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Address: 4155 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL 34446-1190
Phone Number: +1 352-257-8687
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Thank you for reading our reviews. Our prices are the best in Citrus...

Thank you for reading our reviews. Our prices are the best in Citrus County, visit our website and compare. We are located on the West Coast of Florida just across the street from the Homosassa State Wildlife Park ( The only Wildlife Park in the State of Florida)and a short drive from Kissimmee Fl (Orlando) and Tampa Bay/Clear Water area. We offer one of the coolest wildlife encounters, "To Snorkel With Manatees". Our guides are friendly and very helpful with over 16 years of guiding families to interact with manatees. We offer many different Eco and Dolphin Tours that are just perfect for a day of fun in the sun. Book your Manatee Tour with our friendly staff and professional guides on our limited seating boats, we only allow 6 passengers on our River Boats, this gives you more time and room to enjoy your excursion. We look forward to meeting you and your families

Captain Gene

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Captain Katy was the best we had a great time. The water was clear even after the Hurricane, we got to swim around a 3-5 yr old, who was very playful. Great day on the water!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Paul L

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain Katy was the best we had a great time. The water was clear even after the Hurricane, we got to swim around a 3-5 yr old, who was very playful. Great day on the water!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

My family and I had an amazing experience snorkeling with the manatees. There were four of us, my husband and I, plus our two girls, ages 19 and 14. We had the boat to ourselves, along with our Captain, Jessica. Captain Jess gave us a tour of the area. She brought us close to Monkey Island and told us about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We know we come to Florida at the wrong time of year to go Manatee spotting, we come here in August and the best time is the winter. So booked ourselves on the Snorkelling with Manatees tour with an understanding that we might not see any. Last August we had a great 4 hours out on the river with Captain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the most amazing experience! Our Captain, Katy, was great! Captain Katy was extremely knowledgable about the area, it's history and conservation, as well as the different species that we saw. She was patient with our small child and friendly with those in our party that chose not to swim. We couldn't be happier with the day. Thank you so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Tour guide was great. Small group of 6 plus the boat driver and guide. Tour was great, we swam with several manatees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We were fishing and and boating around. We got out of the boat and swam into the springs. There they were just swimming around. We got our snorkel gear on and swam with the Manatees in the warm springs. Fun, fun, fun.

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. We just want to be clear about the fishing part of our tour. We do offer fishing on our all day Private Manatee Charters. Yes, this was a great day, I do remember how excited these guest were to see the manatees. Come join our Island life, see you guys soon. Captain Gene More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Being a huge manatee 'fan' it has been my dream for years to snorkel with these gentle giants. We chose this organization because of the fact that they run a relatively small organization and offer trips with only 6 clients on board. It turned out to be an amazing experience. The ladies who run the company are professional, friendly and... More 

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. Yes, our captains has knowledge and information about our wildlife and Manatees is real. All of our captains enjoy what they do, it's a life style not a job. Remember it's not about touching these wonderful animals, but to just be there and watch their natural existence is a must see, must do.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I spoke with the owner on the phone and he seemed knowledgable and fun! We were told the owners daughters gave the tours and we figured it was gonna be fun and they had experience! We arrived to meet another guide named Katy. We went in May 2016, so we were aware that manatees wouldn't be found in large numbers... More 

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review???? Well, lets start off by stating that my daughter (Brea Parker) lives in Oklahoma... hmmm I wished my daughter was a boat captain like her dad. So that statement about "My Daughter being the tour guide", false!!! Maybe these customers called TOO many other tour companies and had gotten their wires crossed??? Captain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My family & I recently really enjoyed snorkeling with manatees thanks to Captain Katie! Katie was so knowledgeable about the local wildlife, not just the manatees. She did a great job locating manatees. She provided us with fun and educational facts about wildlife. She is obviously very passionate about what she does, which makes it a pure joy to ride... More 

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. Yes, captain Katy's knowledge and information about our wildlife and Manatees is real. All of our captains enjoy what they do, it's a life style not a job... We look forward to meeting you and your family's. To all of our past guest, Thank you for your support and taking home many memories... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Awesome experience! It was so much fun to see the manatees up close and observe them interact with each other! Captain Katy did a great job and was very knowledgeable!

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. Yes, captain Katy's knowledge and information about our wildlife and Manatees is real. All of our captains enjoy what they do, it's a life style not a job. Remember it's not about touching these wonderful animals, but to just be there and watch their natural existence is a must see, must do. We... More 

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