We took a trip over to Crystal River Preserve State Park to River Ventures where we swam with manatees! This guided tour made it a once in a lifetime experience. Our boat captain and snorkel guide were well informed and personable. We swam with a mother manatee and TWO baby calves! This was everything I hoped for and more.
I highly recommend this experience for everyone. It is family friendly and not athletically difficult- you float 95% of the time. Our guides even told us about how they can make adaptations for people with disabilities. If you’ve ever dreamed of swimming with the manatees, I can not speak highly enough of this experience.