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Crystal River Watersports

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2380 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34428
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Your PADI 5-Star home for Eco Tours on Florida's Nature Coast. We offer a wide range of activities that can be combined for a full day or even a weekend of fun. Your adventure begins at our marina shop right off Highway 19 at the North end of Crystal River. Our Motto: Observing and preserving nature above, in, and under water
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2380 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34428
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"captain jim"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The staff and Crystal River water sports is awesome. We took our manatee tour near the end of the season (late February) during exceptionally warm conditions and they did everything in their power to ensure we saw a manatee. Our tour guides were easy to...More

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SANDRA E, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kristin, thank you so much for choosing us at Crystal River Watersports for your tour, and for taking the time to write such a glowing review. We do love our manatee neighbors, and really appreciate when visitors respect them and enjoy their encounters with the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us took this cruise with Captain Vince. Nice boat, excellent guide. Vince was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. Beautiful and interesting sights and we even managed to see some manatee and even a few dolphins. We highly recommend this experience.More

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SANDRA E, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Diane, Thank you and your friends for choosing us at Crystal River Watersports for your River Cruise. The Crystal River area is beautiful with lots of animals, birds, fish and manatees- and we are so happy that you enjoyed the experience. We will be sure...More

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We went out with Captain Vince and Zoe last week. Great history and stories during the boat ride. Visibility was limited due to the time of year, but what an experience! Zoe took great pictures and videos which we bought for $30 on a cute...More

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SANDRA E, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Susan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a warm and complimentary review. Vince and Zoe are great- and I am so glad you enjoyed your tour. We will make sure to pass along your review to both of them. We...More

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alaskasuebear
March 20, 2018|
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Response from John E | Property representative |
Hi there! Our shop carries a variety of wetsuit sizes so we are used to accommodating guests of all types! We have wetsuits that are a size Mens 4X (think mens 4X t-shirt size as a comparison!). They are 3mm thick so they... More
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kristinnmacaulay2017
February 3, 2018|
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Response from mum2divers | Property representative |
Hi Kristin, I am Sandi and I work with CRWS. We do recommend the early morning (7 am) tour as the The manatees are most active (and hopefully interactive) first thing in the morning. The 11:00 tours are often great... More
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salbi246
October 29, 2015|
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Good Morning Mrs. Sally, According to google maps, Kissimee is approximately 2 hours away from us here in Crystal River. Here in the Crystal River area we see manatees year round. Although during the summer there are only... More
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