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Manatee Fun Tours

#5 of 51 Tours in Crystal River Features Animals
1 SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-794-3269
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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
1 SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-794-3269
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Gloria and Captain Broderick were great. We knew that we were coming in an "off" time for the manatees, but we found 3 sleeping and got up close to them. We had a family of four and we were the only ones on the boat....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

totally fantastic guides (Broderick and Glo) and we saw manatees and a baby, although it's July and not 'manatee time'. Reeeeeally amazing! Thanks for all.

Thank zw0if
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely incredible! The staff were amazing. They were totally prepared for children (mine were 7 and 9) and the experience was magical. I can't believe we were able to swim along side those wonderful creatures. We will come back again. And with this tour specifically.

Thank suzannemT9996RA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled from Orlando for this experience and weren't disappointed. We had Captain Broderick and Kat for our tour and they were fantastic. Very friendly and knowledgeable. We went 'off season' for manatee tours but still got to swim with 3 beautiful manatees. The pictures...More

Thank sam s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to swim with a pregnant manatee, AND swim with a mom and her calf! I literally wanted to cry in my goggles, it was all so beautiful. We were celebrating our friend's bachelorette party, and her only wish was to swim with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant trip with Kat and Broderick, saw 3 Mantaees, including a baby, Kat was extremely knowledgable and respectful of tthe Manatees. The company were well organised and professional. A wonderful morning.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came last year and couldn't wait to visit this year too. I honestly wouldn't get tired of it! And the staff is so cool and friendly :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was part of a trip to celebrate my daughter graduating high school. We couldn't have been more pleased with the whole experience! Everyone there was GREAT!! Recommending to anyone wanting to "swim with the manatees"

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, all instructors and guides were extremely kind and interactive. Before the trip to the water, you and other groups were to sit and be informed and instructed on how to act, for legal reasons and safety for you and the manatees. The lady...More

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RiverVentures, Manager at Manatee Fun Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this awesome review!! We particularly enjoy your description of 'the lady' who was informative, enthusiastic and interactive!! We feel like the introduction and educational portions really can add to the experience, and we take...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with this company that had highest rating. Did not disappoint! Kay and John T. were great guide and captain. Very informative! Highlight was 5 manatees swimming in from gulf and baby nursing!

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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 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
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.