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Address: 1 SW 1st PL, Crystal River, FL 34429
Phone Number: +1 352-601-6576
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Manatee Fun Tours is a Private Manatee Tour Only! Snorkel with manatee in...

Manatee Fun Tours is a Private Manatee Tour Only! Snorkel with manatee in Crystal River Fl. This is a private owned company who will put your fun experiences first. We offer A Big Fun Manatee Tour on an enclosed house style boat. Snorkel and Swim with manatee in Crystal River, Fl. Then relax in an enclosed cabin which is warmer and more comfortable than an open pontoon or a curtain sided boat, you will still get a bit chilly but, you won't freeze. We also use 5mm wet-suits for added comfort (most kid sizes are 3mm) This is a true private manatee tour with just you and your family. We invite you to take the premium tour and spend the day. We make this an experience of a lifetime. Call or email for a prompt response, We have the coolest boat on the bay! Captain Broderick your "Manatee Fun Tour Guide" If you are using a mobile device visit us at manateesnorkelandswimtours

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Private tour, we were two on the boat so could really take time to look at manatees, no stress, just the two of us in the water. Saw 2 moms and their babies , fabulous. Thanks to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Private tour, we were two on the boat so could really take time to look at manatees, no stress, just the two of us in the water. Saw 2 moms and their babies , fabulous. Thanks to the captain Broderick for this fantastic morning. Greatings from Switzerland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a blast to swim with Manatees. Our tour guide was incredible, helped us find Manatees and gave us almost unlimited time to interact with them. Having a private tour really made it special. Thanks to Captain John and the Manatee Fun Tours for an afternoon we will never forget!

Thank jbgeach1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After researching many different manatee boating companies and reading numerous trip advisor reviews, we choose Manatee Fun Tours. The price for a private tour was comparable to tours being offered with other people on the boat. I received a confirmation email that gave explicit directions. Captain Broderick greeted us in the parking lot at Petes pier which is where the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great fun and though it was warm and manatee's were scarce; our captain found on several occasions a great spot to swim with these gentle giants. We can only say how funny the tour was and how we enjoyed the captain's company. It was a private tour which made it very personal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you captain Broderick, you made our trip wonderful. I love the fact that it was a private boat, you are very funny and knowledgeable and found just the right spot ! we just loved swimming with these awesome creatures. We will be back and My daughter Sarah (14 yr old loved your poems!) we all had a great time... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with my girlfriend to do the afternoon semi private trip. We had an amazing time. We were fortunate in that no one else booked our same trip and had the afternoon to ourselves. Inclement weather delayed our entry to the water, but our captain did a fantastic job of keeping us entertained by showing us the many large... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Manatee Fun Tours was awesome! We were greeted early in the morning with great enthusiasm by Capt Broderick Jenkins. We were promptly escorted to the boat and got into our wetsuits. Captain John was our guide for the morning and he was awesome. Very patient with my older mother who doesn't swim. She ended up staying on the boat and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time doing this Manatee Tour. Cpt. Broderick was a great guide and brought us to a place where we could snorkel with some Manatees and most important: we have been the only ones at this spot, so we could enjoy the time with the Manatees. He knew where to bring us. One thing: they are huge!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We recently took the 4 person private Manatee snorkel tour with Captain Broderick in Crystal River. We were a little worried about the experience because it was June and most of the Manatees are off to other places....Not to worry with Captain Broderick at the helm. We went to three different locations and had three different encounters swimming and snorkeling... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We had a very nice experience on the water. Even though it was summer, we saw four manatees, including a mom and baby, and got to get close to a couple of them. We really liked the fact that our three hour tour was private and included just our group. This makes it a very personalized experience. It was definitely... More 

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