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Very nice for a day trip. Lots to explore. We had a great time and took lots of pictures. If you can do a private manatee tour I would highly recommend it. It is way better than with a group. We have done both and...More
We visited this refuge after our swimming with the manatees tour. We were there just in time for a feeding and educational talk about the manatees. The volunteer that lead the briefing was fantastic and very knowledgeable! We enjoyed learning and then getting to view...More
We were accompanied on this day by our daughter, son-in-law and young grandson. He loved being able to be safely up-close to so many animals. Of course the "hit" of our trip here was being able to see Lu the hippo, emerge from his covered...More
This is a fun place to visit by boat or car . It is very busy on the weekends with lots of families. The water is cold at about 72 degrees . The manatees are awesome to watch any time through the year . You...More
Visitors from all over the world flock here to see manatees at their winter home base and to swim in the water around them. A bit pricey for what it offers. For those who do NOT want to put on a wetsuit and get in...More
This place is a tourist trap with a controlled environment. When you go there you are watched like a Hawk and told constantly what you can do or not to do! There is a group of volunteers that think they have some kind of Power...More
Crystal Rivers, Three Sisters Spring is beyond beautiful!!! This park is sooo relaxing. Lots of walking, but overall manageable. It was a real treat. Beautiful spring. Beautiful clear water. A most on a very hot day!!!!
While it may be possible to site a manatee in the open waters, it would be rare.You could see them in wildlife rescue habitats. In the wild, in the winter when the water is cold in the gulf of Mexico, to warm up, they come... More
While it may be possible to site a manatee in the open waters, it would be rare.You could see them in wildlife rescue habitats. In the wild, in the winter when the water is cold in the gulf of Mexico, to warm up, they come to the spring water sources in large numbers and are easy to view. That time frame is very restricted, mostly January and February.