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Manatee Paddle

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Stand Up (SUP) Paddleboard and Kayak rentals, sales, and tours on King's Bay and at Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River, Florida, where you can see and swim with the manatees.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
544 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-4017
+1 352-564-0901
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The staff was helpful and friendly, and provided a great informational video on how to interact(or NOT interact) with the Manatees. The kayaks were delivered to the launch at Hunter Springs, so it couldn't be easier. Note the tandem Kayaks were lightweight sit-on-tops that had...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank carolaconnolly
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We have done both SUP and Kayak rentals with Manatee Paddle. Last week we rented Kayaks and paddled round to 3 sisters, saw plenty of Manatee, including some calfs with the mothers. Also saw some Dolphin fishing in the harbor. They were jumping out of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Martin and Pam M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

What an amazing outfit. Elijah was extremely nice and helpful. He taught us how to use the paddleboard as it was our first time. I felt very comfortable going out onto the water. The Three Sisters springs was an absolutely wonderful experience. Even though we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MaritaHume
ManateePaddle, Owner at Manatee Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This was our second time here and we brought our 5 yr old daughter. We rented a SUP and kayak at 9am and stayed out for 3.5 hours. We ventured into 3 Sisters and didn't see any manatee but my daughter did learn how to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Gfunk125
ManateePaddle, Manager at Manatee Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 27 May 2017

My husband, stepdaughter and myself wanted to see Manatee and it was suggested to try this place. We arrived and checked in with no problems. The Paddle boards and Kayak were delivered at Hunters Spring park. The guides were very helpful and explained the area...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pat K
ManateePaddle, Owner at Manatee Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic time, the folks there easily accommodated our multiple reservation changes, great place, customer service was outstanding, rates were excellent, equipment was top notch. Couldn't have asked for a better time!! Highly recommended...

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jerrygski
ManateePaddle, Owner at Manatee Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is the 2nd time I have used Manatee Paddle to spend the day on the water and visit with the beautiful Manatees. They are very friendly, give great advice, and have new equipment. I highly recommend them for anyone who wants a great water...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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ManateePaddle, Owner at Manatee Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017


Reviewed 27 March 2017

We made a reservation online with Manatee Paddle for a double kayak and received a response within minutes confirming our reservation. We arrived on time the next morning and had just finished paying for our kayak when a staff member told us there was a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank KellieBar
ManateePaddle, Owner at Manatee Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017


Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We rented two double kayaks from Manatee Paddle. They were very helpful when I made the reservation and even let us change the time the morning of to accommodate the temperature. We were given a map of the waterways and told where the best viewing...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Brooke L
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time and the service was great. Beautiful springs and plenty of manatees this time of the year

Date of experience: March 2017
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26 March 2018|
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Response from Nancy O | Reviewed this property |
Bring your own or I think they sell them
Tammy W
13 August 2017|
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Response from Pat K | Reviewed this property |
Yes but April -May is a better time
8 March 2017|
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Response from ManateePaddle | Property representative |
We have some availability still this Sunday. You do not usually need a wetsuit because the water is spring fed at about 73 degrees year round and the mid-day air temperature even in winter is normally not cold enough to... More