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Manatee Fun Tours

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
498 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429-4718
+1 352-794-3269
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brodrick was our captain and Heidi was our in-water guide. The were fantastic! They were full of information, very informative and lots of fun. Heidi took great pictures and video of us with the baby manatee who was very curious and stayed around our group...More

Thank alicew353
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We went on a semi private tour with Rodrick and Irish Dave. They were great and really went the extra mile to make this trip great!

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Fun, friendly, professional..My husband and I booked this tour as a way to do something different with our family this summer. The opportunity to see manatee seemed very exciting! I had never scuba dived before and was a little apprehensive. Captain Broderick and Matt were...More

Thank PBehan
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Just finished a tour with Captain Broderick and Heidi who were FFF - fun, flexible and fantastic. We were not water proficient and they were patient and kind in taking care of us to ensure a great experience for all - even husband who stayed...More

3  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We snorkeled with the Manatee. It is a must do. It is worth the drive from St Pete. Brian and Missy were awesome guides and they take pictures. We swam next to 3 Manatee for over an hour and than swam up to the coolest...More

Thank roehr4me
Reviewed 31 July 2018

My wife booked the trip to swim with the manatees. We had Captain Broderick driving the boat and Sheena as the first mate and our guide with the manatees in the water. Both Capt. Broderick and Sheena were great. Sheena was quite focused on how...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Captain John and Sheena were absolutely perfect. Their knowledge of the manatee, where to find them, and how to make the most of the experience could not be better. If you are privileged enough to be in the water with these gentle giants do yourself...More

1  Thank Rick T
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We were with Captain Jon and Heidi as our guide and they were wonderful. We had never done anything like this before and they were patient, funny, and really helpful with our 3 children. We had plenty of time to enjoy exploring the manatees and...More

2  Thank AmyCarp5
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Heidi our guide was so great. She took lots of pictures of my family of five, she took over watching our five year old which gave me more time to enjoy and help my nervous 11 year old. Anyway I can't say anything but great...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Captain Broderick and Tom were an excellent team who were thoroughly enjoyable on the trip . They are very knowledgeable and respectful of the mantees as well as respectful to others out on other boats. Tom took amazing photographs that we really appreciate. I highly...More

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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
18 February 2017|
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Response from ErinE953 | 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
5 February 2016|
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.