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Address: 123 NW US Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL 34428
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Very crowded, but totally worth checking out!

Holy moly it was crowded when we went. People could just not contain themselves over the manatees. Some child said "Look out, I am going to hit you with my kayak!" Excuse me sir... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Hara S
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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82 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Holy moly it was crowded when we went. People could just not contain themselves over the manatees. Some child said "Look out, I am going to hit you with my kayak!" Excuse me sir, you look out for me. Anyway, long story short - go here, you will see manatees and a bunch of people crowded around to also see... More 

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Thank Hara S
Detroit, Michigan USA
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171 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently toured (walked) the boardwalk at his location. We estimate there were about 80 or so manatee huddles in the Springs area. The cost is about $15/per person, which is a bit high - but worth it to view this gentle sea cows.

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Thank Martin G
Gainesville, Florida
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The water was so clear and gorgeous. The boardwalks surrounding the water gave you access to view all of the springs. Baby manatees were swimming around with fish and turtles. The staff and volunteers were so friendly and knowledgeable.

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Melbourne, Florida
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58 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the Three Sister Springs over the weekend. The Springs or I should say that the water is beautiful. I was surprised as how many Manatee's were in the Springs. There is lots of parking available; however, visitor must take a trolley or Park Bus. The boardwalk around and the Spring looked fairly new and provided ample viewing.The Park... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Typical beautiful clear natural Springs we come to love here in Florida. Manatees are protected & swim in the warmer clear water along with some snorkelers. I wish I was in the water with them at an average of 72 degrees year round! I will be back to do just that. I heard that the admission can be $13.00 each... More 

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Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This wonderful festival is full of local vendors, food and drink, lovely handmade gifts, and of course, the sightings of the gorgeous manatees as they come in the river and springs. Admission this year was $5---and it was more than a days worth of entertainment. With something for everyone, there a live bands, a bouncy house display, and gorgeous scenery.... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely manatee packed river. Just please don't wear fins or make water murky by touching the bottom. Bring a noodle float for $1.00 from the dollar tree. Also, the calmer and quieter you are, the more likely they are to swim near you. Thank you for not ruining the visibility.

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Thank Mesmerelda13
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The springs were beautiful and there were hundreds of manatees swimming around us but the actual three sisters spring was so filled with manatees that the park actually closed it off.. I wish I could go back and swim in the springs to see what it's all about.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Clearwater in hopes of seeing manatees in their natural habitat. (we had gone to the site near Tampa the day before, near the electric plant - and it was quite a disappointment) We were amazed at the beauty of the springs and how many manatees were there! We happened to go in Feb. 2016 on a "free"... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love manatees and respect the etiquette they deserve - no problem! There are volunteer and paid personnel to protect the manatees from over eager spectators but if you follow the federal & state mandates ( no touching, harassing, blocking the manatees) you can observe these wonderful mammals in their natural habitat. There are a lot of tourists on... More 

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