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Explorida

59 reviews
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Crystal River, FL, USA
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About Explorida
Calling all explorers! Take the road less traveled to the Explorida Adventure Center for your dose of Florida fun! Specializing in manatee swim tours, dolphin watching tours, and sunset viewing tours .. we've got something fun for the whole family!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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$58.30 per adult
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Swimming with the manatees is a once in a lifetime experience so do it right! Dont cram into a small dive shop. Spread out and enjoy plenty of space at Explorida! The Explorida Adventure Center offers a large, top notch facility that is climate controlled with indoor changing rooms for your privacy. Our boats are U.S. Coast Guard inspected and certified, which means they are allowed to carry more than 6 passengers, have all necessary safety equipment, and are in tip top shape. Dont get stuck on a clunker! Book with Explorida! We are dedicated to the customer experience and will not disappoint! Let us prove it!
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very professional swim guide fun my daughter had a blast i did too lots to see and do swimming at the spring was the bomb

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Derek F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome experience and lots of fun for the whole family! Meghan was very caring and responsible with us and the kids (4 & 6 years old). We felt not only entertained but also educated throughout the whole trip. The boat is in excellent condition and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank epicphotography
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! We had such a great time. We arrived right at 6:30 a.m. They were waiting for us. After a quick mandatory video we were suited up in wetsuits and heading to the pier. Once in the boat it took less than 5 minutes to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank mckayfam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To say first class service wouldn't even give due credit to Kim, Capt Anthony & our guide Ashley at Explorida. For her birthday, I took my girlfriend to encounter manatees. From the moment we arrived, were treated with warm hospitality that made any nerves settle....More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Christina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my 28th birthday and this was my first time ever doing anything like this! We made two stops and saw four manatee at our first stop. The second one we went to the Three Sisters Springs And it was BEAUTIFUL. I CAN NOT...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank LadySeitz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had one very great and awesome time with Capt Tony, his wife Kim who did our booking and was as sweet as can be and Ashley who was fantastic as our guide in the water and took charge which at times isn’t the easiest with...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank StevenS3550
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was amazing! We went at 630am which was beneficial as the other tours had not started yet. As well, our tour guides were lovely and super cheerful for being up at 630 with us! Thank you for the lovely morning!

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Becka501
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened into the Explorida store front to be greeted by Kim - she was SO friendly and welcoming and we were thrilled to book a tour for the following morning. We arrived at the shop early and chatted with Kim until the captain, Anthony,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank KBFL556
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swimming with the manatee's and in the springs was one of the most adventurous and out of this world experiences I've had! The staff including Captain Anthony, guide Ashely, and Kim were super friendly, super flexible, super fun, welcoming and so accommodating with the large...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tinz123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great and fun experience for me inspire of not being a swimmer. Our guide made this whole experience safe and comfortable for me. The manatees are adorable creatures to swim by.

Date of experience: May 2019
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CharlotteRachael
March 18, 2019|
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Response from Anthony1104 | Property representative |
the areas we snorkel in have a constant flow of people boats paddle boards and kayak. the wildlife you are concerned with tends to be in more marsh lands with no traffic. the conditions are very save.
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jdstoner
February 22, 2019|
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Response from Leah A | Reviewed this property |
I forgot the exact amount but tours usually last three hours. Depending on which tour you choose will determine what time you should arrive. I suggest doing early morning tours because that is when manatees are most active... More
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