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Address: 4155 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL 34446
Phone Number: +1 352-257-8687
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Fishing

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara F
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Barbara F
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 

Tilburg, The Netherlands
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76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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 

Thousand Palms, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

Seward, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Had a fun time. My family had Captain Katie, who was funny and very knowledgeable about the manatees. It was a fun time even though we only saw 4.

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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. Yes, during the summer months it can be a little tough finding manatees. Rest assure that we are tour guides, we will find your manatees.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time! Captain Erica Rocks!!! I would definitely recommend to friends. Captain Erica is very knowledgeable to the area and put us on numerous Manatees including a baby Manatee! Amazing time and got some great video with the gopro!

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

Hello and thank you for your review. Yes, captain Erica'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. It is true, we do have a few new born Manatees here that are so stinking cute. We look forward to meeting you and your... More 

South Lyon, Michigan
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Our family of 4 truly had a wonderful time. We were a bit worried we wouldn't see manatees since it was May already but we saw 3! Katie was our guide and she was friendly and very knowledgeable. Her respect for the animals shows, she was very thorough (without being frightening) about how to behave with manatees (or any wildlife... 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. It is fun to look back on your pictures, please share them with us. We look forward to meeting you and your family's. To all... More 

Cleveland, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this experience snorkeling with the manatees. Katy was our Captain and she was very knowledgeable about the environment and the wildlife. She was also very down to earth and friendly. Great time!!

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Thank sponkynurse
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 

Vancouver, Washington
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

What a great time! Our expectations were met from beginning to end. We arrived and was greeted by Katy. She was friendly and full of energy. Ready to share her love of manatees with the small group of us. It was contagious. We fell in love with them too. Katy was very patient with my mom who has a fear... More 

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

Hello and thank you for your honest review. Katy is a great addition to our staff and crew, she has a love for manatees that is unreal. This is one of the main reasons that we only allow 6 passengers per boat, it allows the Captain to get personal with you and your family to accommodate all of your needs.... More 

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