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Discover Florida Tour + Swim with Manatees Adventure

 Orlando, FL
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You have a real opportunity to discover the natural beauty of Florida with this Discover Florida Tour + Swim with Manatees Adventure. Enjoy a wide-ranging, in-depth experience as this carefully crafted adventure takes you on an action-packed day. Head out to the Manatee Capital of the World, the only place in America where it is legal to swim with manatees. Learn all about the unique West Indian manatee and have an opportunity get up and close with these adorable creatures. Afterwards, head to Homosassa Springs State Park, a genuine hidden gem of Florida nature with plentiful local wildlife like black bears, red wolves, bobcats, and alligators, as well as ample birdlife like notably whooping cranes and flamingos. Finally, the day will conclude with an exciting airboat ride on the Withlacoochee River, where you can see more wildlife and enjoy the thrill of skimming the water at speeds up to 45mph in these exhilarating, flat-bottomed crafts. If you are ready for an adventure to remember, book this Discover Florida Tour today!

Activity Highlights
  • Full day Discover Florida Tour with roundtrip transportation
  • See bears, red wolves, Florida panthers, and flamingos at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
  • Don't miss this unique chance to swim with manatees in their native habitat
  • Thrilling, narrated Airboat Tour of Withlacoochee River
  • Learn all about the manatees of the Crystal River

Duration: 12 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival


Bagged Meals

Breakfast includes: 2 croissants with fruit jam and Nutella spreads Apple juice Yogurt Piece of fruit Muffin

Lunch includes: 6 inch "Ultimate" sub sandwich (White bread, ham, roast beef, turkey, American cheese) Bag of chips Cookies Bottle of lemonade

What's Included
  • Admission into Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
  • Roundtrip transportation from International Drive, Disney, and Kissimmee areas
  • Professional, certified, and licensed tour guide
  • A wild airboat ride on the Withlacoochee River
  • Boat tour of Kings Bay and Crystal River
  • Complimentary mask and snorkel
  • Bagged breakfast & lunch


  • Bagged breakfast & lunch
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • $10 for wetsuit rental
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Small bag
  • Face mask
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • ID
  • Must know how to swim to participate in swim with manatee portion of tour.
  • No outside food or beverages, besides bottled water permitted on the bus.
  • There is a mandatory $10 wetsuit rental fee for any swimmers.
  • There is a minimum of 2 guests required for tour to depart.
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum of 50 guests permitted on the tour.
Additional information
  • Pick-up location #1 is at 7:15 AM: Margaritaville Resort at the Banquet and Event Entrance, 8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee, FL 34747.
  • Pick-up location #2 is at 7:30 AM: Golden Corral, 8707 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821.
  • Pick-up location #3 is at 8:00 AM: Orlando Star Flyer at Icon Park, 8265 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
  • All tours drop off at the pickup locations. You may get off at whichever location you would like, however there will be no hotel drop offs.
  • If the weather is unfavorable for your trip and the vendor deems it unsafe, you can reschedule or opt for a refund.
  • Tour is handicap accessible. For special requests or accommodations, please inform vendor prior to arrival.
  • All tours are offered in English. Some guides may be fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Travel time is about 1 hour and 45 minutes one way with about 8 hours at the location.
  • Tours will operate on 55 passenger motor coach or 15 passenger van.
  • Restrooms are available throughout the day.
  • Children 2 and under are free.
  • Service animals are permitted.
  • Gratuities are not included.

Orlando, FL, USA

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