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Manatee Fun Tours

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Address: 1 SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL 34429
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+1 352-794-3269
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06:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Manatee Fun Tours offers Private and Semi-Private Manatee Tours Only!...

Manatee Fun Tours offers Private and Semi-Private Manatee Tours Only! Snorkel with manatee in Crystal River Fl. This is a privately owned company who will put your fun experiences first. We offer A Big Fun Manatee Tour on an enclosed house style boat. Snorkel and Swim with manatee, then relax in an enclosed cabin which is warmer and more comfortable than an open pontoon or a curtain sided boat. You will still get a bit chilly, but you won't freeze. We also use 3-5mm wet-suits for added comfort This is a true private manatee tour for just you and your family. We also have a premium tour option and see manatees in luxury! We make this an experience of a lifetime no matter which tour you choose. Call or email for a prompt response, We have the coolest boat on the bay!

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US$ 89.04*
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Premium Houseboat Manatee Swim in Crystal River
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US$ 275.60*
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Private Manatee Swim in Crystal River

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We decided to use this company based on TripAdvisor Reviews and were delighted that we did. My son swam and I took pictures (same admission price if you swim or don't). If you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to use this company based on TripAdvisor Reviews and were delighted that we did. My son swam and I took pictures (same admission price if you swim or don't). If you have a Go-pro head-mount camera or similar, be sure to take it. FYI, the water was clearest near 3 sisters springs. They were kind to pour warm... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our guide and captain were so nice. Went to 3 sisters springs and got am inside scoop on a mama manatee who was pregnant. It was my first time snorkeling too! I would highly recommend.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely everyone involved here is great. Kat and John took us out, found manatees for us right away, and then gave us an excellent tour. Kat took some amazing photos of us. However, the friendliness of all the staff made this trip the best I could ask for.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the semi-private manatee snorkeling tour. The staff was amazing. They were very accommodating with our last-minute reservations. Broderick, the captain, found the manatees quickly (even though it was the off-season and they can be hard to find). Anthony, the guide, gave a great explanation about manatees and how to have a positive experience with them. Both of... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rob and Troy were great. They made sure we had the chance to see manatees even though it was the off season. We were able to swim with the same manatee for more than half an hour. Would definitely go with Manatee Fun Tours again.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing time in the water observing the manatees. Anthony did a great job educating and making sure we respect these regal creatures. The water is cold at first but after a minute your body adjusts to the temperature, take deep slow breaths and don't panic as it's your body's natural response. I highly recommend this tour company.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on this manatee tour thinking I may or may not see a manatee do to it was the off-season. However our tour persons were so good that they were able to put us on manatees even doing a crowded off-season. These professionals were the best I've seen and Kay made it possible For me to pet a manatee... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience! This was a great excursion to do while vacationing in Orlando. Defiantly a relief from the hustle of being in the parks and waiting in lines. All of the employees there were extremely friendly and knowledgeable at their jobs. Our guides Kat and John really made this trip fun, being out of season we worried about not... More 

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on a tour with Broderick and India, and they both did an amazing job! They instructed us carefully, so when we got in the water, the manatees were not threatened, and we were able to stay in the water with them for quite a while! The tour guides were funny and kind, also, which we... More 

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We set out to swim with manatees together with Capt. Broderick and in-water instructor Kat. It was an amazing adventure altogether. We cruised the area slowly for sometime looking for the manatees. The water was rather murky, but this we were informed about already from the start. After a little while we got in the water and saw the manatees... More 

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