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“Magical Days With The Manatees” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center

Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center
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$200.00*
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Motorcycle Ride to Manatee Viewing Center
Ranked #5 of 195 things to do in Tampa
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Owner description: Visitors come to this warm water viewing center to see manatees, an endangered species of marine mammals.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Magical Days With The Manatees”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013

Such an amazing experience to watch more manatees than you can imagine. We can watch them for a long time, they are so graceful for being so large. We bring all out of town family and friends to enjoy this great experience. You can also learn about the manatees.

Visited February 2013
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“"Cool Activity"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013

This is a place to visit on a very chilly morning. A decent number of manatees will be seen in January and February. Children would also enjoy seeing numerous manatees in one place. There is also a small nature center.

Visited January 2013
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“had no idea”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

I have been to power plant cooling pools before to see manatees. this place takes the cakes. super informative and more sea life than i would ever have imagined would be there.

Visited January 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Manatees everywhere!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2013

This was a great place to see manatees in November. There were over 20 in the water pretty close to the viewing deck. There is also a long walk way that juts out into the water where we saw tons of different fish. Be sure to bring polarized sunglasses to enjoy all of these underwater creatures!

Visited November 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best place to see managers in the wild!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

I've taken visitors here many times. What a jewel of a facility. Great education on manatees and the FL environment. Kudos to Tampa Electric Company.

Visited November 2013
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