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Snorkel With The Manatees

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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448
+1 352-257-8687
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Amazing experience!!!

Checking this off my bucket list! Colby our captain was a super fun guide who not only got us in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dionnedg2015
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We went in the off season with very low expectations of seeing any Manatees but your Captain... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
TCCREW
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Thank you for reading our reviews. We are pleased to anounce our Brand New Check in location and gift shop. Please update your GPS for our new address. Our prices are the best in Citrus County, visit our website and compare. We are located on the West Coast of Florida , just minutes from the Homosassa State Wildlife Park. A short drive from Kissimmee Fl (Orlando) and Tampa Bay/Clear Water area. We offer one of the coolest wildlife encounters, "To Snorkel With Manatees". Our guides are friendly and very helpful with over 17 years of guiding families to interact with manatees. We offer many different Eco and Dolphin Tours that are just perfect for a day of fun in the sun. Book your Manatee Tour with our friendly staff and professional guides on our limited seating boats, we only allow 6 passengers on our River Boats, this gives you more time and room to enjoy your excursion. We look forward to meeting you and your families Captain Gene
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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checking this off my bucket list! Colby our captain was a super fun guide who not only got us in the water twice to see the manatees but we also got to see a couple dolphins who were attempting to rustle up some grub. Colby...More

Thank dionnedg2015
parkit88, General Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for the review. There is some great stuff in this review that I would like to talk about. Captain Colby is great at what he does, for you and the manatees. This is truly a once in a life time adventure...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We went in the off season with very low expectations of seeing any Manatees but your Captain defiantly worked magic and did not disappoint. We were able to find 3. He was able to help direct us to 2 locations with 3 manatees, 1 set...More

Thank TCCREW
parkit88, General Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Captain "Jack"? hmmmm Greg has a new name...lol Well as you can see, we have a ton of safe fun on the water. It is our goal to show you the customer, of how to be respectful around the manatees....More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I booked this upon a friend's recommendation. Upon viewing the site, you see great pictures in crystal clear waters of manatees. I wasn't expecting to see tons of manatees due to being in the "off season" but I was expecting to get to see them...More

Thank Carrie R
parkit88, General Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hello Carrie and thank you for your review. There is some great information above that I would like to elaborate on. The spring water is always clear and sparkly, however if the manatee are not in the springs on the day of your tour, Yes...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Made a trip up to Homosassa Springs to snorkel with the Manatees as a birthday present for my wife. Unfortunately, due to heavy rain the morning of the trip, we were able to see only 3 Manatees, as the water was really dark due to...More

Thank manuel q
parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review! Sometimes the weather can make it a bit more challenging, but it only takes one Manatee to have a great time. The river is full of all kinds of native wildlife to enjoy along the way. Our natural springs are...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

If you have never done this you must try this! Unbelievable staff that is extremely passionate and cares about your experience. You will not meet another place that genuinely cares or not if u get to swim with a manatee off season. We had Captain...More

Thank Colleen P
parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review! This is something that should be on everyone's Bucket List. It is extremely hard not to be passionate about what we do here and we want everyone to feel this way by time the day is over! Captain Ron is...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Captain Ron took us on a wonderful adventure. He was very knowledgeable about the wildlife we were passing. We did a little snorkeling in some clear and chilly waters. After almost 2 1/2 hours we were unable to find a manatee..it is the off season...BUT...More

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parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review. We are proud to say that we have the best Captains on our team! Captain Ron is a perfect example of that, he truly loves his job and it shows with every tour he does! He will do what ever...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on our first ever snorkel with manatees experience. The staff was very friendly and welcoming, and Captain Greg was a great guy to hang out with for the day. He was very knowledgeable about the river and local habitat, and...More

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parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You for the review. What a fun filled day! Captain Greg is a bucket of knowledge (and jokes) and loves to share with everyone. Our Private Manatee Tours give you the opportunity to enjoy both the beautiful Homosassa River plus it's natural springs and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had a great time snorkeling with the manatees. The visibilty in the springs was great, but the manatees weren't in this area. Captain Greg then took us to another area where we saw manatees and a porpoise. The visibility was not as good here,...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

After watching an informative video and picking out my 8yr old sons wet suit we set out on the morning manatee tour. Capt Ron was friendly and knowledgeable and was clear at the beginning that although he would try very hard to find manatees, it...More

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parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review! One of many things that sets us apart form other tour companies is the passion and respect we have for our rivers and all the native wildlife we have here. Our Captains get the pleasure of seeing this everyday and...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

We were so impressed with the Snorkel With The Manatees establishment! We came down to visit family and decided 2 days prior to book our Mini Private Manatee Tour. We were welcomed as soon as we entered their establishment, and their Captain Ron gave us...More

Thank Sue G
parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review and for choosing Snorkel With The Manatees! All our captains take pride in what they do and enjoy sharing they're knowledge with everyone. Summer months can be a bit more challenging but our captains will do they're best to find...More

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alaskan_skies
22 April 2017|
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Response from parkit88 | Property representative |
During our snorkeling tours, we give everyone a pool noodle, regardless of age or swimming ability. So you don't even need to know how to swim, because you will be floating on the noodle. For ages 6 and under, we also... More
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mhar0527
20 April 2017|
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Response from parkit88 | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. There are manatees here all year, you will not see as many as during the winter months, but we do tours all year, and we do see them. One thing we do offer a rain check, so that if for... More
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tngirl37620
9 January 2017|
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We rent the cameras at our location. The digital rental is $20, and requires an SD card. Thank you Capt. Traci
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