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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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544 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-4017
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We planned a last minute trip to Crystal River and wanted to kayak to Three Sisters Springs to get a look at the manatees. There are lots of outfits to choose from, but these guys were so friendly when I called to confirm our rental...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Bullseye6
ManateePaddle, Owner at Manatee Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 11 February 2017

My girlfriend and I were in Orlando on vacation from California and wanted to swim and paddle board with manatees before we left. We were pressed for time as our flight left that afternoon and it would've been impossible to get to experience the manatees...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Dave94lightning
ManateePaddle, Owner at Manatee Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

As locals, we have rented from Manatee Paddle many times, and we have also recommended them to friends. They are friendly and easy to work with. We had tried other local places before finding them. This is our top pick!!

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Aarbergan
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Made our reservation by e-mail same day as rental & received speedy reply. Our availability was slightly later than the three PM last time to rent but they accommodated us. Good equipment, clear instructions, good prices and they have different boards depending on your skill...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Knickkate
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had 9 girls in our tour (2 who had never paddle boarded before) and we all had an amazing time. From the beginning they were very responsive in the planning process (through email). Once we arrived at their shop they showed the girls who...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank twolter726
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 4 hours on the boards and unfortunately didn't see anything but due to the time of year we expected it. We saw lots of fish, birds and turtles. It was a great place to work with! Very nice and helpful!...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We saw approx 6 manatees! The baffle boarding was easy enough and we are not in good shape. My son sat in the front and I paddled him. The river was gorgeous! Fish were jumping and one landed on our board.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank JessAndrews001
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I must first say the owner and his son are great; both very informative and helpful. We scheduled a 9am appointment, arrived 15 minutes early as instructed and were greeted promptly. After signing release forms the owner went over a map showing different springs and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Alwayzmook
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Robert and his son were amazing and so accommodating. I have had this on my bucket list for years and I couldn't have asked for a more amazing experience. I attended alone with one of the owners sons and they went above and beyond to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank petishb
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We went in hopes of seeing manatees. Unfortunately, due to the time of year, we didn't have any luck. But, the paddle company was GREAT to work with, very friendly staff and decent rates. We have 2 small children, the double kayaks were perfect!

Date of experience: June 2016
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Response from Nancy O | Reviewed this property |
Bring your own or I think they sell them
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Response from Pat K | Reviewed this property |
Yes but April -May is a better time
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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