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Manatee Park

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Address: 10901 State Road 80 (Palm Beach Blvd), Fort Myers, FL 33905
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Look for the West Indian manatee.

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Very nice, could see the manatees in the water, fish were jumping, very nice clean park. Birds were diving in the water

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Penny R
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Saint Charles
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Saint Charles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice, could see the manatees in the water, fish were jumping, very nice clean park. Birds were diving in the water

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Thank Penny R
Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The park is a great bargain and a gem. Unfortunately, the day we went, the water was brown. This made it difficult to see the manatees unless they were at the surface. Viewing tip, the water nearest the power plant discharge pipes is choppy with cross currents. Easier viewing down the other end of the canal, nearest the river. Never... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A picture perfect day with nature. As long as you don't take any pictures facing the north side factory view. A peaceful adventure with some of the most loving creatures of the sea. That would depend on wether they are in town for the day. Two dollars for one hour of parking, or five dollars for the day. An optional... More 

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Westbury, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to see very informative staff. Learned about Edison Ford relationship our guide was full of knowledge. Definitely go again.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As we walked thru the park and headed to the water we were amazed at the manatees we saw. It's helpful to have a great camera here. Enjoy the splendor of nature

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Thank bella402
Hale, Michigan, United States
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This has to be one of the best bargains in Fl. It's a great place to take the whole family especially on a cool cloudy day. We saw so many manatees - 12 in a cove a one time. There is kayaking there as well which you have to pay for, we will be going back to do that. We... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

all the manatees were there!! great the power company releases warm water for them😊 Now we live here,they are in our backyard on """fresh"""" days

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Erie, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to see a manatee during our brief visit to the park today. You can rent kayaks. There is a picnic area there. Only charge was $5 to park

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Thank Normajean1937
Troy, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice small park, kids activities. We saw several manatees from the lookout location. They have kayaks and canoes for rental.

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Thank stephotr1
North Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent place to visit for all ages. Fantastic educational program, gift shop, kayaking rentals and tours, butterfly garden natural habitat, and good viewing venues. If the water temp is cool one will see many manatees. Can always see tarpon fish and often gators. A wildlife wonderland.

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