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The Turtle Hospital

#1 of 49 things to do in Marathon Features Animals
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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Well worth the trip. You have take the tour, the tour guide is very knowledgeable. Everyone there... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tracey S
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Such a wonderful, educational facility that the whole family will enjoy! This is a MUST DO if you are in the area.

We stayed at Tranquility Bay Resort which was literally right next door to the Turtle Hospital. My... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Suzanne T
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the trip. You have take the tour, the tour guide is very knowledgeable. Everyone there was friendly and answered all the questions. The kids loved seeing all the turtles.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at Tranquility Bay Resort which was literally right next door to the Turtle Hospital. My 11 year old daughter, my husband and I loved our visit. Once entering the facility, they put on a short program that educates visitors on what types of...More

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We planned a visit here while we were staying in Marathon. I HIGHLY recommend booking in advance, (just call to give your name, how many in your group & pick a time slot). My son absolutely LOVES sea turtles so we were looking forward to...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent tour of the facility. Educational for the whole family but not boring. Fun to see the turtles and the types of turtles and how we can help them. While we were there 3 new turtles came to the hospital. Family of 4 admission. 77.00....More

Thank jwatk33228
Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff is very informative and truly interested in the care and wellbeing of the turtles. Appropriate for all ages.

Thank Betty L
Reviewed 3 days ago

You CANNOT miss this while in the Keys! This was one of the best activities of our whole trip. Our guide was excellent. She spoke clearly and did a great job of explaining things. We learned so much! You get to tour the entire campus,...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for a quick tour before dinner. The tour is 1.5 hours and $44 for two. I wasn't sure what to expect but the tour was great! We learned so much and it was interesting to see the turtles and...More

Thank Kljones7
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is my 2nd time to the Turtle Hospital and just as fun & interesting. Watching the staff take care of sick/injured sea turtles and their passion for their job is overwhelming. Seeing turtles that have been nursed back to good health shows the importance...More

Thank ConwayGirlSC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really nice and educational. Eye opening about one and a half tour experience. Excellent guides. All contributing to the welfare of the marine turtles species. Highly recommended, if you travel to the Florida Keys.

Thank Mercedes G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Emily was our guide and she was super!!! It was such a treat getting to learn about the terrific work they do there! And the turtles were amazing!!! Go there and support them!!!

Thank Patrice D
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Elena K
4 August 2017|
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Response from Neg156 | Reviewed this property |
No I do not believe so. Where the turtles are is in a back building area that is fenced off so unless you have paid admission, you can't get there.
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.
28 March 2017|
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