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Manatees In Paradise

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Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-563-0865
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An experience that you do not want to miss!!

Once again, Captains Stacy and Mike delivered. This is the fourth year in a row that I have gone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liane P
Fleming Island, Florida
if you care of what you want to see, then go with them

I have been working in marine conservation for the last 15 years. I travel the world protecting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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FREE U/W VIDEO of your adventure -No Walk-ins Accepted, small boat tours. We no longer offer tours from May-October due to overcrowding of larger tour companies and low manatee numbers. Reservations and confirmations by email only. We are a tiny, educational and fun tour company owned and operated ONLY by the owners/captains. We give each tour the "personal and educational" attention you want and allow the manatees to feel comfortable while we explore their world. We are proud to be a "NO TOUCH the wild manatees" tour company. Anyone encouraging touching/rubbing/petting manatees even after they initiate an interaction, is not promoting good stewardship towards wild manatees. Befriending wild manatees reduces their chance for survival as you habituate them towards boats and people. Keep wildlife wild.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-563-0865

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again, Captains Stacy and Mike delivered. This is the fourth year in a row that I have gone out with them on a manatee adventure. Every year I have an incredible up close and personal experience with the manatees. This year, it was fantastic!...More

Thank Liane P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been working in marine conservation for the last 15 years. I travel the world protecting species and ecosystems, and of course I also want to see them and I want people to take advantage of these wonderful encounters and places but in a...More

Thank MaxBello
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stacy, Mike and Greg are really nice people and they obviously enjoy what they do. We booked a private tour on two boats and it was great to be in a smaller group than some large tour groups we saw. They communicated clearly and professionally....More

Thank wongvh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with Mike and Stacy. We went on a private tour with 2 adults and 4 young children. My wife and children don’t know how to swim and Stacy was very patient and helped everyone get comfortable in the water. They...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Stacy and Mike are very responsive. We only emailed them 1 day ahead of our schedule. They replied each of our emails very fast. We got the final confirmation within hours. It was originally a semi-private tour and finally came out to be an...More

Thank lucyclu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a nice personal Tour Manatees in Paradise Is the Best. They are a small company that will cater to you. They know all about Manatees and they will share there Passion. They are Involved in Manatee Rescues.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We visited Crystal River in early November 2017. It was a great time to go to beat the busy season but still see a lot of manatees. WE LOVED OUR TRIP WITH MANATEES IN PARADISE!!! Stacy and Mike were awesome to work with and book...More

Thank bricami
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We are repeat customers of Manatees in Paradise and would HIGHLY recommend their services to every and anyone who wants a professionally run tour with a personal touch! Mike and Stacy are known as the “Heroes” of the manatees in their area. They volunteer with...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This was absolutely the highlight of our recent vacation in Florida. My husband and I, and our three children 11, 9 and 7 went on a tour with Mike and Stacy on November 22nd at 8.00am. We had wanted to see the manatees up close...More

Thank Taramburke1
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We had a great time with Capt. Stacy and Mike. They were knowledgeable and passionate about protecting manatees. They even took pictures and videos for us and send them to us for free! I highly recommend this tour to anyone.

Thank Yoshie S
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Questions & Answers
28 November 2016|
Response from seacowgirl | Property representative |
When the waters of the Gulf is below 68 degree it varies from year to year.
Nicolas P
21 April 2015|
Response from seacowgirl | Property representative |
Anytime...we book up fast...if yopu want to tour with us, find a date and email me so we can get you confirmed. I am already taking tour reservations.