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Manatee Fun

Address: P.O. box 1226, Crystal River, FL
Phone Number: +1 352-601-6576
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Ranked #2 of 43 Activities in Crystal River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Manatee Fun is a Private Manatee Tour Only! Snorkel with manatee in Crystal River Fl. This is a...
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Owner description: Manatee Fun is a Private Manatee Tour Only! Snorkel with manatee in Crystal River Fl. This is a private owned company who will put your fun experiences first. We offer A Big Fun Manatee Tour on an enclosed house style boat. Snorkel and Swim with manatee in the clear waters of Crystal River, Fl. Then relax in cabin which is warmer and more comfortable than an open pontoon or a curtain sided boat, it's amazing what just closing the windows and doors will do. You will still get cold but, you won't freeze. We also use 5mm wet-suits for added comfort (most kid sizes are 3mm) This is a true private manatee tour with just you and your family. We invite you to take the premium tour and spend the day. We make this an experience of a lifetime. Call or email for a prompt response, We have the coolest boat on the bay! Captain Broderick your "Manatee Fun Tour Guide" If you are using a mobile device visit us at manateesnorkelandswimtours

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Six of us joined Captain Broderick on the coldest morning of the year...39 degrees and dark! We were all a little nervous, but he immediately put us at ease. Everything went smoothly, we set out on time, the cabin was warm, the wet suits were available, manatees were EVERYWHERE! It seems to be true that the sightings are better in... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We did two trips with Captain Broderick during our stay in Crystal River the week of January 19 -- both were top notch. His boat is enclosed and heated so you stay warm before and expecially after your early morning swim. It is basically a private tour and he can take you to other places if you want to get... More 

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Crystal River, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

The captain is amazing!!!' The manatees were so playful and curious! The captain was not only personable, but entertaining and knowledgeable, it was such a pleasure being on his tour we will be coming back again and again, and using him whenever he is available!!

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Falls Church, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Had a great trip with Captain Broderick today. He was very knowledgeable about the area and suggested an hour earlier start to beat the crowds, so we were the first there and able to finish our swim before the hordes descended on the area. There were a lot on manatees and they got very close, which was amazing. The water... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We did 4 days of private manatee snorkeling with Captain Broderick - nice, funny, always helping guy. Great boat with closed interior area to keep people warm before, in between and after water acivity. We could not ask for more. Fenomenal service 5+++ Thank you!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

There are a ton of companies that will take you to swim with manatees on Crystal River. The elements that make Captain Broderick the best: - It is a private tour - just you and your friends / family. No need to worry about others (particularly loud / obnoxious people and children) interfering with the experience. - He has a... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Captain Broderick is the best! From the beginning of our excursion to the end, he was thoughtful and very considerate of us, our comfort, and our needs. He is entertaining, knowledgeable, and very honest. We had a great time! If you or any one you know wants to experience a lifetime memory in a positive way, travel with Captain B.... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Captain Broderick does only small groups and has carefully thought through the entire experience to make it unforgettable for his passengers. It was 39 degrees the morning we went out but he assured us that made it even better for viewing and he was definitely right. We were on the water before the bigger outfits, so got the best spot... More 

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New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

After reading the reviews of others, we choose Manatee Fun for our first time manatee experience. We made the right decision! Captain Broderick took our family of 5 out for a private tour in his heated pontoon boat(which was a delight because we had a 55 degree morning). Many of the larger tour groups were stopped in the middle of... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My youngest son has been infatuated with manatees all his life,so for his 18th birthday we surprised him with a trip to Crystal River. Not being one to waste hard earned cash, i researched every tour guide i could find. Captain B is number 2 on trip advisor, but should be number ! Some didnt return emails or calls. He... More 

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