Where to See Manatees Near Florida’s Luxury RV Resorts
Experience the best of both worlds at Sunlight Resorts – the Resort at Canopy Oaks Luxury RV Resort in Lake Wales and Champions Run Ocala Luxury RV Resort. Not only do these resorts offer unparalleled luxury, but they also provide an incredible opportunity to see manatees, one of Florida’s most majestic marine creatures.
The Majestic Manatees: Florida’s Gentle Giants
Manatees, often referred to as “sea cows” or “gentle giants,” are marine mammals known for their calm demeanor. With their rounded bodies, paddle-like flippers, and a diet consisting mainly of aquatic plants, these creatures are a sight to behold in their natural habitat.
The Winter Migration: Manatees in Search of Warm Waters
During the winter months, manatees embark on a migration journey in search of warm waters. As temperatures drop, these gentle giants move towards places like TECO Manatee Viewing Center and Three Sisters Springs, turning these locations into hotspots for manatee sightings.
See Manatees at TECO Manatee Viewing Center
Located just an hour’s drive from the Resort at Canopy Oaks Luxury RV Resort, the TECO Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach is a must-visit for anyone looking to see manatees. The center offers educational exhibits, boardwalks for viewing, and even live webcams to check for manatee presence.
Three Sisters Springs: Another Manatee Haven
If you’re staying at Champions Run Ocala Luxury RV Resort, consider a trip to Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River. This location is also an hour’s drive from the resort and offers opportunities for kayaking or boat tours to see manatees up close.
Respectful Observation: Guidelines for Manatee Watching
When you go to see manatees, it’s crucial to observe them in a respectful and responsible manner. Keep a safe distance, avoid feeding or touching them, and adhere to all guidelines and regulations to ensure the well-being of these marvelous creatures.
A Unique Opportunity to See Manatees
Staying at the Resort at Canopy Oaks Luxury RV Resort in Lake Wales and Champions Run Ocala Luxury RV Resort offers more than just a luxurious experience; it provides a unique opportunity to see manatees and connect with Florida’s natural wonders. Don’t miss out on this incredible experience.