The Turtle Hospital

Currently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
  • 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

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.

  • Under 18s must be accompanied by adults.

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

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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

  • 77.78% 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 Sunday

51.61% of people prefer walking in order to reach The Turtle Hospital

People normally club together Jerry's Watersports & Rentals and Crane Point Museum And Nature Center while planning their visit to The Turtle Hospital.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • So many turtles to see! If your plans in Key West are ruined by rain, then stop by here. They give yours rain or shine and have a fairly extensive facility hosting multitudes of turtles based in an old motel. They will provide ponchos if it rains.

  • Was a very educational experience, staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. Would highly recommend checking it out and would go back again. We adopted one of the sea turtle's for my niece.

  • AMAZING place with such caring people. What they do for the turtles is heartwarming! The tour is informative and our guide was GREAT throughout the entire tour. I highly recommend visiting!

  • Very cool experience. You get to see the turtles up close and personal (don't touch!) which is pretty eye-opening, especially when you see the damage we do. Remember; you're in their house when you're on the ocean. Be respectful!

  • While the content of the tour offered was great and very informative, the hostess sped through it (like she had obviously done it a million times before and was just going theough the paces). The turtles were amazing and we will be doing what we can to help the effort.

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