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A Crystal River Kayak Company

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We are the friendliest kayak store around. Crystal River Kayak is the place for kayak tours, manatee swim tours, and snorkeling with the Manatees. We have Kayak Tours, kayak rentals, Stand Up Paddle Board and canoe rentals. Our own kayak launch site...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1422 Bld B US Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL 34429
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+1 352-795-2255
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We really enjoyed our visit to Crystal River, and the highlight would have to be kayaking and swimming with manatees at Three Sisters Springs. Instead of doing the tour, we rented a tandem kayak and wet suit and spent the day kayaking around the Three...More

7  Thank bluepelican
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 January 2017

According to an employee at this Kayak Rental Company it’s a big mystery if the three Sisters Springs will be open to In-Water access viewing of the Manatee. All you can do is check a face book posting in the morning and keep checking it...More

6  Thank Bluesboy2120SMichave
LadyWren01, Owner at A Crystal River Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Hello, It's been a bit of a challenge as to determine if Three Sisters Springs will be open to In-Water access or not. As you did mention above the tides, temperatures and amount of Manatees determine if the springs will be open to swimmers during...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve always loved kayaking and this was by far the best kayaking experience I’ve ever had! John & Steve were very friendly and knowledgeable! They even gave wonderful suggestions on other places to visit while in the area. The launch site is right behind their...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Any family who enjoys outdoor adventure needs to visit Crystal River Kayak Company. The people are friendly, knowledgeable and make sure you have all the information to have a good time. Their location is great and we were only about 15 minutes ride from Three...More

2  Thank K8Keen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice kayaks and great advice on where to go given our timeframe. We saw 4 manatee and really enjoyed the easy trip in and out. Three Sisters Spring was gorgeous!

2  Thank Kristine L
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is a nice place for kayak rental. We were warmly greeted and shown the prices. They answered all of our questions and showed us a video concerning the rules of interacting with manatee. They didn't try to sell us any extra stuff. I think...More

1  Thank dcrjr17
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience!! We had a big group of 14 people total that traveled up from South Tampa to do some kayaking. The entrance is off of the main road and it takes you to a small parking lot. The staff were very well organized, thorough...More

1  Thank KirstyW247
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I cant say enough about how amazing this excerscion was! An experience of a lifetime! From last minute booking, jacob (our tour diver) made sure we had a beautiful experience. He was extremely professional, courteous, and kind. Very patient with an autistic childs first time...More

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Staff is friendly and helpful. Listen to their recommendations. We rented a two person kayak for two to four hours so we didn’t have to rush. You have to watch a video before departing about protecting the manatees. They let us use one of their...More

Thank GingerGoodness
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Pros: - Very close to the kayak entrance of Three Sister Springs - Great for families or beginner kayakers. You don't have to go to King's Bay with boat traffic to get to Three Sister Springs from their launch site, but can still get to...More

Thank Kristine I
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Six of us spent 3 hours on the Crystal River on 3 twin seat kayaks. Excellent service from all the staff and very good quality equipment. Swam in the three sisters spring which was out of this world and saw several manatee near to the...More

Thank Gunbies
Reviewed 12 September 2018

My husband and I had a lovely time kayaking the gorgeous river and springs. John and Steve were SUPER helpful and made our trip very memorable indeed. We appreciate their expertise and attention to details as I called and emailed to get information, and John...More

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Stacyweeks7
5 September 2018|
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Response from Cathy M | Reviewed this property |
I have seen people with their dogs on their boards but don’t know if they rented from Crystal River or put in elsewhere
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24 April 2018|
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Variety of birds, gators, fish, turtles
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