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“Holy sea cow!”
Review of Manatee Park

Manatee Park
Ranked #8 of 112 things to do in Fort Myers
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Owner description: Look for the West Indian manatee.
Naples, Florida
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Holy sea cow!”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

Our $3 admission per car (there were 4 adults) was so affordable! not only did we get to see many manatee's, but the butterflies were fabulous! Very educational, and well worth a stop! There is a playground and picnic areas (no swimming). Nice way to spend an afternoon, and for $3!!!!!

Visited January 2012
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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“Come see the gentleness of these beautiful creatures and leave knowing we are to protect them and their habitat!”
Reviewed January 8, 2012

Make sure you leave donations,. parking is nominal! Take your kids, your Grandparents, family, friends and strangers! If it's a cold day you will have the honor of seeing lots of mantees and if you are very lucky you will also have the pleasure of seeing their babies! Go even if there are none there it is important to learn and give support! We are going to go kayaking there this week 1/9/12.

Visited January 2012
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Fort Myers, Florida
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66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Great place to view manatees”
Reviewed January 7, 2012

Make sure you go when it is COLD otherwise there will be no manatees

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Florida
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“Get there when there is a cold snap”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

Don't miss this as is a once a year ocurence and only during the coldest weather. Worth driving a significant distance to see manatees up close.

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Reston, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Saw 25+ Manatees Great Park A Must See In The Winter”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

Great Place to strop for an hour or so just to watch the manatees. They are mostly there in the winter when the water is cold since this is the discharge water from the power plant and it is warm. It only cost $1 to park and our kids had a great time.

Visited December 2011
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