Crystal River Plantation
Lunch & River Cruise
1 Days | Year-Round
Starting At $Flexible Pricing
Visit the Crystal River Planation today for a delicious lunch and a scenic river cruise. The Bay is home to the Florida West Indian manatee where in summer there can be as many as 50 to 70 manatees in the bay, with winter time numbers being over 600 at times!
** Groups have the option of adding Swimming with Manatees
Travel today to the Crystal River Plantation in Crystal River, FL. This beautiful 50-year-old, 232-acre eco-friendly resort is surrounded by the natural springs of Kings Bay. This bay in Crystal River is one of the largest aquifers in the state and home to more than 400 West Indian manatees that migrate each year to the warmth of the springs.
Enjoy a scenic narrated river cruise. Explore water in Kings Bay, which is home to over 41 named springs such as the crown jewel of the Crystal River National Wildlife refuge, Three Sisters Springs. These springs have been featured in both National Geographic and the Discovery Channel’s North America Series. The Bay is also home to the Florida West Indian manatee. Even in the summer there can be as many as 50 to 70 manatees in the bay, with winter time numbers being over 600 at times!
Lunch will also be included today at the Crystal River Plantation.
Late Afternoon departure for home.
** Groups also have the option of adding Swimming with Manatees. Swim with the majestic Crystal River, Florida manatees and – with proper precautions taken for their safety – practice passive observance, which helps you come face-to-face (or face-to-snout) with these one-of-a-kind marine mammals!