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The Turtle Hospital

Features Animals
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552
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We Loved It!!

We loved out visit! We visited on 12/31/16 at the 11:00 tour. Our guide was excellent! She was very... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
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Love it!

It was great seeing all the turtles up close, though sad that so many were injured. Our tour leader... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
+1 305-743-2552

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We loved out visit! We visited on 12/31/16 at the 11:00 tour. Our guide was excellent! She was very enthusiastic in her description of the purpose for the hospital. We had plenty of time to see all of the turtles they have currently living there....More

Thank NancyAnn2015
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It was great seeing all the turtles up close, though sad that so many were injured. Our tour leader did a great job explaining everything. Well worth 90 minutes.

Thank Millet02
Reviewed 31 December 2016

great caring, knowledgeable staff. souvenir shop's prices are very fair. my kid had tons of fun. very educational.

Thank Ilo S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great project started 30 years ago. It is a fantastic place to visit and see al the surgeries and rehab on wounded and sick sea turtles

Thank PepePitMD
Reviewed 30 December 2016

When you arrive you are greeted at the counter by some very knowledgeable folks who are very involved with the health and wellbeing of turtles. You will be shown a short film and then have the opportunity to visit the grounds with an experienced guide...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We didn't do the tour because we had done something similar in Hawaii, but the walk through in the lobby was worth the trip.

Thank Angelo S
Reviewed 30 December 2016

As a huge turtle lover it was a must see for me, and I was not disappointed. It was great from the first minute, the tour guide did an amazing job. Was able to watch a new rescue being brought in. Loved the whole time...More

Thank Jenee S
Reviewed 30 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
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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