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The Turtle Hospital

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Literally the coolest place! The back stories they share and the medical information they give on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Houston, Texas
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Fantastic Tour

Great educational tour of the turtle hospital. We’re happy to help such a worthy cause. The tour... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeremy S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Literally the coolest place! The back stories they share and the medical information they give on the tours here is absolutely amazing! You can tell everyone here absolutely loves their jobs! We walked out of here “adopting” a turtle (Rebel)! Please go and “adopt” a...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great educational tour of the turtle hospital. We’re happy to help such a worthy cause. The tour last about an hour and twenty minutes. The outdoor portions of the tour were shaded and had fans. It was very comfortable even on a very hot day.

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Christy was our guide and she was amazing. She's fun and answered all questions with a smile. Also get to see two of the turtles released this Fri. Awesome experience for all!!!

Thank CaraPorter
Reviewed yesterday

This was our 2nd visit to the hospital. First time was probably about 12 years ago and wow have they evolved since then. On this visit we took our grandkids, ages 4, 7 and 8. We got there for the 4pm tour and we were...More

Thank ChuChuMagu
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the turtle hospital with our 18, 16, and 10 year olds. The staff was very knowledgeable & we saw tons of turtles. I wish we could have either helped clean a turtle or had a little more hands on experience, but it was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If your family has any interest in turtles, they’ll love this tour. We made a reservation (recommended) to stop here on our way back from Key West. $100 for a family of 4. The tour was informative & just long enough. You’ll get the history...More

Thank carlinajett
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved it!!!! So fun and great informative people! The facility is clean and turtles are amazing. Great work!

Thank Vedhead123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have lost track of how many times we have visited The Turtle Hospital. We have learned so much from them over the years and gained a greater appreciation for our beautiful sea turtles.

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My kiddos really enjoyed learning about sea turtles and what they can do to help. They really enjoyed seeing the sick and injured sea turtles.

Thank davidatx512
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So informative and amazing. They are doing great work here. Seeing the turtles and what they go through do to humans will inspire you to use less plastic and fertilizer.

Thank Stephanie M
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22 June 2018|
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Response from Michele c | Reviewed this property |
Its so worth it! Seems steep but the place is very professional and there are daily surgeries for turtles in need.
17 May 2018|
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Response from CLD23 | Reviewed this property |
You get to see so many turtles recovering. Not sure how people didn’t get to see them as 3/4 of the tour is out in by the tanks looking at the turtles and learning about them. You even get to feed the turtles in the big... More
28 December 2017|
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Response from Tova W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't respond sooner. There is some walking, you will be on your feet for an hour or so. There are no benches, but there are railings to lean against if you have balance issues.