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Manatee Fun Tours

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1 SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-794-3269
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Premium Houseboat Manatee Swim in Crystal River
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Private Manatee Swim in Crystal River
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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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Hours Today: 06:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL 34429
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+1 352-794-3269
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I went for Labor Day weekend and had an amazing time. Captain Broderick was really funny and Crystal was the best guide! She knew exactly how to attract the manatees and took great pictures.

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Thank Maria C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour guide Jamie and our boat captain were amazing. Tour was on time and Jamie made sure that we had equal time in front of the Mantee. Great experience!!

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Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was a life changing family event. The crew was respectful and loving towards the manatees and their surrounding environment. Oh yeah, and my family too. We had a 45 minute interaction with a manatee. If we could all only live with such patience and...More

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Thank Troy T
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This was an AMAZING experience! Myself and my 15 year old daughter were very much hoping to see the Manatees, but I thought it might not work out given the time of year. (August). Within minutes of getting in the boat our guide had spotted...More

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Thank kimberleyc786
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My mom and I booked a trip for 7:45 AM. At first we were wary, because it seemed like we would be in a large group. We loaded up into the bus which took us to the docks a minute's drive away. It turned out...More

Thank AvocadoJones
Reviewed 5 August 2017

My husband, 5 year old son and I went out with Tanner and Scott for the semi-private manatee tour. Lucky us, it didn't fill and we got an absolutely amazing private tour! The weather was perfect. The water was so unbelievably clear! Captain Tanner found...More

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Thank AweAdventures
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We booked a swim with Manatee Tour with Manatee Fun Tours through River Ventures and had a great trip, from the start of tour it was evident that everyone at River Adventures loved Manatees and wanted us to have the best experience possible. We went...More

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Thank flyinglexidog
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was amazing. We had great fun swimming with the manatees. With the private tour we had all the time swimming with the manatees. The baby manatee came to us several times, trying to eat the camera and even the hair of the instructor. We...More

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Thank Djorgo G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My fiance has always wanted to swim with the Manatees. This was an incredible experience, start to finish. We went during the off season for Manatees, during the summer. Regardless, Irish Dave (our in water guide) found us plenty of Manatees to swim with. Multiple...More

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Thank S8545FEjc
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I took my 2 grandsons and it was an amazing adventure. They snorkeled and a saw Manatees and babies.A baby mantee rubbed my grandson's cheek and he was so excited. Our guides were wonderful. I would recommed this to all.

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twinn2016
12 March 2017|
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Response from RiverVentures | Property representative |
Thank you for writing and we would love to have you! Yes, June is a tough time to find manatee in the area, but we almost always see at least a few. As long as you have realistic expectations you will have a wonderful time... More
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rittyree
18 February 2017|
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Response from Erin E | Property representative |
Manatee Season is technically November 15 - March 31st, but since the manatees in our area are wild animals they come and go as they please! So we never really know how many will be where at what time. In general, the... More
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elfredo13
5 February 2016|
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Response from morefun2017 | Property representative |
Thank you so much for writing and I would recommend that you check out our webpage for availability and descriptions of our boats and tours. Prices are also clearly marked.
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