Fodor's Expert Review The Turtle Hospital

Marathon Educational Institution

More than 100 injured sea turtles check in here every year. The 90-minute guided tours take you into recovery and surgical areas at the world's only state-certified veterinary hospital for sea turtles. In the "hospital bed" tanks, you can see recovering patients and others that are permanent residents due to their injuries. After the tour, you can feed some of the "residents." Call ahead—space is limited and tours are sometimes canceled due to medical emergencies. The turtle ambulance out front makes for a memorable souvenir photo.

Educational Institution Family

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2396 Overseas Hwy.
Marathon, Florida  33050, USA

305-743–2552

www.turtlehospital.org

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Rate Includes: $22

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