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
Really educational visit. Very interesting guide -Jennifer - who was totally enthusiastic about about all things Turtle related. Well worth visiting if you have any interest at all. more »
Quite an educational experience. Don't go here for a show it's more of a learning experience about the turtles and the hospital and what they do. more »
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