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Manatee Tour and Dive

#10 of 51 Tours in Crystal River Features Animals
Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-795-1333
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$49.95*
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Manatee Tour plus Snorkeling
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$40.00*
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$450.00*
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Private Custom Manatee Tour and Swim
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Great snorkel/dive/kayak/sightseeing-by-boat tours!
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“manatee tour” (60 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Crystal River, FL 34429
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+1 352-795-1333
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71 - 80 of 685 reviews

Reviewed January 31, 2017

Our family had an excellent experience. We saw an estimated 300 manatee. The Captain and his dive guide where very knowledgeable and seemed very passionate about these animals. We we told this was a very special day because of the amount of manatees that where...More

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Thank donaldu102
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Unless you're going out for a boat ride. I guess, I thought I could still swim. I did try several times but found myself and wife was to old and out of shape to snorkel. The small swim noodle-I spent more time trying to hang-on...More

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Thank jack l
Reviewed January 23, 2017

A group of us went for my Aunt's birthday and we had a great trip! Evan and Bill(I think Bill was his name) were very informative and very helpful! We were bummed that we didn't see many manatees but Evan and Bill did their best...More

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Thank Maggie O
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Everyone at the tour was kind and caring. We were briefed on the guidelines for swimming with the Manatees, taken to a spot where there were quite a few then our Swim Master made sure we were able to snorkel. He then guided us to...More

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Thank Ingrid N
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I would like to take the time and thank the staff at Manatee Tour and Dive for such a wonderful time yesterday. Me and a bunch of my homeschool friends booked an amazing adventure. I had such a blast getting up close and personal with...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We went yesterday with 17 of our friends and had an absolutely amazing time! Shellie, Alex, Kate and Gronn were all fabulous and we had many up close encounters with the beautiful West Indian Manatees. The team also got so many fabulous pics for us...More

Thank kandye72
Reviewed January 16, 2017

went today (1/16/17) with my wife and her brother and it was amazing once again. Brody and Evan did a great job of directing us and making us feel welcome. It is my second time going and will go again!!

Thank BrittanyNarburgh21
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Have went on this tour a few times. Highly disappointed this time especially since we travel 18 hours for this activity and plan our trip around it. Spent almost $200 and 3 of us didn't even get to get in and swim. They cut our...More

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3  Thank cheerrhs25
Reviewed January 14, 2017

We (Mom and 2 boys 10 & 12) absolutely love Shellie and the Gang. We've been twice now with outstanding customer service, great vids and pics, and even hot chocolate!! They make you feel like family, warm and welcome!! Just be calm quiet and flost,...More

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1  Thank Mesmerelda13
Reviewed January 5, 2017

The tour guide is knowledgeable and very patients. They familiar with manatee activities and how to watch them friendly.

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How far out do they take divers? Do they stay close to the docks or do they take everyone out into crystal river? I really want to see the river and bought tickets to the manatee dive and tour.
June 30, 2015|
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Response from freelancer_amicus |
Each tour is different depending on manatee activity. The whole tour will however be inside Kings Bay.
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prepper
How long is this tour? I am worried about booking here because of the big price difference between this company and others. This one is so much lower. Was wondering the difference (if any) between this company, River Ventures and Plantation Dive.
June 27, 2015|
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Response from monice1973 | Reviewed this property |
The trip was roughly two hours long, staff and captain were great. Had a great time and it was a great experience. Cannot talk about the other companies but will be going scalloping with this company. Great prices and a good... More
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