FREE admission and great educational place for all ages. Touch sea life area for children. Great snack bar n shaded area for picnic. Great viewing pier. Gift shop for shopping.
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About Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center
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I took my science classes on a field trip here. It was a half day field trip. It was very educational and coloring pages and puzzles were available for my 6 graders. There were plenty of picnic tables in a shady, covered shelter for which...More
A great place to learn about these sea cows. Volunteers help operate the educational center. One can learn a lot at this sight. The colder the waters of the bay, and Gulf of Mexico, the more manatees seen here. So, please keep the weather in...More
We've been a few times and it's a must see destination during manatee season. The Viewing Center has a few activities and great wild life to see if you have the time to sit and enjoy. They really did a nice job of making it...More
Too see such a vast number of manatees find their way to the warm water here in the colder months warms my heart. Kudos for Tampa Electric allowing it to become a destination for animal lovers, since it's original purpose had nothing to do with...More
If you, like I, have always wanted to see manatees in the wild, this is the place to do it! When temperatures drop below 68 degrees, manatees flock to the Big Ben Power Station in Apollo Beach to keep warm. We went during the week....More