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Manatee Lagoon

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Gorgeous location on Intracoastal waterway. Manatees there in cold weather. Educational and free... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
baldeagle8502
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Lake Worth, Florida
Manatee lagoon

I totally enjoyed the whole experience, we did not see any Manatee they are in warm water all over... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rrboudreault
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Brighton, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Gorgeous location on Intracoastal waterway. Manatees there in cold weather. Educational and free for all.

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Manatee-Lagoon, Public Relations Manager at Manatee Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I appreciate you taking the time, both to visit and leave a review. Thank you and until next time!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I totally enjoyed the whole experience, we did not see any Manatee they are in warm water all over the area. The manatee lagoon building is very informative and people are very pleasant and helpful. I highly recommend this in cooler weather but anytime you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is relatively new. It is closed on Monday's. Best time to visit is between November thru March if you want to see any live Mantee's. The water is warmer as there is an FPL plant here that warms the water so they are...More

Thank Eugene S
Manatee-Lagoon, Public Relations Manager at Manatee Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I appreciate you taking the time, both to visit and leave a review. Thank you and until next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome! With free parking, free entry, and free tours, it's very hard to find something to complain about. We searched ahead online, and easily found the hours of operation, and activity schedule. We arrived just in time for the free afternoon tour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and contemporary, good place to stop for an hour to learn more about manatees and the intersection with FPL

Thank Liz R
Manatee-Lagoon, Public Relations Manager at Manatee Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review and for visiting; we’re so glad you had a great time. We hope to see you around again sometime soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I totally recommend the tour. Very educational. It was an enjoyable experience even though I didn't get to see any live manatees. They are in the lagoon from Nov- March mostly.

Thank Christine D
Manatee-Lagoon, Public Relations Manager at Manatee Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We’re so excited you had the chance to experience our public tour! Thank you for the kind review. We hope to see you around again sometime soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Place to see things not seen everyday I love to walk around and read the captions and see pictures they have all around the Exhibit and a wonderful place to take your family everyone will have some thing to do and see...

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit here. We went in late March and there were still sweet manatees everywhere. The best time is winter through early spring to see the manatee. The center has lots of educational resources for all ages and a cute gift shop....More

Thank Carey C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here not long before closing time. As we walked from parking lot, the guide blew her whistle & announced loudly "Manatee Sighting!" We hurried around to viewing area & got to see one of these enormous creatures. Awesome, especially when we heard none...More

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Manatee-Lagoon, Public Relations Manager at Manatee Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We’re so glad you got to catch a few of our sea cow friends when you visited. Thank you so much for the kind review – come back any time!

Reviewed 10 June 2018

What a wonderful education center. They do a nice job of educating the public on manatees, as well as some other oceanic animals, and the need to care for our environment. I was fortunate and able to see some manatees, where they belong- in the...More

Thank Laurel E
Manatee-Lagoon, Public Relations Manager at Manatee Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the glowing review and we’re thrilled you enjoyed our educational displays. We also offer programming throughout the year like Mindful Moments Yoga, Artful Learning classes, Sunday Lectures and more to make the most of your time at Manatee Lagoon. Check out our...More

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Response from Steve2Q | Reviewed this property |
Hi..November thru April are considered the best times because the manatees are moving around looking for warm water. In July the chances of an encounter is less but not impossible.
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francis m
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no pets are allowed I believe there is a sign posted. the best time to go is early in the morning as it's cool out and they flock to the warm water around the facility. it is a great outdoor activity you can pack a picnic... More
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