages nine and six. We enjoyed it. The intro was a bit long and a little boring. Seeing all of the turtles was very cool. Overall I say it's worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the kids and had a wonderful time. The information was very well presented and all questions were answered. The kids fed the turtles and have been raving about it ever since.

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Fairfield, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very informative and educational without being boring. Its amazing what some of the turtles have been through. We even observed a surgery while we where there. The cost of the turtle hospital is a little pricey but so worth it! There are discount coupons in the local coupon books as well as at the visitors center. The money goes towards... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a cool experience to get to see all the turtles within just inches of you, though you cannot touch them. Make sure to make a reservation though, as the tours book quickly!

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The turtle hospital is a very special place. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. They are great educators and truly care about the welfare of the animals. This is not a big, fancy hospital. Just a caring, knowlegeable and genuine team.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Turtle hospital does amazing rehabilitation for many animals. They run you through a informative coarse on the species and you get to see many turtles very close. Tour takes about 2 hours and moves along fairly well. You will not handle or personally interact with turtles beyond throwing a fist full of pellets into a lagoon of grown turtles that... More 

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