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Manatee Park

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Address: 10901 State Road 80 (Palm Beach Blvd), Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone Number: 239 690 5030
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Look for the West Indian manatee.

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Go in the winter months!

Lots of these cuties bobbing around when it's chilly. They are out in the big waters when it's warm! I will make this an annual visit in February. So fun to watch! Park... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
beth c
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of these cuties bobbing around when it's chilly. They are out in the big waters when it's warm! I will make this an annual visit in February. So fun to watch! Park was very clean & quiet. Just loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All you have to know where the manatees are really there!!! Wow ... this place is amazing have a good time enjoy!! The manatees are wonderful

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wish we had know it was not only under construction...but the manatees were not ther at this time of the year

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Turtletown, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were blown away seeing over 100 Manatees. They were coming up for air and seemed to be showing off for the audience. They also had a Manatee education class and answered all of our questions. This is a MUST visit for the entire Family. Call first as they are only there during certain water conditions. A small parking charge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We saw that seeing manatees were hit or miss, but we decided to take a chance. Unfortunately we weren't able to see any, but the set up of the park is pretty neat. I've never seen so many rabbits in my life. I'm not a big fan of rabbits since they eat all my grass, but my son enjoyed it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Parking has a cost & it is somewhat limited. Nice, short walkway with pretty flowers along the spillway where the manatees swim.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Visited this place twice. Lots of school trips seem to visit Lots to see Easily accessible from major highways

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

It never get's that cold in FL, when it does make us feel cold, we go to the manatee park since that's the time the manatees get on the surface to get their sunbath. Even sometimes you are out of luck and couldn't see any manatee, it's still a nice quiet park that you can enjoy a little walk.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Manatee Park is a great quick visit; especially in the cooler months (yes we have those in Florida). The entrance fee is very inexpensive; $2 for parking. It does require a little bit of walking on sidewalks and boardwalks; but every age can enjoy the park. Manatees will be there if it's cold- trying to enjoy the warm water run... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Always go to Manatee park with my family, my daughter loves seeing the sea cows basking in the warm waters in the winter. Highly recommended if you'd like to see manatee

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