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The Turtle Hospital

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Address: 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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Very important to go and see this creatures suffering from humans! All the staff was extremely nice and polite. The tour was very informative and turtles have a great place for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 May 2016
IuliaRaileanu
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Very important to go and see this creatures suffering from humans! All the staff was extremely nice and polite. The tour was very informative and turtles have a great place for recovery. Parents bring your kids here to help protect the nature in future. Some of the turtles just broke my heart seeing them suffering so much! Minus one star... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

For a pair of doctors this was a fascinating visit to the Turtle hospital. A really informative your where the staff genuinely care about the turtles and educate their visitors. Perfect for teens and above.

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Thank MaxJoJohn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Guide gave a great lecture with video and pass around items of interest. Introduced us to each turtle by name & explained how they arrived, when, how they were injured & how they rehabilitate them. The last area visited outside we could feed the turtles.

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Bolton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

My wife and i went with out 6,5 and 2 yr old. The tour was geared to an older crowd with little to entertain younger children. My 2 and 5 yr. olds were more interested in the wild iguanas walking the premises then the turtles circling in small plastic tubs. Tickets were pricey and limited but had plenty of free... More 

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

I am so glad we took the time to include the tour of this good facility. The work they do is so important to maintaining this ecosystem of the Keys and the turtles are so frequently the victims of our careless behavior with trash in the oceans and extensive water craft. I particularly appreciated how personally the staff take their... More 

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Thank Linda B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

What an informative tour. I think all kids should see this. Show them how important it is to take care of our planet and all its inhabitants. The hospital operates on the money brought in from doing the tours. There are so many turtles that they're helping. It's sad to see them in the condition they're in, but thank goodness... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Great tour for all ages. The staff and other volunteers do heroic work rehabilitating (as much as possible) rehabilitating these animals. Our guide was amazing in her knowledge. Wish I remembered names better.

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Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. Very educational and the people there are very passionate about their jobs. This is a very worthwhile organization that does an awesome job. You really need to stop and take the time to see it.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

My wife and I shared a wonderfully informative and interesting few hours learning about the different sea turtles that inhabit our waters. It was amazing to see all of them in their various stages of recovery and rehabilitation. Our guide was obviously very passionate about these creatures and was willing to answer questions and discuss all manner of questions and... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Outstanding tour for daughter and I. Learned so much about the plight and care of so many rare and wonderful sea turtles. This tour is not recommended for Children under 6 years of age. The only problem we had was that we had two screaming 2 year olds on out tour and it was annoying, as we could bearly hear... More 

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