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Address: 123 NW US Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL 34428
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Plan you trip around free admission to Three Sisters Spring

Free admission mid January at Manatee Festival in Crystal River and in February (only Saturday). Although it will be busy you can walk in for free. It is really interesting to see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bowmanville, Canada
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Bowmanville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Free admission mid January at Manatee Festival in Crystal River and in February (only Saturday). Although it will be busy you can walk in for free. It is really interesting to see the springs even if only a few manatee are there. The volunteers are available to answer any questions and are very passionate about keeping the manatee save. If... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Springs are a beautiful place with crystal clear water. My partner and I went a few times just with kayaks over to the springs and our best experience was late in the day or super early in the morning. We saw only a few Manatees. We were happy as we know the manatees come and go as they like... More 

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Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoy Three Sisters Spring. Only saw a few manatees on the day that I went, but the weather was hot and sunny. Very nice setup. The volunteers are very nice and informative. However, I wish the person who sold tickets had told us that annual passes were available.

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Brookeville, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

DO NOT, NOT, NOT believe the pictures that are used to advertise this area. We saw a few Manatees but NOT the massive herds that they show in their advertising--they were few and far between. And, winter is supposedly the best time to see the Manatee in this area. BUT, I am glad that we took this trip to see... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This makes a nice short day trip. A nice trolley ride to the springs. Price was reasonable. We saw lots of manatee when we were there.

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Homosassa, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Too many people, large groups at viewing areas taking selfies for several minutes each. When we returned to trolley pick-up area, trolley just pulled out leaving at least a full load of passengers behind. 30 minutes later again there were enough waiting for 2 loads. The driver insisted no standers allowed. 30 minutes later, again the same driver and too... More 

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've visited several times and are always amazed at the natural beauty. There are several manatee viewing areas from the boardwalk or you can swim in. Kayaks are not able to get into the spring area but can get down the canal which brings you close to the entrance and there are a couple of sanctuaries there to visualize manatees.... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are wanting to see Manatees up close , this is a great place to visit in the winter months. Nice trolly ride into park. Enchanting and serene area. Incredibly clear blue waters. Downside, expect to share with winter crowds.

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Olympic National Park, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is perhaps the best Manatee viewing area in a somewhat "natural habitat". The Power Plants have their viewing areas but this is somewhat more natural although the snorkelers can have some access here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an amazing kayak trip that resulted in manatee sightings. One even came up and bumped my boat and checked me out. But this didn't happen at the sisters spring, which was very crowded on a Saturday morning with all sorts of watercraft. I am all for tourism, but it seems that the motor traffic should end well before... More 

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