Crystal River is known for snorkeling or swimming with the manatees, one of mother natures most amazing creatures, right here in Crystal River. Kayak with dolphins, or take a fishing trip for some of the most amazing redfish, trout, shark, tarpon and bonefish. Snook fishing is in the area. Citrus County is known as "Mother Nature's Theme Park" and is the only place in the world where interaction with the manatee is encouraged. Come see the real Florida the way it was meant to be lived. Crystal River also has a strong fishing community. Whether it's fishing from a kayak, or with an experienced guide, Crystal River is known for record breaking catches of tarpon, reds and trout. Crystal River is also known for great sea food and even better hospitality. The Crystal River area also has over 30 on-the-water restaurants between the towns of Crystal River and Homosassa Springs. There are over 60 plus restaurants on the water and off the water, giving you incredible options for takeout or eating in.