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Fun 2 Dive Scuba, Snorkeling and Manatee Tours

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Address: 618 South Laurel, Sanford, FL 32771
Phone Number: +1 888-588-3483
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Description: Fun 2 Dive / Capt Joe is a Professional Eco-tour guide service that has...
Fun 2 Dive / Capt Joe is a Professional Eco-tour guide service that has been guiding customers for the past 31 years. We also offers Scuba / Snorkeling tours and training through out Florida. For the certified scuba divers we dive wrecks, reefs, caverns and springs. For a true Florida Eco-Adventure and my favorite, our manatee snorkeling trip which is offered only as a full day tour, with a very small group up to 6 people. This is great for the whole family 3 years an up, is all-inclusive and the best thing is NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Only Capt Joe runs this tour, and is a certified in-water guide and Instructor from several accredited agencies. Since we run this as a Eco-Tour Capt Joe is also a Florida Naturalist from the University of Florida / IFAS To a full scuba certification, and many specialty classes from top rated Instructors. Our shop / office is centrally located in Sanford Florida. To meet at the shop reservations are required, since we're the guides and do not hire outside help. The Sanford locates is where we conduct all scuba diver training, snorkeling and swimming lessons. Our trips, range from the Orlando area, Crystal River, and West Palm Beach. Depending on which tour you decide to take. We can meet you at the shop or at the boat, which is ever easier for you. Most of our trips are with in 1.5 hours of Orlando. Thanks for looking! Capt Joe
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Manatees Ecotour Superior experience

Capt Joe's commitment to the Manatee's and our experience was second to none. My friend and I appreciated the small group, sensitivity to the amazing manatees safety and needs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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St. Albert, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Capt Joe's commitment to the Manatee's and our experience was second to none. My friend and I appreciated the small group, sensitivity to the amazing manatees safety and needs and ensuring we had a first rate passive interactive experience. I plan to go again to Florida and will include a second adventure with Fun2Dive and Capt Joe. The small group... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

When I was planning my trip to swim with the manatees I read all the reviews and choose Captain Joe because I thought he had more to offer due to smaller groups. I was so happy I did. The trip was great. Captain Joe was available before the trip in answering all the questions I had. He is a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Captain Joe was FANTASTIC! We had a blast. He is very passionate about the animals and environment, and it shows. I definitely recommend Fun 2 Dive as the ONLY group to choose for this activity. Thanks Joe!

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Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was my second outing with these guys. They know where to find manatees, and they want to provide you with the best experience while protecting the manatees. They make sure you know how to behave around the manatees to keep everyone safe. They keep their tours small (no more than 6 people) and only go out on weekdays so... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Informative. Captain Joe was intune with nature and knew so much about the manatees. He is one of the very few guides that get into the water and participates with us and interacts with the manatees. His underwater photography was a bonus. We thoroughly enjoy our manatee boat tour. Our friends are in awe!

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Ontario, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We had the most amazing and memorable time on the tour with Captain Joe. The manatees are absolutely fascinating. Our family talked about this excursion for several hours after leaving the marina... then my husband and sons had to listen to me talk about it non-stop for several days afterwards. Captain Joe is patient, informative and makes wonderful hot chocolate... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

I travel a lot. And the focus is always on wild animal encounters! I just cannot get enough of watching animals in their natural habitat. Although the day was windy and chilly and the manatee were staying inside the park, Captain Joe found us some manatee who were active and curious! We were able to respectfully enjoy the company of... More 

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Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Together with my family, I spent my Christmas holiday in Florida. After hours of investigation, I opted for fun2dive to set up our manatee experience. I can tell you right away: it was the best choice I could have done. The manatee encounter in general is absolutely amazing, but fun2dive makes it unforgettable. First the animals: they are so peaceful... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Captain Joe and Fun 2 Dive are absolutely amazing! Everything was spectacular from the small group to the personalized tour to providing boot and hot chocolate (+ pop tarts for the kids) to stay warm...most importantly, we got up close to dozens of manatee from young pups to car size and all were amazing. When Joe says unlimited time he... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I did hours of research to find the best manatee swimming experience and chose Capt. Joe and Fun2Dive due to the small group size and lengthy time we spend in the water, and it was all worth it! There were 6 people in our group and we stayed in the water for almost 4 hours and saw dozens of manatees,... More 

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