We arrived later in the day and were able to watch the birds be fed and also the Manatee. Had a wonderful time.
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Certainly one of Florida's greatest treasures its clear to see why the Manatees call it home. We'll be back. Just not soon enough!
Took the boat to the refuge,nice little ride on the river. Very friendly, helpful staff. Our entire family loved getting to see the wide variety of birds and animals. Loved seeing the manatees swimming by in the underwater observation area. Grandkids were fascinated by all...More
It was a great time, we rode the tram to the refuge and walked around. They had a lot of the park employees that were very helpful and informative on the animals, super friendly people. I loved both gift shops, maybe a little too much....More
They have three captive manatees that are great to see. Many injured birds being rehabbed there along with ust as many wild birds there. Great photo opportunities.
I think everyone is confusing this with Homosassa Springs in the reviews, lol. Crystal River Wildlife Refuge is situated around the Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River. You can walk into the refuge or take a trolley. It's pricey too ($15), but the money goes...More
What the staff does for injured and sick animals is wonderful. The gift shop has a great selection and the most reasonable prices as compared to other attractions that I have visited.
Loved watching the manatees, especially at feeding time. Perfect place to see local animals including the resident star hippo.