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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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Such a great organization

We had heard of the turtle hospital and we finally got to visit. The tour times are at the top of the hour, so we waited close to 30 minutes before starting the tour; the room... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Gilbert, Arizona
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Gilbert, Arizona
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had heard of the turtle hospital and we finally got to visit. The tour times are at the top of the hour, so we waited close to 30 minutes before starting the tour; the room where we waited had a bunch of information placards so it wasn't so hard to pass the time. The don't offer any discounted ticket... More 

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Bellbrook, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tour guide was great! It started out with a film and then she showed us around the building including the surgery room. Then we went to the outside pools. The guide told us why the individual turtles were there. Learned a lot!

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Thank Linda T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Turtle Hospital is a must-see attraction in Marathon. I had a completely magical experience and can't wait to visit again and again! The staff are so knowledgeable and passionate! The turtles are beautiful and amazing! It was a once and a lifetime opportunity to be a part of the incredible work The Turtle Hospital is doing!

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Thank Erin C
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We impulsively went to the hospital and luckily joined a tour that was just starting. The experience was extraordinary and very interesting. Most of it is outdoors and we had a little rain - not a problem in the warm weather, but a heavy shower could be unpleasant.

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Thank Alec T
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had toured facilities with turtles before, but never a working hospital. We learned, not only all about the various kinds of turtles, but the types and causes of health problems they encounter and the ways (some surprising) they are being medically treated. My teens and I enjoyed this both fun and educational tour, especially getting to feed turtles ourselves.

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Indy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Turtle Hospital is very interesting and well worth the $22 fee to visit. The workers are passionate about what they are doing and they are happy to share that passion with you. Miriam was our guide and she was very good. She talked non stop for the 90 minutes and wanted to to know everything about their turtle residents.... More 

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Richmond, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The care that this group gives the turtles that come into their care shows. This facility was clean and the turtles were adorable and you get up close to them in the pools. Even get to feed the ones that are healthy.

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Kissimmee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was really not that interested in going to the turtle Hospital. I could not have been more shocked to experience and learn so much about turtles and how they are cared for at this unique Hospital. Teresa, our guide, is very well-versed and obviously loves doing what she does. Anyone going to the Keys should make this and must... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Normally I would pass by but I was impressed by the facility. Knowledgeable and dedicated staff. Heart warming to witness. Kids will love it.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Compassionate and amazing place to visit and see all the great work for sea turtles needing help, have a better understanding of humans' impact on the environment and to learn about sea turtles in general. You can tell that the staff here love what they do and really care about the turtles. They are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and it... More 

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