The Turtle Hospital, Marathon

4.7
Nestled in the core of the Florida Keys, The Turtle Hospital rescues, rehabilitates, and protects injured and sick sea turtles. Since 1986 the center has worked to raise awareness of the dangers sea turtles face. The staff conducts research on turtle health and returns wounded turtles that are healed to their natural habitat. Some turtles cannot live in the wild due to surgeries or permanent disabilities, so the hospital cares for its permanent residents. To take a tour and see the turtles, be sure to call well in advance; slots are limited and fill up quickly. Put The Turtle Hospital into our Marathon trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Marathon.
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  • Our family of 5 returned to the Turtle Hospital for a visit. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and enjoy educating the visitors. We had the opportunity to see all the permanent and temporary pat...  more »
  • In July, advance booking is necessary, even though their website does not say so. We unfortunately had no place, and one is very strict in the numbers permitted. For us a disillusionment.
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