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Manatee Adventure

Orlando, Florida, USA

General information


You’ve come all the way to Florida, so it makes sense to actually see as much of it as possible, and no other
tour provides such a wide-ranging, in-depth experience as our carefully crafted Real Florida Adventure.
This action-packed day starts with a full overview of what’s in store as we head out to the beautiful Crystal
River area on the Gulf coast, 80 miles northwest of Orlando. This is the Manatee Capital of the World and the
only place in America where it is legal to swim with manatees.
It is also home to stunning natural springs and lots of wildlife, and you’ll get to meet an essential part of it as
we gear up for the signature Manatee Snorkel under the supervision of a Coast Guard Certified Captain *. You
will learn all about the unique West Indian manatee – and then get to see some of them, up close and personal
in the crystal-clear waters!
Then we head off to 210-acre Homosassa Springs State Park, a genuine hidden gem of Florida nature, where
there is plentiful local wildlife to see and hear about, including the endangered Florida panther, black bears,
red wolves, bobcats, and alligators, as well as a profusion of birdlife, notably whooping cranes and flamingos.
Also here is the unique sight of Nature’s Fish Bowl, an underwater observatory built over the mouth of the
main spring where a huge number of fish hang out, while the Park has its own manatee rehabilitation program
to provide another exciting glimpse of these rare sea mammals. Lunch is included, here, too.
Finally, the day will conclude with an exciting airboat ride on the Withlacoochee River, another natural haven
where you can see more wildlife in its natural habitat and enjoy the thrill of skimming the water at up to
45mph in these exhilarating, flat-bottomed craft.
* NB: any person wishing to do the manatee swim must hire a wetsuit prior to boat departure. Snorkel
equipment is provided free.
• Boat tour of Kings Bay and Crystal River
• Complimentary Mask and Snorkel
• Packed Lunch
• Admission into Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
• A wild airboat ride on the Withlacoochee River
• Roundtrip Transportation from International Drive, Disney, and Kissimmee areas
• Professional, Certified, and Licensed Tour Guide
Not Included
Mandatory $12 wetsuit rental fee for any swimmers
• Gratuities
• Drinks
Language: English
Operative Days:
-Real Adventure with manatees (complete tour): Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
-Snorkeling Adventure (Park entrance Ticket and airboat ride not included): Tuesday and Thursday.
Time and Pick-up Point.
Real Adventure with manatees (complete tour): 
-Margaritaville Resort, Banquet, and Event Entrance, 8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee FL 34747 // 07:45 am
-Golden Corral - Lake Buena Vista, 8707 Vineland Ave, Orlando FL32821 // 08:00 am
Orlando Star Flyer at Icon Park, 8265 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 // 08:30 am
Snorkeling Adventure:
Margaritaville Resort, 8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee FL 34747 // 07:15 am
Golden Corral - Lake Buena Vista, 8707 Vineland Ave, Orlando FL32821 // 07:30 am
Orlando Star Flyer at Icon Park, 8265 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 // 08:00 am
-Please take into account when choosing the meeting point, the one that is closest to you. After you have chosen and your reservation is confirmed, you must go exactly to the meeting point you have chosen.
-Passengers will be picked up outside the meeting point.
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