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The Turtle Hospital

Features Animals
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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Must do!!

We read the reviews and knew we must go. We would highly recommend this educational tour for all... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
via mobile
Enjoyable learning

Visit only takes a few hours. Very informative and friendly staff. Enjoyed learning about what the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Orlando, Florida
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews and knew we must go. We would highly recommend this educational tour for all ages (just not toddlers). We have a new appreciation for turtle rescues! We plan to adopt a turtle too.

Thank NetzFamily
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Visit only takes a few hours. Very informative and friendly staff. Enjoyed learning about what the facility does and seeing the turtles they are helping.

Thank C B
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We were traveling from Key Largo to Key West and wanted to stop at the Turtle Hospital on the way as we had read so many good reviews. We were not disappointed. A super place doing great work. The tour was interesting, informative and fun....More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Visited the hospital while traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Key West and this was the highlight of my trip! The tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable about the turtles! The tour consists of a quick info session about sea turtles and the hospital. Then...More

Thank Meghan G
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is an amazing place doing wonderful work with sea turtles. The entrance fee provides a guided tour of the hospital including lots of educational information about the turtles. The tour includes learning about the types of injuries and diseases that the turtles are suffering....More

Thank annrcg
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great guide and knowledge. Liked how they support local environment. Perfect time to go is in the late afternoon.

Thank justinwagner82
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped by the hospital on our way down to Key West. So glad that we did! The hour and a half tour really gives you a lot of knowledge about the sea turtles and how the hospital goes above and beyond to help them. Great...More

Thank ags35
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We accidentally found the turtle hospital. Being on the sea turtle patrol in North Myrtle Beach, this was a special visit for us. What a great place for rescues. The facility is clean and spacious. The patients/turtles are very well cared for. This visit was...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This place is totally worth the $22 entrance fee (for adults). I recognize that a lot of this fee goes to maintaining the property, as I don't see a lot of ways for them to earn a profit so we were definitely willing to pay...More

Thank Kristen P
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Took my children here last week and I was very disappointed that our enthusiastic tourguide had such heavily accented English that we could not understand at least 1/4 of what she was saying. I feel sorry to have to say this b/c she was pleasant...More

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28 December 2017|
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Response from pooches13 | Reviewed this property |
Depends how much is much? The site is not vast, the whole tour is less than 1/2 distance round wheelchair accessible paths and pools. There is also lots of stop areas where you are told about the turtles and the hospital... More
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
Elena K
4 August 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
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