Manatee tours are "typically" offered between December-March. Join us aboard the M/V River Queen as we take a tour on the Caloosahatchee and Orange River's in southwest Florida in search of Manatees! As the water in the Gulf of Mexico begins to cool below 70 degrees and seasonal air temperatures begin to drop, the manatee move into warmer waters. Within our region of Florida, their popular hangout is that of the Orange River near the warm water emanating from the FPL power plant.

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Child
$15
Adult
$25
Veteran (with DD-214)
$15

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What to Expect

Coming Soon!  Cooler Water Temperatures = Manatee Migration

 

The Captain will do his best to find manatee and maneuver as close as possible without interfering with their natural behaviors. Part of the adventure is not knowing what you will see when you’re exploring the waterways. Rest assured, the boat motors are each fitted with propeller guards and all speed zones are respected as well as preservation of habitat.

Tours are approximately 2 hours narrated by knowledgeable Florida Master Naturalists, rsearchers, docents, guest speakers and manatee enthusiasts.  Narrator’s will vary depending on their schedule of availability.

Availability

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Child
$15
Adult
$25
Veteran (with DD-214)
$15
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