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Address: 707 N Citrus Avenue, Suite A, Crystal River, FL
Phone Number: 352-795-5650
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A Little Rain

An experienced guide always makes a trip more enjoyable. The guide knows the places most interesting, the time of the day to see the most (in this case wildlife) and how to get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

An experienced guide always makes a trip more enjoyable. The guide knows the places most interesting, the time of the day to see the most (in this case wildlife) and how to get there. The guide was also aware of when, when if not how much we might get rained on. A little rain keeps the less experienced away and... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This year was the 4th kayaking trip we took with Aardvark. We have never had a bad experience, and, in fact, all of them have been very good. Last year's trip was perfect: The weather was warm and sunny; we saw a lot of manatees (this is not a given; the previous years we saw few, if any); and only... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This tour really is amazing! As a biologist, Matt was able to reply to all our questions related not only to manatees and we had a great time. Absolutely recommendable!

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Matt, the owner knows his stuff. He not only guided with professionalism, but showed the utmost respect for the Manatees. He was easy to understand and explained nature and the environment in normal words. The kayaks were superb and so nice and comfortable. EddyLine Journey and Denali kayaks. No cheap sit on tops here! Want a guide company that is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

The best manatee kayaking company because it's run by locals who truly care about the manatees. Other companies encourage visitors to pet them or do things that risk the long term health of the manatees because they're just interested in making money. But owner Sue stresses passively enjoying the manatees that doesn't disturb them. Our guide Matt was awesome and... More 

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

What a wonderful trip! A beautiful place to paddle. Matt and Sue at Aardvark do a great job in organizing the trip. The equipment was top notch, Matt is a really knowledgeable guide. The highlight was seeing a pair of Dolphins feeding.

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Mississippi Mills, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Our group of 6 "wilderness women" increased our appreciation of Florida's abundant birds, mammals and aquatic treasures today. Our naturalist guide, Matt, was informative regarding botanical & bird/animal life throughout our tour. Safety, fun and respectful exploration was the experience we enjoyed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Definitely recommend this tour! It was worth the drive out of Orlando. Matt and Sue were great and it was an all around great experience.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We booked Aardvark's because of the fact they care about the animals. Not like the snorkel tours, they like the animals for the money. It is heartbreaking to see these gentle animals being ambushed by snorkelers. I'm very glad we choose this company!! Matt and his wife are super kind and passionate about the manatees. And it is horrible what... More 

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My husband and I have taken private tours with Matt a number of times, and we are never disappointed. Matt and Sue have a great knowledge of the history and the wildlife in the area, and they plan your trip according to your preferences for wildlife and habitat geared toward your kayaking ability. We paddled out of Ozello, surrounded by... More 

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