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Address: 123 NW US Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL 34428
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We visited the Three Sister Springs over the weekend. The Springs or I should say that the water is beautiful. I was surprised as how many Manatee's were in the Springs. There... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Florida
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Melbourne, Florida
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the Three Sister Springs over the weekend. The Springs or I should say that the water is beautiful. I was surprised as how many Manatee's were in the Springs. There is lots of parking available; however, visitor must take a trolley or Park Bus. The boardwalk around and the Spring looked fairly new and provided ample viewing.The Park... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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192 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Typical beautiful clear natural Springs we come to love here in Florida. Manatees are protected & swim in the warmer clear water along with some snorkelers. I wish I was in the water with them at an average of 72 degrees year round! I will be back to do just that. I heard that the admission can be $13.00 each... More 

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Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This wonderful festival is full of local vendors, food and drink, lovely handmade gifts, and of course, the sightings of the gorgeous manatees as they come in the river and springs. Admission this year was $5---and it was more than a days worth of entertainment. With something for everyone, there a live bands, a bouncy house display, and gorgeous scenery.... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely manatee packed river. Just please don't wear fins or make water murky by touching the bottom. Bring a noodle float for $1.00 from the dollar tree. Also, the calmer and quieter you are, the more likely they are to swim near you. Thank you for not ruining the visibility.

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Thank Mesmerelda13
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The springs were beautiful and there were hundreds of manatees swimming around us but the actual three sisters spring was so filled with manatees that the park actually closed it off.. I wish I could go back and swim in the springs to see what it's all about.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Clearwater in hopes of seeing manatees in their natural habitat. (we had gone to the site near Tampa the day before, near the electric plant - and it was quite a disappointment) We were amazed at the beauty of the springs and how many manatees were there! We happened to go in Feb. 2016 on a "free"... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love manatees and respect the etiquette they deserve - no problem! There are volunteer and paid personnel to protect the manatees from over eager spectators but if you follow the federal & state mandates ( no touching, harassing, blocking the manatees) you can observe these wonderful mammals in their natural habitat. There are a lot of tourists on... More 

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Matawan, New Jersey
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really special place for seeing the manatees hang out during the winter time. There are three springs that create a pool with crystal clear water. A well-maintained boardwalk allows you to walk around the springs and watch the manatees (and unfortunately also the swimmers on the tours) from above. On our last visit, we joined a very... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow-nice little area with boardwalk path to observe manatees in the springs! Really enjoyed our visit and went by trolley car service. The trolley was excellent and people there provided all the info we needed to make sure we saw the best of Crystal River attractions while we were there! Can't wait to go back and swim with the manatees!!... More 

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Statesville, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm almost reluctant to add this review, but the place is so beautiful and the manatees so numerous, I have to go ahead. Available by airport-type bus from Crystal River Cty Hall or by parking/walking nearby. The springs are beautiful, clear and nicely reached by boardwalk. Unfortunately for the manatees and the Fish and Wildlife Service that must protect them,... More 

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