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Address: 821 Southeast Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34429
Phone Number: +1 352-563-0041

American Pro Diving Center offers guided Crystal River dive and snorkel...

American Pro Diving Center offers guided Crystal River dive and snorkel Manatee tours for over 18 years in florida. Our snorkel with manatee tours are guided by in water professional divemasters and is just one of the reasons we received many awards from state and local educational systems as well as the National Geographic Dive Center Award from PADI and National Geographic. Experience manatee tours with all the comforts that a five star facility has to offer in Crystal River, Florida.Our trips are successful because the dive masters educate on the manatee and the manners of being in their environment while on the manatee snorkel tours. The guides enter the water with you so that both you and the Manatees have a safe and enjoyable time even if you are new to snorkeling. This can be the experience of a lifetime on our Crystal River manatee snorkel.

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First off, When I first called the dive shop to get signed up for my PADI open water certification I was greeted on the phone with a very polite man. I called other dive shops... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Zachary S
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The boat and instructor was good, however the place where we went was overcrowded. We saw the manatees and they were really cute. Apparently November December is the best time of year to go. Make sure you get vouchers for discounts as it is quite pricey.

Thank jeppe f
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, When I first called the dive shop to get signed up for my PADI open water certification I was greeted on the phone with a very polite man. I called other dive shops before and the customer service was nothing like American pro dive center. I called a few times throughout the week with questions and the staff... More 

Thank Zachary S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the manatee snorkel & then on to rainbow river for the drift dive. This dive shop has everything you need to dive or snorkel so if you forget it, they have it (towels, bags, gear, clothes, hand warmers, tumblers, manatee decor, diver novelties, etc)!!! They even have an indoor pool for scuba training. Everything you do is... More 

Thank Lori H
Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I had an amazing trip. Mariah was a terrific captain. She was very professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. She answered any and all questions we had. We saw quite a few manatees and the water wasn't as murky as expected. I took a bunch of awesome photos. We got to spend a little over an hour split... More 

Thank sharkbait972016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our captain, Phil, was terrific. We lucked out and were the only ones on the Boat for the manatee snorkel. Phil was extra helpful with our kids (7,8,12) and answered all of our questions. We saw a handful of manatees (you will see more in the winter) and got to have up close experiences with a couple of them. He... More 

Thank Kara J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with American Pro several years ago on the manatee tour during the winter & saw lots of manatees in crystal clear water....jump forward to late October, 2016. We were told there are still many manatees in the area, just not as many as winter months. So we went...and after boating around for almost 2 hours only saw a... More 

Thank kmalloy1202
Merritt Island, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of, let me just say what an awesome, professional, and friendly instructor Josh is. My wife and I came from across the state because American Pro Dive Center offers a 2 day course with online courses to become certified which is great for our busy schedules and life styles. We are now looking to book our next dive trip,... More 

Thank Matthew M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I booked using a groupon. Having lived in Florida for almost 50 years, I had already interacted with manatees. Trip was booked for my cousin so she could experience the manatees. We both had a great time. Captain Phil extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Actually, all staff was good. Definitely worth the money.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The good: 1. I appreciate this company offering a Groupon so we could have this experience at a reasonable price. 2. Everyone was very pleasant to work with. 3. The Dive shop is nice and well stocked. 4. The Dive shop is close to the marina. 5. I think our boat captain found the friendliest manatee in the world! The... More 

Thank AdventureUnlimited01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Went to see what diving was all about and ended up getting scuba certified. Had a blast during training/certification. Awesome staff with a mountain of experience from all around the world on different gear styles and places to dive. Customer service for me is a biggie and the staff at American Pro Diving Center more than definitely met the standard... More 

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