Then, enjoy a basket style hot lunch in a riverside pub and restaurant. Your afternoon starts with an exhilarating 45 minute airboat adventure on the beautiful Homosassa River; keep your eyes open for manatees, as well as a whole host of other wildlife that often accompany the group.
To end your day, 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.
Wednesday and Saturday
This tour does not operate on Christmas Day
This tour departs from all Orlando, Kissemmee, Lake Buena Vista and Disney area hotels
Passengers will be picked-up from their hotel between approximately 6:15am and 7:15am, depending on the hotel location. Upon arrival at your hotel please call to reconfirm your tour; at which point an exact pick-up time will be given.
Tour returns to the hotel lobby at approximately 6:00pm
7:00am - Departure from Orlando
6:00pm - Return to Orlando hotels for drop off´s
Please note times are approximate and subject to change.
Return transportation, Cruise on Crystal River to include Swim with Manatees Rental of snorkel equipment (mask, snorkel and fins), Airboat Ride, Entrance to Homosassa Wildlife Park and Lunch. Wetsuits are available on the day of the tour. They are $10 to hire.
All other food and drinks and gratuities are optional.
All children wishing to swim must be accompanied in water by parent/guardian at all times Manatee season is from October to March, although there are some Manatees that live in the Crystal River year round. Contact with Manatees from April to September is not guaranteed.
We Recommend you Bring:
Towels Bathing Suit Suntan Lotion Insect Repellant Camera / Video Camera / Film
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