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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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Fun and educational

The Turtle Hospital is a small non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
daigdude
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Lighthouse Point, Florida
Turtle love

Well worth the funds paid to get a tour. You see first hand the impact that we humans have on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
leahrod
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northern ca
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  • Excellent78%
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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 yesterday

The Turtle Hospital is a small non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of endangered sea turtles. Supported by donations and visitors, the Turtle Hospital is a great place to visit.

Thank daigdude
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the funds paid to get a tour. You see first hand the impact that we humans have on the sea turtles.

Thank leahrod
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The entrance fee is $25 per person but it is worth every penny ( cent). By the end you know the fee is going to an excellent charity. You will need to book the visiting time . Which I think is on the half the hour....More

Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing. So good to the earth and its ocean creatures. It’s $25 for adults for an hour and a half walking tour around the complex. Very informative and helpful.

Thank Scottxthexrobot
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best if you can reserve a time... a bus pulled up on our first visit and a ton of kids flooded the area.

Thank Food_Junkie911
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Easily one of the highlights of my trip to the Keys ... Kudos to the amazing staff for all the important work they are doing to help sea turtles everywhere! The tour is worth every penny - excellent educational opportunity and a chance to witness...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off here on our route down to Key West. The tour was very informative and they are doing such a superb job of caring for these cute, loveable animals whilst also raising awareness of the damage often caused by us humans to such...More

Thank Mistyb1302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First call ahead and reserve a tour time. We didn’t but was given several choices for later. Our tour guide was Malia and she was personable and very knowledgeable. The tour took the 90 minutes as advertised and we enjoyed every minute. If you have...More

Thank Burgi3
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids loved this trip. Turtles are adorable and staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. So glad these people are working to help these turtles. Such a great place.

Thank Brooke S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly a working hospital. The tour is an insider's view of these endangered, wild patients, their care and progress toward rehabilitation. The guides are knowledgeable and informative, offering lots of information and answering all questions. The entrance fee is high, but goes to...More

Thank Denise M
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rncarol13
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
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indyxray5
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.
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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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