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Manatee swim

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Manatee swim

Hello everyone, first time post for me!

I'm sure this question has been asked a million times, however for those that may have been before, have you done a dolphin/manatee swim? I'm going to Playa Del Carmen for 2 weeks on the 10th September (getting very excited!!) and one thing we really want to do is swim with manatees.

I've had a scour round but can only find 1 place, does anyone know of any cool places/theme parks that we could go and do this?


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Can anyone please help???

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Manatees live in lagoons, I saw them in Belize, but not mexic, although i asume they are there too.. You can't "swim with them". They live in murky water eat sea grass on the bottom and surface for air every 8 minutes or so.

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Pretty sure they have some at Puerto Aventuras but not sure if you can swim with them or just observe them.

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You used to be able to get in the water with them in Belize. Not any more, though. People were actually trying to ride them.....

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