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“Turtle Tour”

The Turtle Hospital
Ranked #1 of 50 things to do in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed February 25, 2013

The staff tour was detailed, fun fact filed, and interesting on many subjects impacting the health of the sea faring turtle populations and how they interact with people. The Turtles themselves were closely accessible and curious of the people coming to see them. Turtles did seem to enjoy people visiting especially the food that staff provided everyone for feeding turtles. Was a good education of the challenges turtles face coexisting with people using the waters and beaches turtles need to use to feed and reproduce. I highly recommend for everyone who enjoys salt water activities where turtles are present for both people's sake and the turtles.

Thank Gene S
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

As animal lovers, we were very happy to visit the turtle hospital. Sea Turtles are amazing and wonderful creatures that need our help and these people do nothing else but help them. Take the tour, learn something new, and give them your support!

Thank Leapy78
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Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

90 minutes is a bit long. It could be shortened to 60 without losing anything. The group size was too big.

Thank missmybid
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

We gained a new appreciation for the need to protect and heal turtles. This was more educational than entertaining, but a good use of our time.

Thank Janis S
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

The hospital is just that, a hospital equipped with an emergency room, operating room, and rehabilitation area for injured sea turtles. The tour was fun, had a presentation where you learned a lot about turtles, and then we went and saw them in the designated swimming pools/tanks behind the hospital. Great for kids and adults, and all proceeds go toward the hospital (a non-profit organization)

Thank Andy A
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