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Private Manatee Swim in Crystal River provided by Manatee Fun Tours

Private Manatee Swim in Crystal River

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Manatee Fun Tours
River Ventures, 498 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429, USAMeet us at River Ventures Tour Center 498 SE Kings Bay Drive. We have coffee and hot cocoa waiting for you! Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time!
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    Manatee Fun Tours
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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You'll end at
Manatee Fun Tours
River Ventures, 498 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429, USAMeet us at River Ventures Tour Center 498 SE Kings Bay Drive. We have coffee and hot cocoa waiting for you! Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time!
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Important Information
Departure Point
Manatee Fun Tours, River Ventures, 498 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Use of all necessary equipment
  • Entry/Admission - Manatee Fun Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • There is a maximum of 6 people per tour, infants and children count as people so please be sure to include each person in your count.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Steff S wrote a review Mar 2020
88 contributions11 helpful votes
We went on a semi-private tour with 3 other people. Captain Broderick told us all about the manatees and was very clear on the best way to see them without disturbing them or scaring them away. The guide, Matt, was able to find a mama and baby for us to see, along with a few
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EJ F wrote a review Jan 2020
Chicago4 contributions
Our family of 5 loved our time with the manatees! Chip = great in-water coach. Broderick = fun capn.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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GD5678 wrote a review Dec 2019
Düsseldorf, Germany37 contributions6 helpful votes
We had an incredible experience that couldn’t be had anywhere else in the world. Our captain Broderick and Matt were brilliant hosts, helping us navigate the water in the best way possible to experience the manatees without disturbing them. We saw six manatees including a mother
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Cindy b wrote a review Dec 2019
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We came to Florida with our adult children and grand baby! We've done the typical parks (universal, Kennedy space center and Disney) The manatee swim was by far my favorite! Trish and Wade were amazing tour guides! Even the baby enjoyed it! We would highly recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Emily 🌹 wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
My boyfriend surprised me for my birthday with a getaway trip to Florida. One of our most memorable stops were at this place. I never knew how awesome it would feel to swim so close to a manatee. I’m barely 5’2” so I felt like I was swimming next to a majestic water elephant.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Roving725832
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Bucket list experience!
Soo much fun! Seamless online booking. Accommodating customer service, great info about manatee, clean equipment, g
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Kathy M
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Fun tour in Homosassa springs
We had a great time swimming with manatees! Our crew of 2 women was fabulous. Very friendly and knowledgeable. This
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467jamies
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Nice!
Had a great time! The staff were very knowledgeable and had great sense of humor. I very much enjoyed our trip and
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jkuntz62
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Capt Broderick
Capt Broderick knew exactly where to go to find the manatees and tried to find the best spot to maximize our experi
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N7208ZUlindat
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Manatees are such beautiful creatures
My granddaughter Maddy and I shared a beautiful day in the water with these wonderful creatures. Our tour guides w
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311maryams
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Excellent Experience
We had an AMAZING experience on the Mantee Fun boat with Captain Broderick and Matt. They make sure you have fun an
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whocansay123
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Private Tour, Beautiful Experience!
My husband and I had a very nice time on our Manatee Fun tour. Encountering manatees, swimming in the beautiful cl
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CBKi
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AWESOME EXPERIENCE
We had an outstanding experience this morning that exceeded all of our expectations . THANK YOU SO MUCH to Captain
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RobertinAtlanta2013
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Memorable Experience
Our entire experience was very professional and extremely enjoyable. The woman (I wish I remembered her name) who d
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MeghannMS
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Absolutely incredible. Would go back in a heartbeat.
We had the time of our lives. Troy and Matt went above and beyond to make everything perfect. My son is handicapped
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Hrhjill
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Wow! So much fun!
We booked a semi private tour with Captain Mike and our guide Matt. They made the our time with the manatees so exc
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Sue M
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Manatee Swim
This was the most amazing part of our trip to Florida. Captain Broderick and Jose were fantastic! The Captain was k
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heymsmorris
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Amazing!
Captain Broderick and our guide Jose were amazing! Jose made sure that we were able to find manatees and interact w
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Rachel N
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Successful swim with a male, mamma, and baby manatee!!
I had an amazing time swimming with a family of manatees, in no time at all we found them! Captain Broderick and To
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Layla1221
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Best Time Ever!
This was a bucket list item for my husband and I, and it was well worth it. We booked this trip because we wanted t
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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