One With The Manatees (Slideshow)

Swimming with the gentle giants

Published in the August 2013 Issue Published online: Aug 13, 2013 Boat Test Monday

You could tell a `tee was in the vicinity by the muffled shrieks coming from a dozen colorful snorkel tubes sprouting from the water's surface. After a while, from my seat aboard our anchored pontoon, I could actually trace the path of a moving manatee by the sounds and actions of the swimmers as the homely herbivores swam beneath the throng of tourists treading water around Three Sisters Spring. 

Read all about our adventures with the manatees in the September 2013 issue of Pontoon & Deck Boat Magazine on page 24.