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Bird's Underwater

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Bird's Underwater Dive Center offer manatee snorkel tours, waterfront location, Swimming with the manatees in Crystal River, small group 6 person only tours with meals included, Manatee surface tours, Manatee educational tours, Manatee Awareness...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
300 N US Hwy 19, Crystal River, FL 34428
+1 352-563-2763
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Reviewed yesterday

Took the family out on the boat with Rob and Paul. Very friendly and knowledgeable, found the best spot for us to enjoy the manatees. No nickel and diming to sell you stuff, all about safe fun. The Manatees were playful and magnificent creatures, we...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We toured with Courtney and Captain Steve and loved every minute. It had been a warmer than expected week, so there were fewer manatees. Instead of having us jump in, get back on the boat wet, and then freeze, Courtney scouted them out until she...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank angela e
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent experience and would recommend the crew at Birds Underwater. Despite the murky conditions, the knowledgeable captain and crew were able to locate the Manatees and get us in a position to snorkel with these gentle creatures.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bert R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our great captain took us to swim with the manatees and we had a delightful boat trip and swim. There were lots of manatees.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kay N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guide Captain Loopy and his First Mate Jessica madebour experience one we will will remember. One of our party could not snorkel but never for a minute felt left out. From boatside they were able to see Manatees and learn much about the environment...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pioneer38951883964
Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely opt for Birds Underwater if you're going to do a manatee tour! The manatee season is during winter and ends mid February. Thanks to climate change, this year March experienced cold weather due to a cold front, so manatees were abundant at the beginning...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank elizajaen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had booked a three hour boat ride to see the manatee. We were given a good introduction in the shop. The captain and the guide soon found a manatee, although it was the closing of the season, and we got in the water and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 882annemariea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a life long resident of the Sunshine State I've seen manatees many times but I had always wanted the opportunity to swim with them. Well when I finally got the chance I chose Bird's Underwater because a customer at my job highly recommended them....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second adventure with Birds doing the Manatee snorkel and it was wonderful! They know where to put you to see and interact with the animals in the wild and makes a respectful and fun experience for all. Highly recommend this for anyone...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t say enough good things about this experience. I am older , a poor swimmer and had never snorkeled. - and I’m very nearsighted. From making sure that I had a mask with visual correction to teaching me what to do and providing a calm...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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27 July 2018|
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Response from OrlandoGator | Reviewed this property |
Our guide offered to clean the scallops while we were in the water. He cleaned the other couple’s scallops b/c the guy said he would give him a big tip. He didn’t get to mine but showed me how to do it at home. Not easy! His... More
2 June 2018|
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Response from Dimple P | Reviewed this property |
They are included in the tour price.
8 May 2018|
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Response from Bonnie R | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes Please contact the business itself at (352) 563-2763. I am not sure about this as I have never been a tour where a wheelchair person was present.