Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge Tours and Tickets

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If you've ever dreamt of swimming with manatees in their natural habitat, Florida’s Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge is where to go. Established in 1983, the 177-acre (71-hectare) refuge is home to America’s largest concentration of the gentle giants. West Indian Manatees flock to the more than 70 turquoise-colored springs in Crystal River for warmth during winter. With hundreds of manatees in a small area, sightings are frequent.

  • 1502 SE Kings Bay Drive, Crystal River, Florida, 34429

Tours and Tickets to Experience Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

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What are people saying about Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

dreamychoc, Nov 2023
Enjoy nature
Enjoy the tour and encounter with the manatees, took us a while to find one but they are super adorable, the guide was really nice and efficient, highly recommend to do other than theme parks
Kimberly_M, Oct 2023
Great nature and manatees in the wild
Ishmael was the best driver and information of the area- really enjoyed the swim and park . Loved the birds at Homosassa park .
Colin_W, Oct 2023
Amazing swim with the manatees
Communication about the pick up location/time was excellent. John our driver gave us regular updates on arrival times etc & useful information on where we were visiting. The swim with the manatees was amazing, the guides were friendly & knowledgeable. A couple of hours at the national park was enough to grab lunch & see everything. All in all, a fantastic experience & great value for money.
Bethan_D, Sep 2023
A Great Experience
Great day. Manatees were amazing, shame that the water was murky after the hurrricane but it can't be helped. Team who took us out were amazing. Greg the driver was also fantastic. The pickupwas early but we were back in the hotel for 3pm which meant there was more time to enjoy the parks later in the day.
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