The Turtle Hospital

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  • Address: 2396 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050, United States.
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-3057432552
  • Ticket Price: 18 USD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Observatory, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Nature

The Turtle Hospital - Review

There’s only one way to see the famous turtles here. You must take the 90 minute guided tour. It doesn’t sound like much, but the brilliant organisers and managers of this working hospital have squeezed every possible moment of goodness into those 90 minutes. An introductory film will prepare you for your tour, and then a highly knowledgeable tour guide will take you to meet the actual animals. It’s an incredible amount of fun – and a must do for any kids you’ve got. A lifelong awareness and concern for the environment could begin here. As for what you see on the actual tour itself… well, we’re not going to spoil that.

The Turtle Hospital Information

  • Under 18s must be accompanied by adults.

The Turtle Hospital Ticket Prices

  • For 12+ years: USD 18
  • For 4-12 years:  USD 9
  • Free for less than 4 years old.

Restaurants Near The Turtle Hospital

  • Florida Keys Stone Crab
  • La Nina
  • Butterfly Cafe

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  • The Turtle Hospital Address: 2396 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050, United States.
  • The Turtle Hospital Contact Number: +1-3057432552
  • The Turtle Hospital Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • The Turtle Hospital Price: 18 USD
  • Time required to visit The Turtle Hospital: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Marathon include The Turtle Hospital in their plan

  • 83.87% of people start their The Turtle Hospital visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see The Turtle Hospital

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

86.8% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Turtle Hospital

People normally club together Curry Hammock State Park and Crane Point Museum And Nature Center while planning their visit to The Turtle Hospital.

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The Turtle Hospital, Marathon Reviews

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  • Awesome place during your stay in Marathon or a stop along the way. This is a great organization with caring owners and staff. They are super I combed in the community and offer a great service for the animals we love so much. The educational tours are about an hour long and start on the hour. Some turtles unfortunately are unable to be released back to the wild due to injury or illness but they’re taken care of at the Turtle Hospital. They do sea turtle releases on Sombrero for those that are able to be released. I recently adopted a turtle as a gift in a friends name and they were so thrilled. Definitely stop here and meet the residents and learn more about turtles and conservation!

  • The tour guides here are so knowledgeable that my six year old grade daughter was able to come home and tell everyone about sea turtles and “bubble butte” syndrome. My granddaughter learned so much from this educational experience. One cool fact is: if you rescue a sea turtle and call it in to the turtle hospital, then you get to name the sea turtle. The set up of the turtle hospital and it’s history is so cool. The tour was worth the time and money. If you have a fascination for sea turtles, then this is your stop.

  • Very interesting and informative place who does a great work with the turtles. You can tell they really care for the animals and do everything they can to get them back on their feet and out in the ocean again. Their guided tour was great. The group was a little to big for my taste - 30/40 persons I guess. That was too much but great place.

  • Awesome place to take the family. The tour is outdoors and a little pricey, so be prepared. We paid $80 for a family of 5. You do not get to touch the turtles, but you can feed them and get up close and personal. Its definitely something to experience while you're there!

  • Great experience! The staff is very knowledgeable and engaging. Recommend calling ahead for reservations as almost every tour is sold out. Many different types of turtles and even a few iguanas along the way. Informational video to start and then all tanks are outside. Roof for the tanks are covered which makes it comfortable on a sunny day. You even get to feed the turtles which is fun for everyone.

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