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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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Breathtaking...perfect day!

There are no words to truly describe how perfect our day was w/Capt. Bill Wilson. He was an amazing captain...there were five on the boat = my husband & I + another couple + Capt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There are no words to truly describe how perfect our day was w/Capt. Bill Wilson. He was an amazing captain...there were five on the boat = my husband & I + another couple + Capt Bill, which made the adventure really personal. He provided great snacks & drinks. We were warned that it is the off-season (7/28/2015), but he still... More 

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Dandridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

How many people get to swim with manatee for their birthday?? I did! Captain Bill did an amazing job finding us manatees. I believe we saw about 15 in all, including a mating pod and a mother with her day old calf. Bill was very knowledgable about the area and the manatees. The boat trip was very peaceful and serene... More 

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Epsom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Captain Bill is not out to get rich. He cares about his guests and the animals. This is the best possible Manatee cruise you can have. If you want to harass the animals, or act like an idiot, this is not your cup of tea. If you want to enjoy a swim with these wonderful creatures, Captain Bill is your... More 

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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

While vacationing in Orlando we decided to take our teenage boys to see manatees. Our youngest described his experience as one of the coolest things he's ever done! Captain Bill hit the jackpot when he found a mantee all by itself in Jurassic Cove for us to swim and interact with. It's pretty hit and miss as far as seeing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We made a tour with Captain Bill Wilson. Eventhough it was during the summer time, when the chance isn't that good to find them, Bill was able to find some. We really enjoy that he takes only small groups in respect to the animals. In this way they don't feel stressed what gives you the time to come close to... More 

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Santee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I was looking to swim with manatees. We were only going to be in Florida in June and I did not realize that was NOT manatee season. I did NOT want a cattle boat- where they stick 30+ people on the boat and there is NO personal attention. So after researching and reading reviews I went with Capt. Joe Detrick... More 

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

If you want to do something that is recommended as one of the 1000 things you do before you die, than you must get on the boat with Capt Joe and he will get you to see the manatees. He is AWESOME!! Our family went in December and the river was crowded with other boats tryig to see the manatees.... More 

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Welches, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

It was a joy to be out on the boat with Captain Bill today. He provided drinks and snacks and his boat is top notch. He was very knowledgable. We saw many manatees and had wonderful interactions with these gentle giants! If you have a chance to experience these magestic creatures, DO IT!!! You will not forget it and you... More 

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Alapaha, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Small number on the boat makes your experience so much more personal. Love Capt. Joe's personality and his passion for the manatees. He fulfilled 3 ladies life-time dream of swimming with the manatees. No other person could have made this more memorable. He is so knowledgeable and talented in locating them even in the off-season (June). We saw 13. He... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My wife and I who were in Orlando for business decided to we would leave the city to do something that was away from all of the theme parks and busyness of Orlando. We decided to go with Captain Joe and it was one of the best vacation decisions we have ever made. Captain Joe was absolutely incredible and I... More 

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Address: 618 South Laurel, Sanford, FL 32771
Phone Number: +1 888-588-3483
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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