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A Crystal River Kayak Company

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1422 Bld B US Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-795-2255
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Great company, great fun.

This was our second time using A Crystal River Kayak Company (have used other companies in the area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nightingale78
via mobile
Friendly staff and easy paddle to 3 sisters

We have been back to this location several times. We continue to bring family back here...Little... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
Danica R
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We are the friendliest kayak store around. Crystal River is the place to kayak, canoe, swim, and snorkel with the Manatees. We have kayak rentals, canoe rentals, Kayak Tours. We carry all the paddling gear you'll need to fill your boat. If it's a new kayak you're looking for then paddle on in now and get out on the water today. Our own kayak launch site will take you directly to 3 Sister's Springs in 10 minutes. We are American Canoe Association Certified Kayaking instructors.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1422 Bld B US Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL 34429
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+1 352-795-2255

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time using A Crystal River Kayak Company (have used other companies in the area who do not meet this standard). We hired a double Kayak for 3-4 hrs and had a fantastic time. Great getting out on the water. Our previous...More

1  Thank Nightingale78
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks a lot! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again! It is nice to have folks talk about a great day on the water even though the manatees were elusive.

Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We have been back to this location several times. We continue to bring family back here...Little kids or older family...The kayak spot is only about a 10 minutes paddle to 3 sisters so it works for everyone. The staff is very humorous and friendly. :)...More

1  Thank Danica R
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Danica, Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon! I am so glad we were able to give you a day of respite during a difficult time.

Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Hard to find, but make sure you do. Staff was really helpful with picking our equipment and telling us where to go. They were very honest and not at all trying to make us pick the most expensive solution. We went with paddle boards and...More

Thank ingeborgbrandtc
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed August 24, 2017

Booked here as hoped kings bay might be a little quieter than Weeki Wachee. Great customer service both when we called in to book, and when we arrived to rent a kayak. Prices very good too. A nice friendly welcome, and professional staff throughout. Decent...More

Thank Gary S
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks a lot! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again! I really appreciate folks who enjoy the nature that they encounter and are not dependent on manatee sightings for an enjoyable day.

Reviewed July 24, 2017

It was a bit of a drive from Orlando but so worth it. We arrived before 10 on a week day to avoid the crowds. Check in was a breeze. We requested two sit in kayaks. They were good open water kayaks about 12 ft...More

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LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks a lot! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed July 21, 2017

We rented from this company and it was great to go to 3 sisters spring( we swam for hours in the clear water) Bring snorkles and noodles to float on.

Thank Bruce W
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon! Three Sisters is a great place to swim and relax.

Reviewed July 20, 2017

I took 6 fourteen year olds kayaking on single kayaks for the day and we had an amazing experience. From Mark & Eric at the dock getting us out quickly with a map in hand to Steve being so kind at check in. Overall great...More

Thank campor
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience! Thank you for the review. Glad you had a good time with 6 fourteen year olds to supervise!

Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Easy check in. Friendly staff. We got a helpful map. Water is crystal clear. We saw a mother manatee and her baby in the canal soon after we started kayaking. We will be back.

Thank Lori F
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Super friendly, helpful and informative staff. What a great experience with this company. If you're looking for a kayak rental for Crystal River and/or Three Sisters Spring this is the place! Great access and only a 15 minute paddle to the spring.

Thank C C
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed July 10, 2017

This was my second time renting kayaks with Crystal River Kayak Company, and it continued not to disappoint. Rentals were affordable. The people were friendly and accommodating. We called ahead to secure our kayaks, and they greatly appreciated that we made reservations. My friend and...More

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524samanthah
July 6, 2017|
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Response from travellingProfsr | Reviewed this property |
My post revealed that the folks at Crystal River Kayak are competent and the location is excellent. However, unless your going during Manatee season (winter), this is just another river to kayak upon; pretty but nothing... More
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Amy N
June 9, 2017|
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Response from iTravelLux | Reviewed this property |
No you don’t have to book a tour. You can jump off your kayak and swim anywhere you want other then the places that are roped off with signs. The roped off areas are resting areas for the Manatees. No one is allowed to enter... More
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Molly W
August 11, 2016|
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Response from Jo L | Reviewed this property |
It's been so long ago I don't recall all the details. They did provide life jackets. The kayaks we had were single person. I believe pricing was per boat. A quick call or visit to the website should give the answer you are... More
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