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Three Sisters Springs

Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Ranked #10 of 33 Activities in Crystal River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

When I came here to visit there were no manatees, but the trip was well worth it. Rent a kayak or canoe to get to the springs. The waters are easy to navigate, and the springs are quiet and relaxing. We almost passed up this excursion but so glad we made time for it!

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Newport Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Loved seeing the manatees, they are so friendly. I am a photographer and the water in this spring was crystal clear making it a stunning place to photograph these playful animals. You should learn more about them and help protect these wonderful animals on your visit!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

After seeing pictures on Facebook we had to visit. It's a small spring within a spring! We rented kayaks (2 adults & our 2 teens) and spent about 3.5 hours on the water exploring. It was a lot of paddling but worth it. We rented our kayaks from River Ventures (they also do 3 hour swim with manatees tours) and... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Apparently there are 50 springs in this "chain" but how could any of them be more beautiful than Three Sisters! We put our own kayak in at Pete's Pier (no charge to launch, only $5 parking fee, restrooms available) and after a delightful, easy 15-20 minute kayaking trip, we entered these pristine (swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, scuba only area - boats... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous. One of the prettiest places I have visited in Florida so far. You can't beat this place, you get to go on and see wild manatees up close and personal in absolutely clear water, the water is cold, since it is fed from an underground spring, I would say it is about 72 or lower, but don't let... More

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Tampa, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Rented a kayak for 2 hours and went on this amazing journey!!!!The pictures you see of Three Sisters will not do it justice what a truly beautiful place I did not see any manatees but I know the season starts in October I will be back for sure!!!!!You can swim,kayak,snorkel and swimming out of this world

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Jefferson City, Tennessee
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed in a house on a canal about a 20 minute kayak paddle away. .. it was a beautiful ride through the bay.. the area is amazing... when we arrived at the springs, we were amazed at the beauty and tranquility of the springs... the water was so clear... The manatees we saw on the way to the springs... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

The water maintains a 72 degree temp, which is just a wee cold for me, but the kids jumped in and snorkeled like pros! Had a beautifully relaxing float in the boat!

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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Just came back from a kayaking trip to see the manatees and it was fantastic! We were worried that the manatees would be few or none at all but we saw plenty. On our paddle to the springs we were passing individuals as they made their way back and forth. And at the springs there were at least a dozen... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I went to three sister spring with my dive shop to swim with Manatee. We went there after lunch, and there were not so many manatees swimming by. You should better go there very early in the morning while manatees are more active. But even though you didn't go there on a better time, just be patient and you will... More

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