Adopt a real manatee or renew your membership. Funds from the Club’s Adopt-A-Manatee program go toward efforts to help protect manatees and their habitat. Unlike other animal adoption programs, the manatees in our adoption programs are real, living manatees with known histories. To see the manatees in the adoption program, click the blue “Choose a Manatee” box below.


Please note: The deadline for holiday delivery for manatee gift adoptions was December 12, 2018.

Need to order after the 12th? Don’t worry, we want to help! We will do our best to get your gift mailed before the holiday shipping deadline. Your receipt will also include a link to download a non-personalized adoption certificate and manatee biography to share with your gift recipient while their package is in transit. Other Options Available:

    • Get a gift certificate from our manatee store today and choose a manatee later. An emailed copy of the certificate is available upon request.
    • If none of the above meet your needs, express processing and shipping is available for an additional $50. Please call 1-800-432-JOIN (5646) to place an express order.


Adopt-A-Manatee® for $25 and Get:

Adopt-A-Manatee Membership Materials
Adopt-A-Manatee Membership Materials
  • An adoption certificate with full-color photo and a biography of a real Florida manatee.
  • A membership handbook.
  • The Manatee Zone, our official Club newsletter, featuring updates on the adopted manatees.
  • Paddle Tales, our eNewsletter (when an email address is provided).
  • Free shipping for U.S. adoption orders.
A free Membership Gift is included with memberships at the Friend Level or above.


2019 Manatee Wall Calendar

Adopt at $20 or More and Get a Free 2019 Wall Calendar!

For a limited time, when you Adopt-A-Manatee at $20 or more, you can receive a FREE wall calendar featuring a beautiful manatee photo for each month of the year, plus a 13th bonus image. It’s a great gift idea for family, friends, and co-workers.


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