Swim with Manatees & Everglades Airboat Adventure

What to expect
  • Cruise along the picturesque Crystal River
  • Swim and snorkel with the manatees under the guidance of certified dive masters
  • Enjoy a picnic-style lunch as you take in the views of the beautiful sanctuary
  • Visit the famous Homosassa Springs Wildlife State park and see various wildlife, including bears, panthers, and alligators
Your day starts in Orlando with an all-you-can-eat breakfast. Then, it's off to join a team of manatee experts for a narrated boat cruise on the picturesque Crystal River, home to one of the world's largest populations of endangered West Indian manatees. You'll learn how this large, harmless aquatic mammal is under threat due to loss of habitat.

With your provided mask and snorkel, you are encouraged to go for a swim and snorkel with the manatees while under the guidance of certified dive masters!

After your cruise, enjoy a picnic-style lunch overlooking this beautiful sanctuary. Your adventure continues in the afternoon with an exhilarating 45-minute airboat tour on the Homosassa River. During your airboat ride, keep your eyes peeled for manatees and dolphins, as well as a host of other wildlife.

To end your day, you'll visit Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, famous throughout Florida for its efforts in rehabilitating injured animals. You'll see more manatees during an informative and entertaining feeding session with a park ranger. You can also see bears, panthers, alligators and even a hippo as you explore the rest of the park. Afterward, you'll be taken back to Orlando.

Note: Manatee season is from October to March.
Key Highlights
Price $119.00 per guest
Duration / Session 11 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final.

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