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Three Sisters Springs

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123 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3930
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our first trip to see one of the nature coasts springs. The Spring itself was beautiful if you've never seen crystal clear bluish water. There were only three manatees on the bottom You can walk trails but nothing else to see but lots of pontoon...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Linda S
Reviewed yesterday

It's not a long excursion but a beautiful one. To gain access you have to purchase tickets in town. A small bus transports a group to the Springs. (There is place to park your hire car). The bus drops you at the boardwalk and you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nixstix143
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the trolley from the City Hall area. This was a little tricky to find but worth searching out as there is no parking in the grounds of Three Sisters... unless you have a disability card. The trolley runs every 15 minutes and offers...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lovetotravel876
Reviewed 2 days ago

When I went to Crystal River last week, the weather was warm and there were not many manatees in the bay, so the Three Sisters Springs were open. The visibility was amazing and there were some manatees sleeping to see from a distance. It was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our manatee tour took us to three sisters for the second stop on the tour. Visibility was 100% clear and just incredible! We had a manatee swim right under us. Also saw lots of mullet and a turtle in the water. A lot of it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Terri C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing close-up look at the manatees. The water there is crystal clear and you can often get within about 20 feet from the manatees. You can watch them come up for air, swim and the babies nurse on their mom. Incredible photos and videos to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful nature. Many (nonvenomous) snakes, beautiful birds and manatees. Gentle giants are one of the cutest creatures in the world. I could spend hours watching them. But there were some mosquitos, so bring a repellent or something, but we survived, so it is not that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Travelingmonster3600
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by Three Sisters hoping to see Manatees during a chilly day. When we arrived we were greeted by the friendliest staff ever. We were told there were two manatees to see and they wanted to ensure we wanted to pay the fee for two....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank S8603MElisam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must see attractions here in Florida! From walking the trails to snorkeling the crystal clear waters, you will find sweet serenity at three sisters springs.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Brandon-SRQ
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the family over to 3 sisters springs and enjoyed our beautiful day. We got to see a Mother Manatee feeding her baby. This location has no access to the water to swim in the springs. You must go to another location to get...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Navigator268213
November 29, 2018|
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Response from JULIA K | Reviewed this property |
It's in the city of Crystal River, so 130 miles.
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MarybethCutler
October 19, 2018|
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Response from smichelini2017 | Reviewed this property |
You can swim with the manatees, however there are strict rules about "touching or interfering" with them. There are State of Florida Fish and Wlidlife Officers monitoring the "manatee holes." Swimming with them is usually... More
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D5643RClindab
September 26, 2018|
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Response from smichelini2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a boardwalk around the springs. The only sticking point is that the boardwalk is only accessible from the land side. You have to drive, walk or bike to the boardwalk park via the street. Also the boardwalk is... More
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