Are you yearning for an authentic encounter with the ocean’s gentle giants? Cow Key Marina, located on the east channel of Key West, not only serves as a hub for marine adventures but is also renowned as a sanctuary for manatees – the lovable ocean cows that grace our waters.
UNVEILING THE MARVEL OF MANATEES
A CLOSER LOOK AT THESE GENTLE GIANTS
Manatees, often referred to as sea cows, are remarkable marine mammals known for their slow-moving and docile nature. Residing in warm coastal waters, including the waters around Key West, these herbivores spend their days grazing on seagrasses, contributing to the delicate balance of the marine ecosystem.
THE COW KEY MARINA CONNECTION
Cow Key Marina takes its name from the charming nickname for manatees. Here, the enchanting connection between manatees and our coastal waters becomes a daily spectacle, offering guests a unique opportunity to witness these incredible creatures in their natural habitat.
EMBRACING THE MANATEE EXPERIENCE
DAILY MANATEE SIGHTINGS
Cow Key Marina has earned a well-deserved reputation as a hotspot for manatee activity. With daily sightings, visitors can witness these majestic creatures gracefully navigating the waters, providing an unparalleled glimpse into the daily life of Key West’s beloved ocean cows.
PLAN YOUR MANATEE ENCOUNTER
Ready to immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of manatees at Cow Key Marina? Plan your visit today and witness the beauty of these manatees in a setting that celebrates their presence and importance in Key West’s rich marine landscape.