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Manatee Snorkeling Tour - VIP

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What to Expect
Arrive to our full service tour facility and gift shop located in the Harborside district of beautiful downtown Crystal River, Florida. 

All manatee tours are conducted daily, year round, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Choose the best tour option to fit your groups size, budget, and departure time.

All manatee tours are 3 hours in duration, and include all snorkeling gear (Mask, Snorkel, and Wetsuit) at no additional cost. Guides accompany guests into the water on all manatee tours to insure the best possible experience for both man and manatee. 

Picture packages are available for purchase at the conclusion of your tour after you have had an oppotunity to view the up to 100 inages captured during your experience.
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Important Information
Departure Point
135 NE 3rd St, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All snorkeling gear - Mask, snorkel, and wetsuit.
  • Light snacks and beverages.
  • Ultra Luxury Bennington GSR25 Pontoon boat (Fully enclosed during the winter months)
  • In-Water Guide
  • Small Groups (No cattle boats)
  • Scenic boat ride to the springs.
  • Professional licensed and drug tested captains and guides.
  • Full service tour facility with gift shop.
  • Commitment to provide you with a 5 star exprience of a lifetime.
  • Climate controlled changing rooms.
  • Free Parking
  • Pictures Available (additional fee)
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Gratuities for captains and guides (If desired)
  • Bathing suit and towel.
  • Sweatshirt or Jacket (During winter months)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pricing is the same for children and adults, all persons going on tour must have a ticket regrdless of age.
  • Children 3 years old and up are welcome with paid ticket.
  • Children under the age of 3 are welcome on private trips (call for private trip pricing)
  • Wetsuits available in sizes from 3 toddler to adult 4X.
  • All manatee tours are 3 hours in duration.
  • Kayaks and Paddle Boards available for rent before or after your tour.
  • Photo packages of your manatee experience available for purchase after your tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My wife and I snorkeled with manatees for the first time on a warm January day (high of 65). The guides said the large groups of 100+ manatees only appear during cold snaps in winter (temps in the 40s). Nevertheless, we encountered at least a dozen (and maybe as many as two
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Awesome experience early this morning with Captain Hunter’s expert navigation and Shania’s patience, knowledge and careful guidance. We enjoyed delightful “face to face” interactions with many majestic and gentle manatees. Highly recommend Fun2Dive!
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Best experience of my life!!! I begged my boyfriend our entire trip to do this and he was very questionable, he had a blast and enjoyed it as much as I did! Our pictures are amazing and irreplaceable! Our guide and captain were amazing, friendly, and knowledgeable they made us
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What can I say but this was the most fantastic trip. My husband and I can't swim and did they have patients with us. After awhile we were floating. We did we at least 20 manatee's and many had babies. It was the greatest thing ever. I even had one brush up to my side and an
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The best thing we did on our family holiday was going to Fun 2 Dive and have a manatee tour. These animals are extremely gentle and so beautiful to see them relaxed in their natural environment. The tour operator was professional and on time and special thx to Capt Amy and Doug
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Ricky and Ryan were both great and very fun to hang around post snorkeling. Ricky also put us in prime real estate
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Great experience and friendly staff
We had such a blast swimming with the manatees! Ricky was a great tour guide. He was friendly, funny, and
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Snorkel tour
So fun! The guide and captain on our trip were really great! We got so much interaction with the Manatees!
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Adventurous and relaxing at the same time!
We've always wanted to see the manatees and this kayaking tour allowed us to do it! Our guide Brandon, was very
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Leah A
10am swim with manatees
I’ve swam with the manatees before but it was my husbands first time. Our captains/guides were Hunter and Rickie.
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Cartersville, Georgia
Best Outfit to go with!
We had gone with another company two days earlier, but Fun2Dive was much better!!! AND they bring hot chocolate
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This company does a great job to make sure everyone has a great experience. This was a highlight of our trip! Very
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Jasper, Indiana
A must do
This is such an awesome experience. The Capt will do his best to make sure you have a positive experience
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East Galesburg, Illinois
Semi private manatee snorkeling tour
Great snorkeling tour and swim with manatees. Amie and Tanner are great guide. They put us on manatees in no time.
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Wonderful Experience!
We booked the Sunset Manatee Swim and it was amazing! Kelly, our guide, was great - very friendly and
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Snorkelling with manatees
4 of us went on the luxury VIP experience and 3 stayed on the boat. I snorkeled and it was moving and quite
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Great aquatic family fun...
Took our family on a manatee tour with Kelly. Air was cold, water was warm and in no time they had us swimming
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Prosper, Texas
Gentle Sea Cows!
My wife and I snorkeled with manatees for the first time on a warm January day (high of 65). The guides said the
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great tour
Loved our tour to see the manatees with Kelly and Ryan. We had a great time and everyone was so glad we snorkeled
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Lisa B
I kissed a manatee and I liked it!
We took a late January trip to see the manatees and it was great! The air temp was 41 degrees at 7am, but we were
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