from Swim Where the Manatees Live! with Transportation
It’s off to a leisurely boat ride with a team of professional manatee experts in Crystal River on this full day tour operated by Gray Line, transportation included.
Escape from the crowds and enjoy a relaxing day at the river. Ride with Gray Line from Orlando to Crystal River, a spring-fed oasis known as the Manatee Capital of the World. After an educational overview and receiving your snorkel equipment it will be time to take the boat along the river. Nature is abundant in this spring-fed river known for its crystal clear water. When you spot a manatee you will be able to enter the water and snorkel alongside these gentle giants.
Masks and snorkels are included for a fabulous, narrated boat tour on the picturesque Crystal River. You are encouraged to swim and snorkel in the home of the Florida manatee while under the guidance of certified dive masters.
In the afternoon you’ll visit Homosassa State Wildlife Park, famous throughout Florida for the rehabilitation of injured animals. It is here you’ll have the chance to see the current manatee residents at the park during an informative and entertaining feeding session with one of the park rangers. You’ll also see bears, panthers, alligators, and even a hippo as you explore the rest of the park. This tour is the ultimate in nature at its best, yet exciting and informative all in one day. Remember the camera to capture those one-of-a-kind memories.