In Marathon, you can interact with dolphins at the Dolphin Research Center, feed stingrays at Aquarium Encounters, see and learn to appreciate sea turtles at the Turtle Hospita, get back to nature and history at Crane Point Hammock and Nature Trail and Curry Hammock State Park, or tour the area's railroad history at Pigeon Key Island.
9.9 Miles, 16 Minutes Drive
Sombrero Beach is the beach with the white carpet of sand. This beach in Florida attracts tourists from all over the world. There are many lavish hotels along the seashore. Lounging in the sun and diving, snorkeling into the deep sea attracts marine life lovers. This beach has shady picnic areas and crystal clear water so this is one of the most visited beaches in the Florida Keys.
6 Miles, 8 Minutes Drive
The Aquarium Encounters is one of the most famous places in Marathon Florida. Tourists visit this place to experience the aqua life. Watching the big sharks is itself a treat to the eyes. The Aquarium encounters is an educational, entertaining and refreshing place. One must take a break from their busy schedule and spend time in this place of miracles. Experiencing Marine life with such a close distance is the moment you shouldn't miss.
Bahia Honda State Park
21 Miles, 25 Minutes Drive
Bahia Honda State Park is an island in the lower Florida Keys near Marathon city. This park is a favorite location of the tourists as it’s a beautiful miracle of nature and it offers many activities like Snorkel Boat Tours, Beach Rental Equipment, Food Service, Gift Shop, Marina Slips (Overnight Dockage), Kayaks.
9.6 Miles, 12 Minutes Drive
Turtle Hospital started in 1986 for rehabilitation, research, and care of turtles. The hospital takes initiative in educating people for taking care of turtles, research programs, rehabilitation, cleaning the beaches, and keeping beaches safe for them. This hospital is equipped with all the surgery devices and expert doctors for surgery.
Dolphin Research Center
1.1 Miles, 20 Minutes Walk
Marathon Florida is famous for the dolphin research center. Tourists come to visit this family with their family. This research center is a sanctuary for dolphins and sea lions in all-natural habitat. In this center, Dolphins are taken care of, trained, and studied for their behavior. The narrated behavior sessions and educational presentations every half an hour.
Snorkeling & Diving
Explore The Seabed
Snorkeling and diving are considered as the favorite adventures for the aqua lovers. These water sports are thrilling as well as exciting. Snorkeling and diving allows you to dive deep into the sea and take you closer to marine life. The seabed has the most attractive and miraculous creations. Exploring these creations is itself a treat to the eyes.