A Guide to Seeing Manatees in Crystal River, FL
Crystal River is the only place in Florida where you can swim with manatees. Find out how to meet a manatee and get to know these awe-inspiring creatures better.
Did you know that Crystal River in Citrus County is the only place in Florida where you can swim with manatees? During the winter months, hundreds of manatees head to our bays to warm up and escape the colder temperatures throughout the Gulf of Mexico. If you’d like to see manatees up close, here’s everything you need to know about experiencing these “gentle giants.”