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Address: 5605 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone Number: 239 694 4042
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Fantastic!

This is the place to see manatees up close. You have to be there when the manatees are there which means the weather has chilled.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is the place to see manatees up close. You have to be there when the manatees are there which means the weather has chilled.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went and walked around. Was nice and enjoyable. We were to late to see the manatees since the water was already warming up to much for them.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

On Jan 12 2015 there were many manatees to see and a very helpful volunteer to describe some of the manatee habits. We took our kayaks down the Orange River and even had a manatee nudge our kayak to see if it was something edible - they are strictly vegetarians :) They were active with males doing their rolls and... More 

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Northfield, Vermont
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We saw the reviews of this on Trip Advisor and were interested. We ran into two problems. One is that they have to have at least 4 people to take the tour out, so you may not get the time of day you’d prefer. The other is the address that’s on one review is way off. The address on Trip... More 

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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49 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

we must have been there at the right time as we were there in the month of February a lot of people a lot of being a tease we had a great time and I'd go back againthis is a must see if you're in the Fort Myers area right off highway I 75 easy access.

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Toronto
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We found the site in a listing of attractions but couldn't really find much on it. Our Tom-Tom directed us there ( we were close by at another site) and found the place to be shut down... gates were blocked off. Unsure if shut down for good or during apparent road construction.

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Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

You pay only to park, and one hour is enough. You see the manatees in the wild, docile as they are. Bring a camera. The pavilion has excellent educational posters and video. To see the "whole beast" you have to go to Mote Marine in Sarasota, (also excellent) but this is what you may encounter in a SW FL boat... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

On the website for southwest florida travel.com it said that this tour was out of business and to go to Manatee Park instead. Someone lied. We checked this tour out and I am so glad we did. It was one of the most enjoyable days we have had. We really did see lots of manatees up close. The captain was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

We went on Jan 21st, 2012 and had a great 2 hour pontoon boat ride (from 1 to 3pm) and we saw lots of manatees! The captain is a great guy, very knowledgable about the manatees and the area in general. He made sure that everyone on the boat had their fill of the manatees before we started back. He... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

This river tour was really fun! Definitely worth the money! The captain is really good and we saw at least 40 manatees. We went in january and i suggest packing a sweatshirt because once the boat gets going it gets a little chilly. Also there is no bathroom on the boat so make sure you go before you leave the... More 

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