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Swim with a Manatee

  • An adventure for all ages – put on your snorkel gear and grab your camera!
  • Fast facts: Manatees are related to the elephant, have fingernails, and can hold their breath for 20 minutes.
  • We’ve mapped all the manatee ecotours in the state – some even serve hot chocolate on the boat!
  • Read our blog 10 Reasons to Swim with a Manatee in Florida 

Swim with a Shark

  • An adventure for stronger swimmers – some guides offer shark viewing from the comfort of the boat.
  • Fast fact: Florida has nearly 50 different shark species & you are in more danger of getting hit by space junk than being bait!
  • We’ve mapped all the shark ecotours in the state – they offer scuba diving, snorkeling, or even viewing from a cage.
  • Read our blog Shark-Cations for the Brave and not so Brave

Swim in a Cave

  • An adventure for ages 6 and up – snorkelers must be experienced swimmers.
  • Fast fact: The crystal-clear water in the cave is always 72 degrees – it feels warm in the winter and cool in the summer!
  • Visit Devil’s Den Spring website for current conditions.

Swim with an Alligator

  • An out-of-this-world experience for those brave enough and at least 18 years old.
  • Fast facts: Alligators can hold their breath for up to 2 hours and they have webbed back feet for swimming.
  • Visit Crocodile Chris’s website to set up this adventure of a lifetime!

Swim in a Huge Aquarium

  • For ages 8 and up – guides are right next to you for an exciting yet safe snorkel adventure!
  • Fast facts: Swim with a moray eel, a nurse shark, tarpon and over 30 different native species.
  • Visit Rumfish Grill at the Guy Harvey Outpost for info and other water adventures for the family.

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Shark & Alligator photos ©Christopher Gillette – All other photos and videos ©Play Hard Florida, LLC

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