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Bird's Underwater

320 N.W. Hwy. 19, Crystal River, FL 34428
+1 352-563-2763
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Ranked #4 of 33 Activities in Crystal River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Activities: Snorkeling
Owner description: This company offers snorkeling tours with manatees, as well as other diving tours and seasonal (July - Sept) scalloping tours. They are a full... more » Owner description: This company offers snorkeling tours with manatees, as well as other diving tours and seasonal (July - Sept) scalloping tours. They are a full service dive shop located on King's Bay and also offer kayak rentals on the bay. « less
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Milan
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110 reviews 110 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

I booked a manatee swimming trip with this vendor by pure chance since the ones adviced by my hotels were sold out. It was the best thing that could happen to me. Th captai. Mike was really amazing and the trip was wonderful. We could swim with the manatees for more than a hour. During the trip we followed the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Reasonable price... great Captain.... saw 3 manatees, got alot of great info, and swimming in 3 sisters was awsome. side note. I was traveling home from a dog show and stopped on a whim. They let my non swimming mother and 2 large dogs hang in the dive shop to avoid the heat which I really appriciated and after forgetting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I went to come see some manatees in their natural habitat and I had an amazing experience! I had captain Steve and he was so wonderful! Everyone was nice. Even if I didn't see any manatees I would have had fun. We saw a few which is rare for summer season, but these people know how to find some manatees!... More

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I went snorkeling for the first time on this trip. We had Captain Steve for our tour and he was wonderful. Even though it is not the season for manatees he immediately found us a group of them to get in the water with. It was so much fun and definitely worth getting up early for! Captain Steve was friendly,... More

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7700, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great experience and very nice people ! We met the manatees and discovered the 3 sisters springs. Wonderfull ! Weve made a video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNl97OWxkMk&feature=youtu.be Many thanks to Captain John for such great moments !

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Amherst, Massachusetts
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went not even remotely in season for manatees but Steve knew where to find them. Knew just the right times to go where, to keep away from crowds and find the manatees. Whole place is great, very nice people. Go for the 6 AM trip to beat out the crowds. Enjoy all their trips, but do ask for Captain Steve!!

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Springfield, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We made the drive from Clearwater to Crystal River to visit Birds Underwater because of the great reviews. Capt. Steve did not disappoint! He was friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating. We are a family of five (15, 12, 6), we had our own boat for the excursion into the gulf for scalloping and then back to the freshwater rivers to see... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My daughter and I had a great father-daughter experience scalloping with Captain Steve Browning. Capt. Steve was knowledgeable, capable, and friendly. We got our limit quickly, had a great time, and will come back again! The boat and affiliated dive shop were first rate, and Steve even made a great recommendation for where the locals have lunch!

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Odense, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We booked an online manatee tour ok the internet. It said that the best time to ser manatees was early in the morning, so we was ready at 6 o'clock. The weather was perfekt. Our captain had water and doughnots aboard - perfekt. And I must say, we was not disapointed. It was the perfect tour. Our captain was excellent.... More

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Tampa, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had an excellent time snorkeling for our own scallops with Captain Steve. He brought us to an excellent location and was a safe, courteous, and knowledgable trip leader. We brought our own gear, but if you don't have your own, there is plenty to borrow from the shop. All you need to bring is your swimsuit. We brought back... More

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