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The Turtle Hospital

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2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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A must stop on vacation

I so love turtles. It was interesting to learn about the permanent residents and the ones... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bonnie N
via mobile
Sea turtles

It was nice to see that their was a place to are for all the sea turtles that have been injured in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
suzane t
via mobile
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“operating room” (80 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
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+1 305-743-2552
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I so love turtles. It was interesting to learn about the permanent residents and the ones rehabbing. We saw a release in the morning, I got a little teary eyed seeing the wonderful work they do just swim away. You have to make this a...More

Thank Bonnie N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was nice to see that their was a place to are for all the sea turtles that have been injured in the water. I was amazed at how huge they were. They sell really nice souvenirs there.

Thank suzane t
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is amazing. you see a video and they explain about the different turtles, then you go out back and see the turtles in large pools and they talk about each one of them.

Thank beverly_deitrick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this organization for what they do for the turtles and im sure they have some great employees. Just dont do the tour. It's so dreadfully boring and they don't let you touch anything.

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in as was interested to see the work and experience what others had found interesting! Met by enthusiastic uninterested staff, wanting indemnity waiver forms signed and 25 dollars for an hour or more guided tour. Told them we just wanted to view the turtles...More

Thank Geraldo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined the guided visitor tour which takes about 90 minutes, starting each full hour. You will get insights of the surgery room, all water tanks and have the chance to meet all turtles :) I found it very interesting and definitely learned something. They...More

Thank Philipp171
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely a must visit. The tour was very educational and fun.If you have kids with you you must bring them to see this great organization and people and turtles. Our guide was great and knowledgeable. Help support organizations like this one!! They are...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were literally just driving past and saw the sign, had to stop ten and there and I’m glad I did, I learnt about the turtles and all about the hospital, you were introduced to all the residents and their temporary patients,...More

Thank pooches13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So informative, interesting and fun. Guide was great. So many patients and such sad stories. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank KatM27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Turtle hospital October 28th. It was a fun visit. You get to see the intake process and the hospital, then get to see the resident turtles and current patients. I was hoping we’d get to touch them, but that is not allowed....More

Thank Para P
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reganlcsw
11 September 2017|
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Response from Brett D |
They've got a note up now: "We heard from Richie and our staff that stayed at The Turtle Hospital and they (and the turtles) are all safe." Sounds like the area they're in is pretty damaged so they're closed to visitors at... More
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Elena K
4 August 2017|
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If I remember correctly, there’s no free unaccompanied access. It’s a hospital, and animals there is under medical care or on rehabilitation. There is a set of very simple but crucial rules any visitor should obey, like... More
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amandarau19
22 July 2017|
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
No, but you do get "turtle" food to throw out to them.
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