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“captain stacy”(213 reviews)
“private tour”(104 reviews)
Seasonal tours -We no longer offer tours from May-September due to overcrowding of larger tour companies and low manatee numbers. Reservations and confirmations by email only. No Walk-ins Accepted. FREE U/W VIDEO sent to you Youtube of your...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-563-0865
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All reviews captain stacy private tour these gentle giants manatee tour once in a lifetime amazing experience wonderful animals took pictures small group passive observation three sisters wild animals face to face underwater camera personal experience boarded the boat knew where
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Captains Stacy and Mike are enthusiastic about protecting the manatees and were wonderful guides. I highly recommend them. They took us to an area where the water was clear enough to see well. There is no way we could count the number of manatees we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What makes Manatees in Paradise so special is the depth of knowledge, passion and respect Stacy and Mike have for manatees and the environment in which they live. In addition to enjoying the experience of swimming with manatees and a relaxing boat ride through gorgeous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank twigsgrrrl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Capt. Stacy and Capt. Mike are amazing!! This was my first trip swimming with the manatees. They are like manatee “whisperers” and found them within 10 minutes of boarding their boat. They are also very knowledgeable about conservation and protection of the manatees. They partner...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Michele M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stacy and Mike were recommended by a friend who took their tour four years ago, and now we also can recommend Manatees in Paradise without hesitation. They are equally concerned with manatee treatment and providing a high quality customer experience, and did an excellent job...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stacy and Mike are the ones - search for no other Manatee Tour. They really do know and love these gentle giants and respect them. Although weather conditions did not make it easy to find Manatees at all, Stacy and Mike were able to make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ChristophH1506
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a cloudy, overcast, foggy, sort of warm day. Although I have been looking forward to visiting manatees for several years now, I was convinced of the possibility I might not see them. They are, of course, wild animals which makes seeing them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank halldogs411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mike and Stacy are wonderful, caring guides. It was nice to hear stories from volunteers of manatee rescues. Being respectful to the manatees definitely let us see them longer as they never became nervous. One manatee even gave my girlfriend a kiss.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dear Capt. Stacy, These pictures are great. Thanks so much for taking them and sending them to us. The trip with you and Mike was the highlight of our trip and the reason we made the trip to Florida—for our daughter to see the Manatees....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 13wrrt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend on going with Captains Mike and Stacy Dunn. They are full of knowledge, animal welfare advocates, wildlife advocates, volunteers and rescuers of manatees, very patient (taking their time to make sure we have a great experience with seeing the manatees), and very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lusi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This will be an experience I will remember for a lifetime! Captains Mike and Stacy have a true love for Crystal River and its wildlife inhabitants. I learned so much about manatees and how to be respectful. The boat was so nice and we were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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4 October 2018|
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Response from seacowgirl | Property representative |
Hi....I don't stay on Tripadvisor much if you had gone to my web site at the bottom of each page has a "email Mike and Stacy" link and the last page has our email address. We are dedicated to the protection and health of the... More
27 September 2018|
Response from MarkontheGo66 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are very nice. You’ll find the video they uptake is much better. But take yours. The water is less clear than you think. You’ll find you’ll need to focus on finding one.
28 November 2016|
Response from seacowgirl | Property representative |
When the waters of the Gulf is below 68 degree it varies from year to year.