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.
The Turtle Hospital Reviews
My fiancé and I came here as a unique outing to get away from the busyness that is Key West. The experience was wonderful and so informative. The tours are offered hourly (they last about an hr and... more »
this turtle hospital is awesome, you'll learn much about sea turtles and diseases that affect them and why the turtle in this place cannot go back to the ocean, The fee per adult is $27 but it goes... more »
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