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The Turtle Hospital

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Address: 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2232
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+1 305-743-2552
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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I would highly recommend the turtle hospital to anyone. It really opened my eyes to the dangers turtles face, especially from humans. It saddened me deeply to see the turtles... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 May 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Worth a pop in, kids were interested for 10minutes then got bored...... we found it interesting and felt entrance fee helped a good cause!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend the turtle hospital to anyone. It really opened my eyes to the dangers turtles face, especially from humans. It saddened me deeply to see the turtles rescued by the hospital but was left hopeful that these turtles will have a second chance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This is a place you must visit in the keys. These people are doing great work and very educational. Our instructor was great and made sure every question was answered.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

If you are an animal/nature lover this is well worth the visit. Our family really enjoyed our visit. The Turtle Hospital does an incredible job of taking care of these turtles.

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Seymour, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

We planned our trip back from Key West around the operating hours of the Turtle Hospital. We wanted to grab some souviniers and T-shirts as we returned up the Overseas Highway. We were delighted to find out there were 90 minute tours available for a small fee, and we were not disappointed! The educational experience was fantastic and the tour... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

This was a very educational experience. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and explained everything very well. It is pricey, but for a good cause. Once you take this tour you will look at every piece of trash in the ocean with horror. You learn all about the types of turtles and how they are injured and saved. Good for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit for a 90 minute tour to see how we can help sea turtles... And you get to see some really cool turtles. The guide is very informative and passionate about saving turtles.

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Punta Gorda, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Spend the money, take the tour, learn! The work these people do is necessary to help save all turtles. The tour will help you to become more aware of what you can do to help, and you get to see turtles! :)

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Thank Kathryn L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend for adults and children interested in nature and environmental issues. The turtles are also rather cute. It starts off with an interesting and interactive lecture followed by a tour of the facility and visit to the recovering turtles. Heartwarming with a strong educational message. Only warning would be to make sure children can be trusted not to put... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Once in a lifetime experience. Up close with lots of turtles and a very knowledgeable guide! Can't touch the truer led but lots of opportunity to take great pictures. Love that the entrance fee is used to help more animals!!

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