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The Turtle Hospital

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Closed Now: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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My favorite place in the world

I admire all of the people who work here so much! This is a great facility and they do wonderful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Exton, Pennsylvania

Loved learning all about the turtles they rescue. Staff very knowledgeable. Great place to visit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chicago IL
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
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Reviewed yesterday

I admire all of the people who work here so much! This is a great facility and they do wonderful things to save sea turtles. I love the tourist shop and spent a ton of money there. I have also gone online and bought plenty...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved learning all about the turtles they rescue. Staff very knowledgeable. Great place to visit while on the island.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The hospital is location in an old motel complex. While waiting to take one of the many daily tours there is a informational waiting area. The first part of tour was a informational video and tour of the hospital operations. They then take you our...More

Thank ntsturk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our visit to the turtle hospital and were amazed at the wonderful, caring work they do ... it was such an animal friendly place and our tour guide Miriam was so informative and friendly. We learned lots!! The 25dollars...More

Thank Aimeeon
Reviewed 5 days ago

The staff do a great job rescuing turtles in trouble and giving those that cannot be released a permenant home. They also try to educate people on plastic pollution in the oceans. It also gives you a chance to see turtles and hatchlings close up

Thank trazzer b
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about The Turtle Hospital. They promised a 90 minute informative tour and an opportunity to feed some of the turtles for $25 pp and they delivered. Our tour guide was well versed and clearly cared about the well being...More

Thank EmeraldEyes03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even as a group of adults we found the tour very interesting and it would be even better if you had kids. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and likeable. You get to see and feed the turtles but no touching. The only negative aspect...More

Thank emrach44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spoke with several people that said make sure you see the turtle hospital. It is a 90 min. Tour. Really not much to see. You get to feed the sea turtles at the end. We had a tour woman who was really into to whole...More

Thank MaryAnn4944
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to learn about the turtles and what goes on with hem in the ocean. Kids and people of all ages should enjoy

Thank bband101
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place that does such important work for sea turtles...Educational, interesting, amazing! A must visit if you are in the area!

Thank K L
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22 June 2018|
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Response from Michele c | Reviewed this property |
Its so worth it! Seems steep but the place is very professional and there are daily surgeries for turtles in need.
17 May 2018|
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Response from CLD23 | Reviewed this property |
You get to see so many turtles recovering. Not sure how people didn’t get to see them as 3/4 of the tour is out in by the tanks looking at the turtles and learning about them. You even get to feed the turtles in the big... More
28 December 2017|
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Response from Tova W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't respond sooner. There is some walking, you will be on your feet for an hour or so. There are no benches, but there are railings to lean against if you have balance issues.