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Address: 48 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL
Phone Number: 352-794-7227
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Knowledgeable and adventurous

Jo was our guide and he was very knowledgeable of the manatees. While he repeated some things a couple times, you could tell he really wanted us to have a great time. We were out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My son and I went to Adventure Diving to take the NASE Open water course and had a great time. The Instructors were personable and very informative. They took time to give hands on training to my son and myself. The experience was so worth the time and money. I would (and have) told me friends and family. I am... More 

1 Thank HunterCurry
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Jo was our guide and he was very knowledgeable of the manatees. While he repeated some things a couple times, you could tell he really wanted us to have a great time. We were out for 3 hours and got a chance to touch and see a couple.

1 Thank GCGal12
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My wife and I along with five friends of ours decided to take a Scuba class. After checking with several companies we selected Adventure Diving for this and we are glad we did. The staff was very knowledgeable and a pleasure to learn from. It was very easy to see these guys really enjoy teaching and sharing their knowledge. A... More 

Thank TracyL352
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Despite the office being hard to find the tour was fabulous. Our Captain DJ was a great source of information and I was really impressed that he told a a couple of young guys to slow down (and why). I didn't use a wetsuit, my friend did, and we were thrilled to see one manatee as this had been on... More 

1 Thank bestkiwitravelwriter
Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We found Adventure Diving through Living Social but no matter what the source, we had a great time! This was a 3 hr trip with snorkeling and swimming near the manatees. Our young Captain, DJ was pleasant, knowledgeable and patient with a first timer like myself. DJ taught us lots about the area, and even being somewhat of 'off season'... More 

1 Thank Mallory18
Tampa, Florida
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My friend and I had a Groupon and chose the 10:00 manatee snorkel tour since we were coming from Brandon, FL. The earlier tour (7:00 I believe) had the best chance of seeing the gentle giants per the person who scheduled us. Capt. Jolly was great and we stayed out past our time as he strived to find us manatees.... More 

Thank Estelle W
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I took my open water diving class certification with this company. Overall it was an excellent experience. There is an online portion you must complete before attending the open water class. They start in a small lagoon the first day, and then continue on to Crystal River the second. I felt that the skills needed to continue diving were well... More 

Thank Tierney H
Canton, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Do not waste your money! I spent over $300.00 to swim with Manatees. Not only did I not swim with Manatees, we didn't even see a Manatee. All we did was bake in the hot sun on a broken down pontoon boat. They never told us that it was the slow season but they were very eager to take my... More 

6 Thank John S
Palm Bay, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had gotten a deal through Groupon. We knew it was off season and the company was up front about the possibilies of encountering manatee's, being slim. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable and they were very organized about getting the groups together for the tour. They had 3 boats and could have easily fit all of the people on... More 

4 Thank Marianne A
St. Thomas
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We had a Groupon for this so it was a great deal. I read the mixed reviews but the price was great so we gave it a shot considering that when we called to book a month ago the owner explained that it is off season so we may not even see any manatees. We took the 7am tour with... More 

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