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“captain stacy”(212 reviews)
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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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Reviewed yesterday

Captains' Mike and Stacy took our family of 5 on a "Swim with the Manatees" tour and I can't say enough about the trip! Captain Stacy's knowledge of the Manatees has made me more aware of their struggle to survive in the ever crowded arena...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank M K. S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a Manatee tour with Stacy and Mike because we wanted to tour with people who were passionate about the conservation and protection of the Manatees. Stacy and Mike did not dissonant. They were very knowledgeable and really put the welfare of the Manatees...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I relly can recommend Stacy's Tors to the lovely mantees! She is the best you can get and her trips are really a must

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AxelKl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stacy and Mike offered us a very nice, eco-minded and respectful, informative discovery of the manatees. We won’t forget the experience and will support manatee protection efforts forever. While the swim with the manatee tours are controversial, I hope the exposure and local economic benefits...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frederic T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This adventure was fabulous. Captain Mike and Stacey provided us with a great family experience, educating us about the manatees and the area throughout the morning. We swam with these unusually beautiful creatures, watched them nurse, play, feed.... They swam all around us. They avoid...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kellyg555
seacowgirl, Owner at Manatees In Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and sharing in this unique adventure...hurry back again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the honour to be accompanied by captain Stacy and Mike on their manatee tour. Their eco friendly tour is extremely instructive and their respect for manatee and wildlife is inspiring. They have extensive knowledge about the manatees and Florida wildlife which is great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank martinasartor
seacowgirl, Owner at Manatees In Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write and for your lovely comments. We are glad to have animal friendly guests on board who want to learn about the animals and who understand the importance of allowing wild animals to remain WILD! Unfortunately this amazing...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

This was our third trip in 9 years with Stacy and Mike Dunn of Manatees In Paradise. We love their passion for the protection of the Manatees. There were only a few Manatees this time of year (October) but we had no trouble spotting them....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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seacowgirl, Owner at Manatees In Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thanks for your glowing review and for being LOYAL guests to us and the manatees. Hurry back gain and again!

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Mike and Stacy from Manatees in Paradise do things right. They have the knowledge to find manatees (no guarantees), the patience and personalities to make sure everyone has a top notch tour, and most importantly, the passion for the manatees to make sure they're protected...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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seacowgirl, Owner at Manatees In Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

THANK YOU so much for your glowing review. We love having nature oriented people on board who love to watch what the wild animals do naturally unencumbered by human behavior or activity. You all were our first guests back since we take Summers off. We...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

This was the second time we went with Mike and Stacy and it was absolutely great (again)! Last time we went 4 years ago in August (which they don't do anymore) and this time it was May. We were their last trip of the season,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank taschk0
Reviewed 2 June 2018

It was a great experience.....Stacy and Mike were very kind and professional...We went in April when there are a few manantees, but it was an exciting experience.Stacy was swimming with me and my husband looking for these kind and shy animals. We recommend this private...More

Date of experience: May 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.