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 trip to The Turtle Hospital has been the highlight of my trip to the keys so far. The tour was very educational. We were able to see many sea turtles being rehabilitated. The turtles that are unab...  more »
  • If you're on the Keys and you're passing in Marathon, you should definitely invest this 25 dollars and you get a great insight into the work of the hospital and the treatment and rescue of the turtles...... You can see what humans are doing, but also how rough the wildlife can be....... Great guided tour including the pools with the different treated turtles....... 25 Euro admission (90 min guided tour in English) are justified by the fact that this money is needed and used for the maintenance and work of the hospital..........
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