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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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We enjoyed the your and learned a lot. It was a little to long for us. Once we got to the part in the tour where you get to see all the sea turtles there, the tour guide talked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ellis, Kansas
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Ellis, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the your and learned a lot. It was a little to long for us. Once we got to the part in the tour where you get to see all the sea turtles there, the tour guide talked about each and every one. It was a great place and we loved the turtles but maybe didn't have to hear... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed this 90 minute visit with Megan, who was friendly and super informative. I thought it might get a little Eco-preachy, but there was never any guilt, just an honest commitment to the turtles and the education. The animals themselves were beautiful and their stories were moving and inspiring. I'm really glad we went!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visiting the Turtle Hospital with 4 adults and 2 children, I was amazed at the size of sea turtles. You can hear about it, see it on TV, but when you are next to them, alive or just a "shell" of their former selves, it brings their plight into perspective, The kids could feed the turtles "chow" and learned a... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tour is great - you get to be up close to the turtles and learn all about them. We were lucky enough to be there for a release at Sombrero Beach. Amazing! The people at the Turtle Hospital love the turtles and help them be rehabilitated so that they can be returned to the ocean. Please support them by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 4 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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 5 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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