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Address: 1 SW 1st PL, Crystal River, FL 34429
Phone Number: +1 352-601-6576
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Manatee Fun Tours is a Private Manatee Tour Only! Snorkel with manatee in...

Manatee Fun Tours 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 Crystal River, Fl. Then relax in an enclosed cabin which is warmer and more comfortable than an open pontoon or a curtain sided boat, you will still get a bit chilly 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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great time for whole family

Excellent service and a warm boat with everything you need aboard. Captain had no trouble finding friendly manatees. Octogenarian and 4 year old in tow we made two short trips... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Santa Barbara, California
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Santa Barbara, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and a warm boat with everything you need aboard. Captain had no trouble finding friendly manatees. Octogenarian and 4 year old in tow we made two short trips to manatee areas. Both were good experiences.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were three sexagenarians (60+) looking to swim with the manatee at 06.30 on the coldest morning in Florida this year. Having scraped the ice off the car at 05.00 we left Gainesville for Crystal River not quite believing what we were doing. We had booked with Capt. Broderick as we wanted private boat hire with a heated cabin -... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked with Captain Broderick because of good reviews, his fully enclosed boat, and the ability to have a private tour at a reasonable price. We met the affable Captain Broderick at the boat dock at 06:30, and he showed us to his vessel. It is a small houseboat, with an open front deck, a fully enclosed... More 

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Kingston
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time swimming with Manatees. Captain Broderick found us a lone male who seemed to really take to us. This guy stayed with us for half an hour and blowed bubbles in all our faces. We then went to a different area where many other tourists were. What a difference! Others were doing all the things you aren't... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Broderick himself is worth the price of admission! Despite the fact that it was 6:30 Am, still dark, cold, very windy and threatening rain...also very high tide so we could not get to the best viewing spot...Our captain charmed us into having a delightful and meaningful time. He got us to the next best spot a good 15 minutes... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Broderick deserves an award ! I accidentally booked our tour for the wrong week. Captain Broderick graciously gave up his planned day off to make our manatee tour possible. Talk about going above and beyond!! Captain Broderick definitely delivered a fun experience. We were the first boat to arrive at the Springs and once in the water, we were... More 

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Thank Grace B
Hudson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the early morning tour at 6:30 am. Even though it was only 35 degrees when we got there, Captain Broderick made it worthwhile! There were plenty of manatees and he gave us lots of information about them. The captain was great with our children (5 and 7 years old)! He kept everyone laughing the entire trip and made... More 

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Thank Kara G
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had such a fantastic time with Captain Broderick. He was so knowledgable and answered all our questions. He is also an accomplished songwriter and poet and treated us to one of his poems and songs. The Manatees were awe inspiring and I will never forget that brilliant day. I don't think you could do better than Manatee Fun Tours it... More 

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Thank Vanessa959
Avondale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Broderick is one kind and funny soul dedicated to providing a wonderful experience. He was focused entirely on our enjoyment and comfort. His boat is enclosed and heated which makes all the difference in comfort and enjoyment. My son was unable to go in the water due to health issues, but Broderick made sure that he had a wonderful time,... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Even though the weather was warm and most manatees were still out in the Gulf, we were able to snorkel and see three separate ones in two different spots. It was a great way to start off the new year!

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