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Address: 48 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL
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On a visit to the greater St. Pete area over Xmas break, it was recommended that we try snorkeling with the manatees as an activity. It proved to be a great suggestion. We... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mark R

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We bought a groupon for swimming with the manatees and really enjoyed the experience. Captain Joe made sure we all got to see manatees and his love for what he does was obvious. It was Manatee festival weekend and Captain Joe got us away from the crowds and gave each of us on the boat (6 total) the opportunity to... More 

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western NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought Groupons for 4 @ 100.00 total. It was the most exciting thing. We all just loved it. Our Captain Joe was very patient and informative of what we had to do. There were 6 on our boat and only 2 had snorkled before. We spent a lot of time in the water with the manatees, swimming and giving them... More 

Thank hppysvn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a visit to the greater St. Pete area over Xmas break, it was recommended that we try snorkeling with the manatees as an activity. It proved to be a great suggestion. We there were 6 of us on our boat, though only 4 got in the water due to some illnesses in our group. The 4 that did swim... More 

Thank Mark R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

My husband surprised me with this for my birthday so I can't speak on the reservation and money part of this business. We went in mid November and our Captain (Joe) was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. This was one of the best experiences of my life!! Captain Joe may come off a little rough around the edges at first but... More 

Thank Sarah S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Did this for my wife for her 30th bday. She was sooooo excited for it! Amazing gift. First time seeing manatees. Dave was soo amazing on the phone and helped us when other tours turned me down for Groupon coupons. Even though Adventure diving Groupon is for certain days, Dave was able to help us out with a semi-private tour.... More 

1 Thank allboutReviews
Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We went knowing it was off-season, but the only time we had to do the trip. We are a family of snorkelers/scuba divers and even with our 11 and 13 year old, experienced in the water and with creatures. We had a Groupon and our own gear as we always travel with it. It was a bit of a mess... More 

Thank adroy1996
Greater Cincinnati
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

ASSUMING THIS IS THE SAME PLACE WE WENT (address doesn't match), we were soooo disappointed. We had purchased Groupons for me and the kids, which included swim fins (that we were told were unnecessary). Water was very murky, and no amount of attempting to move in water by dog paddling (with wet suits but no fins) seemed to get us... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Obviously swimming with manatees will be great with any company. My boyfriend and I found this group through Groupon. We were staying in Daytona Beach, so it was a good 2.5 hour drive to Adventure Diving...seemed worth it. We drove to the location listed on their website....waited several minutes and called multiple times...only to find out they moved to a... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

I have never swam with manatees. Shucks, I've never really swam. So when Groupon offered me and my colleague a chance to interact with these gentle aquatic giants, it was--quite like a scene with Marlon Brando--an offer that I could not refuse. On the tail-end of our business trip, we headed on over to Crystal River and engaged in a... More 

Thank Brianimated
Durham, North Carolina, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We came back this year because we had a great experience last time and I cannot believe we had an even more amazing time! Captain Joe was able to spot manatees from far away and we were lucky enough to swim with 9+ manatees in clear waters. It is definitely the off season and we were very lucky with the... More 

Thank Michelle R

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