Adopt-A-Manatee® and Get a FREE bucket hat

Save the Manatee bucket hat
For a limited time, you can receive a free bucket hat when you Adopt-A-Manatee at $35 or more.

For a limited time, each new member who joins the Adopt-A-Manatee program (either for you or for a gift) at the $35 level or above are eligible to receive a manatee adoption packet and a free Save the Manatee bucket hat. Each member receives an adoption certificate, photo and biography of a manatee, a membership handbook, the Club’s quarterly newsletter, The Manatee Zone, which features updates on the adoptive manatees, and the bi-monthly eNewsletter, Paddle Tales.

Enjoy your next outdoor adventure with the Save the Manatee bucket hat. The hat is unstructured and has a 3 1/2″ crown and 2″ brim. It is made from 100% bio-washed chino twill and designed to fit most sizes. “Bio-washed” is a finishing process that enhances fabric quality by decreasing the pilling tendency and fuzziness.

Note: New members outside the U.S. are asked to pay an additional $10 to cover additional postage charges.

Each new member will receive:

  • An adoption certificate, photo and biography of a manatee.
  • A one-year membership in Save the Manatee Club.
  • A 28-page membership handbook with information on manatees.
  • The Manatee Zone Newsletter, four times a year, featuring updates on manatees in the adoption program.
  • Paddle Tales, our bi-monthly e-newsletter.
  • A free Save the Manatee bucket hat (If you’re giving the adoption as a gift, please remember to give us the address for your gift recipient).
  • Free shipping for U.S. orders. 

Join or Renew — It’s Easy!

Send us an email at or call 1-800-432-JOIN (5646).