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Manatee Fun Private Tour

P.O. box 1226, Crystal River, FL
352-601-6576
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Ranked #2 of 33 Activities in Crystal River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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... more » 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 a warm comfortable cabin. 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 www.manateesnorkelandswimtours.com « less
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NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We chartered Captain Broderick's fine river vessel for the entire day and the experience was everything we wanted and more. If you have a chance to charter for the entire day, it is highly recommended as you have the opportunity to explore many of the labyrinth of canals and river ways, springs and natural wildlife habitats at your leisure. On... More

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Potomac Falls, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Capt. Broderick went out of his way to make sure we had an incredible manatee experience. We were originally scheduled to go out at 11 am on Friday but a strong thunderstorm threatened our experience. One call to Capt. Broderick about it and he immediately changed his own plans to accommodate us the next day. While he wanted a 6:30... More

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A big thank you to Captain Broderick for the wonderful time we had snorkeling with the manatees. It is sometimes difficult to locate the few resident manatees during the summer months, but he knew right where to find them. I had never snorkeled before, but Captain Broderick was patient and very encouraging. He made sure I got to experience the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After meeting Capt. Broderick at 6:30 AM, you soon learn why the early wake-up call. We were one of the first two boats out that morning. It was so much more enjoyable to be able to swim without a large crowd. We got to swim with three manatees on our first stop.The private tour for my family, including my teenage... More

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Orlando, Florida
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I participated in the Manatee swim/tour with my 3 children, ages 16, 14, & 5 on Friday August 8th. This was not the ultimate time of the season for Manatee sightings or interactions being the Summer months. However, it was an excellent trip and Captain Broderick did not disappoint. We decided to take this private Manatee swim due to special... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We went out with Captain Broderick, who is extremely knowledgable and helpful. He took us out before everyone else was there and knew exactly where to find manatees. We went during the summer time so it is really hard to find the "resident" manatees of crystal river, but captain Broderick found a mom and her kid. The kid was so... More

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

It's very hard to choose a tour provider with so many out there, but we liked the idea of a private tour for our family of five. So glad we made the choice to go with Capt. Broderick! As was mentioned in some of the other reviews, he meets you right at the pier as you arrive, and lets you... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Captain Broderick is a kind, friendly, many talented captain that will do everything in his power to make your trip enjoyable. He was entertaining and knowledgeable as well as a very good artist and writer. He also found manatees when other charters were calling him for help in locating them. My wife and I did a private tour that was... More

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Broderick J, Owner at Manatee Fun Private Tour, responded to this review

We at Manatee Fun Private Tours believe in Great Service and Big Fun.... Thank you for your visit. Captain Broderick your "Big Fun Manatee Tour Guide"! More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My girlfriend and I went on a two-person private tour with Captain Broderick. The top item on her girlfriend's bucket list was, "Swim with manatees", so we had high hopes for the trip. After spending a few hours on the water with Capt. Broderick, we can safely say he EXCEEDED every one of our expectations. When he says "private", he... More

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Broderick J, Owner at Manatee Fun Private Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the high praises, we take your fun experiences seriously. If you tour with us and don't feel special just tell the Captain. I feel that every person should be treated like a VIP at least once in life so let's make your manatee tour this time. Thanks for choosing Manatee Fun Private Tours. Captain... More

Paducah, Kentucky
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our family of four went on a laid back, educational, AND entertaining tour with Captain Broderick on 7/15/14 and it far exceeded our expectations! Unfortunately, our tour started with some thunderstorms (that quickly passed), but thankfully his tour boat was fully enclosed and out of the weather. So, we were out of the stormy weather and comfortable while riding in... More

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