Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the Citrus County and Hernando County and Levy County, Florida area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids Citrus County and Hernando County and Levy County: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 Nature Coast Kids
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All About Elephants Program at Two Tails Ranch

All About Elephants offers an inside look into the world of elephants past, present, and future. Off ...

18655 NE 81st Street, Williston, FL, 32696
Alpaca Magic USA

We are a full service farm. We will always be here for you...from start to finish. See our alpaca ...

4920 W Grover Cleveland Blvd, Homosassa, FL, 34446
Boyett's Citrus Attraction

The Attraction at Boyett’s Grove is huge – feed animals at the wildlife park, dare yourself to enter ...

4355 Spring Lake Hwy, Brooksville, FL, 34601
Captain Mike's Swimming with the Manatees

Captain Mike’s invites you to come snorkel or swim with manatees in the Crystal River along the Natu ...

1610 SE Paradise Circle, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Crystal Lodge Dive Center Manatee Tours

Many people come here to snorkel because of the large manatee population that migrate up into the wa ...

525 NW 7th Ave., Crystal River, FL, 34428
Crystal River Kayak Company and Dive Center

Crystal River Kayak is the perfect place to kayak and swim with the manatee. Rent a kayak and launch ...

1422 SE US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

The Visitor Center and Friends Store are Closed. Relocation is in process. The Visitor Center of ...

1502 S.E. Kings Bay Drive, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Crystal River Water Sports - Manatee Snorkel Tours

We limit the number of guests to 6 per boat so that everyone has a semiprivate experience with our k ...

2380 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River, FL, 34428
Dade City's Wild Things

At Dade City’s Wild Things Zoo, we strive to bring you closer to the animals for a unique, once-in-a ...

36909 Blanton Rd, Dade City, FL, 33523
Double J Adventures - Manatee Tours

Join us on a guided tour for the chance to swim with manatees, observe these gentle giants in their ...

1 SW 1st Place, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Visitors can see West Indian manatees every day of the year from the park's underwater observatory i ...

4150 S. Suncoast Blvd. (US 19), Homosassa, FL, 34446
Family Adventure Charters - Dolphin Tours

Great family fun can be had by taking a dolphin watching tour down the Crystal River to the Gulf of ...

1 SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Family Adventure Charters - Manatee Tours

Captain Tim's Manatee tours can depart at any time to meet your specific needs. Early morning depart ...

1 SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary

Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary is home to parrots and other exotic birds, kept in large outdoor aviar ...

8933 Casper Ave, Hudson, FL, 34667
Florida Manatee Adventures - Dolphin Tours

The Dolphin Tour is a great way to see these majestic creatures up close and in their natural habita ...

2880 N Seabreeze Point, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Florida Manatee Adventures - Manatee Tours

Florida Manatee Adventures would like to provide you with the ultimate Manatee tour! By doing so, yo ...

2880 N Seabreeze Point, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Fun 2 Dive Manatee Tours

Join Fun 2 Dive in Crystal River Florida for an amazing adventure to Swim with Manatees. Since 1995, ...

135 NE 3rd St., Crystal River, FL, 34429
Giraffe Ranch

Have you ever fed a giraffe? Have you ever smelled their grassy breath? These are memories that will ...

38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL, 33523
Golden Rainbow Ranch

*** Visits are limited to 15 people or less, by appointment only!*** Golden Rainbow Ranch is a non ...

14412 Snow Memorial Hwy., Brooksville, FL, 34601
Gulf Coast Expeditions Manatee Tour

Snorkel with the Manatee with a guided tour from our U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains. Tours condu ...

27 NW US Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL, 34428
Majestic Manatee Tours

Your tour will begin with a video about Manatee Behavior and provide vessel safety orientation. Nex ...

565 NW 1st Avenue, Crystal River, FL, 34428
Manatee Adventures

Take the Ultimate Manatee Tour and Swim with Crystal River Manatees in the Wild. Enjoy a scenic crui ...

2880 N Seabreeze Point, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Manatee Swims Crystal River Florida

Spend time in the Crystal River Animal Refuge and swim with our friends the Manatees. These gentle g ...

1801 NW HWY 19/Suncoast Pky, Crystal River, FL, 34428
Manatee Tour and  Dive

Guided manatee tours depart several times a day for 2 hours and grant guests the opportunity to obse ...

36 NE 4th St, Crystal River, FL, 34428
Manatee Tour and Dive - Air Boat Tours

Come and enjoy an Air Boat Ride or tour in Dunnellon Florida, Crystal River or Homosassa. Airboat ri ...

267 N.W. 3rd Street, Crystal River, FL, 34428
Manatees in Paradise

At Manatees In Paradise, we offer you small, educational, and scenic tours, all right here in exquis ...

1223 N. Circle Drive, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Nature Coast Manatee Tours

Nature Coast Manatee Tours offers several private aquatic excursions on Florida's Nature Coast. Trip ...

5424 South Cherokee Way, Homosassa, FL, 34448
Plantation on Crystal River Adventure Center

Unlike other areas of Florida, the Federal Government allows for "passive observation" in the water, ...

9301 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Razor Belly Fishing Charter Manatee Tours

Razor Belly Fishing Charter also offers clients the pleasures of boating when you come on one of my ...

1002 SE 3rd Ave, Crystal River, FL, 34429
River Safaris & Gulf Charters - Manatee Tours

Tours in November-March only. Enjoy the unique privilege that is exclusively ours here in Citrus Co ...

10823 W. Yulee Drive, Homosassa, FL, 34448
River Ventures

Their swim with manatee tour in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge is world famous for a rea ...

98 SE Kings Bay Drive, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Riverside Resort Airboat Ride

We will take you to places and show you sights only a privileged few have the opportunity to experie ...

5297 S. Cherokee Way, Homosassa, FL, 34448
Snorkel with the Manatees

In the peak season, the winter months, Crystal River has upwards of 400 manatees, and the sumer mont ...

10460 West New York Street, FL, 34446
Snorkel with the Manatees - Dolphin Smart Encounter

We see dolphins 8 out of 10 trips. If you want to take pictures or just watch them in their habitat, ...

10460 West New York Street, Homosassa, FL, 34448
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

The animal encounter at Weeki Wachee Springs provides guests with a first hand glimpse of some of Fl ...

6131 Commercial Way, Spring HIll, FL, 34606
Wildlife Survival Sanctuary

The mission at Wildlife Survival is to rescue animals without prejudice. We do not intentionally bre ...

18212 Booming Rd, Spring Hill, FL, 34610