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Crystal River

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Crystal River, FL, USA
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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Most amazing experience while vacationing EVER!! Knowledgeable, fun guides! Fantastic images taken by your in water guide that you can take at the end of your trip on a zip drive. Manatee interactions were amazing! You would be floating along looking at one and the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AFAdamd
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Captain Hank took us out and it was amazing! My mom and I are experienced divers, but the rest had never been snorkeling before. He brought us where the scallops were, and we all had a great time! Even the kids who had never even...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank MikeEL73
Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a great experience with Captain Jonsey in late March 2015! Although the manatees had already moved out of the clear waters and into the merky bay, he did everything possible to ensure we saw and swam with the manatees! He was worried that...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Kristyn D
Reviewed January 13, 2015

Just had to say what a great morning we had on the Manatee tour with Captain Hank, definitely one of the highlights of our 3 weeks in florida. Captain Hank was really friendly, sharing stories, and his knowledge on Manatees as well as the local...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Captain Hank is the best manatee swim tour guide in Crystal River. Knowledgeable about all rules and restrictions. Very friendly and accommodating. We have done 3 trips with him now. Would recommend him to everyone.

1  Thank stephbarnes
Reviewed August 25, 2014

I joined TripAdvisor just to say what a wonderful time our family recently had scalloping with Capt. Hank! We went out with him in 2012 and had a great time. So when we were passing through the area this summer, we called him up again...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Laurainc1
Reviewed August 11, 2014

First, I will start with Capt. Hank, great personality and he told some very corny jokes but that's what made the trip even more fun! He was very sociable and literally spent hours with us and to top it off he even cleaned our scallops,...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank aidita07
Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was out first time went scalloping and we had a BLAST!!! Captain Hank is very friendly and helpful. He was very patient with our lack of experience. He help us hunt and stayed another hour late with us, so we can catch some more...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank DayTrip805637
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Cpt. Hank took six of us out to gather scallops. My husband and I had done this before, but the other two couples had not. On the way out to the bay, Cpt. Hank shared some history of the river and the bay area. Interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank jamminjana
Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Capt'n Hank is very knowledgeable, friendly, and provided us with a great experience. Showed us how to spot, catch, clean and even cook scallops. He Told us that he only does small parties because he wants to be able to provide a a very thorough...More

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