The Turtle Hospital, Marathon

4.7
Must see · Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
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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  • Educational. Great to see good work. See sea turtles up close. Fun hour. Great Trip advisor recommendation. Easy reservations.  more »
  • We’ve always talked about going to the Turtle Hospital & did it. We were the only people in our group for a 9am tour on a Saturday. I was amazed at how much I learned about turtles. We were able to...  more »

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