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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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Our Wild Spring Break

Hard to put into words the incredible experience we had in Crystal River with Capt. Joe, the true Manatee Whisperer! His knowledge of these incredible creatures and the ecosystem... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Hard to put into words the incredible experience we had in Crystal River with Capt. Joe, the true Manatee Whisperer! His knowledge of these incredible creatures and the ecosystem environment made for a memorable trip. His small group approach (6 people max) is key. Don't bother with a water camera - let him guide you in the water and he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We are still talking about this. Found Capt Bill to be very informative and more importantly enthusiastic about the conservation of these beautiful, gentle animals, he was very knowledgeable about the fish that lived in the river as well and was very friendly. This is an experience never to be forgotten and was honoured by our manatee "sweetie pie" allowing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We are still totally excited about this event. Captain Joe will show you how wonderful manatees are and how important it is to protect them and their habitat. We strongly recommend you to visit Captain Joe and the Manatees.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have such a lot of lifetime memories from our day trip on Crystal River with Captain Joe. We do not swim often and personally I have only snorkelled once yet I felt completely at ease. Our two children aged 5 and 8 have never snorkelled and Joe could not have been more helpful in ensuring we all got a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Our experience with Captain Joe was wonderful. My husband and I, along with my dad and brother had a fantastic time. We appreciated the small group, sensitivity to the manatees and ensuring we had a first rate experience. My husband and I are certified Scuba divers and have recommended this experience to other divers and water lovers - there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We went out with Captain Bill Wilson who is Captain Joe's partner. He was terrific. We were there on a warm day with the temperature in the 80's so the manatees were scarce. He spent a lot of time finding the manatees and was very successful. We all really appreciated his dedication to the preservation of the manatess and that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We took a trip with the Bebe catamaran which included snorkeling and then we we were taken to a natural pool in the ocean. The natural pool is a section of the ocean where the water is waste deep. When we got to this location the staff sets up a floating bar and the party begins. The staff is interactive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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

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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