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Snorkel With The Manatees

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Thank you for reading our reviews. Book directly from our website. snorkelwithmanatees.com We are pleased to announce our Brand New Check in location and gift shop. Please update your GPS for our new address. Our prices are the best in Citrus...more
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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448-3825
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow - I can't express how amazing this experience was. I took the tour with a friend who was just observing and it was a slow day, we were the only ones. Captain Chris took good care of us and we quickly were spotting dolphins...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eurobimbo
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, this review says a lot. Even if we only have a few passengers, we still give it our all. The water can be a bit murky , that is depending on what the manatees activity is. But we have ways to make it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of five: two grandparents, our daughter and her eleven year old and six year old. Everything about this adventure was perfect: the introductory video and advice, our wonderful captain Casey, the weather, the setting. Casey was terrific in so many ways:...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your time and writing this review. By taking out the small groups we will always have a better chance of having a more personal encounter. We believe in quality , not quantity. Captain Casey is a grat manatee guide and instructor... I'm...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to Captain Chris, for showing us an amazing time out on the river where we got to meet some manatees! Chris was super nice, friendly, and full of fascinating manatee facts. He took us right up to a group of manatees, and gave...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your time and writing this review. By taking out the small groups we will always have a better chance of having a more personal encounter. We believe in quality , not quantity.. Dont be fooled by fancy terms and rates, we are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a private tour so we were the only 4 on the boat....Capt Chris and First Mate Peyton were very entertaining and gave us tons of local lore! We went straight to one of the resident manatees (back in a cove area where other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your time and writing this review. By taking out the small groups we will always have a better chance of having a more personal encounter. We believe in quality , not quantity. Our all day Private Manatee tour is by far the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have hang glided, went scuba diving with manta rays, and went bungee jumping. This experience was right up there with them. What an amazing experience! Captain Chris did everything right. I love how this experience was not about exploiting the manatee, but just about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Holly P
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your time and writing this review. By taking out the small groups we will always have a better chance of having a more personal encounter. Like the reviewer said, its about being with the manatees. The manatee is the most enduring animal...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Captain Chris was an excellent tour guide! I would recommend going in the 'on season' which runs November through March. We went Late October and saw many manatees and managed to swim right next to two of them. What a great, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Friendly captain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your time and writing this review. By taking out the small groups we will always have a better chance of having a more personal encounter. We believe in quality , not quantity. Captain Chris does a great job of his passion This...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Trip of a lifetime to see manatees. More than just seeing them, we got to "play" with them! Tracy educated us on how to properly encounter manatees (with a quiet passivity). Truly amazing experience.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your time and writing this review. By taking out the small groups we will always have a better chance of having a more personal encounter. We believe in quality , not quantity. Captain Traci has been conducting manatee tours for 20 years,...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Pictures do not do justice to this wonderful encounter (pics below taken on phone and without zoom). Capt Laci took us to about 8 dolphins who were in a calm wake free area with no other dolphin boats. Our boat was comfortable and low to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thank you and visit our web site snorkelwithmanatees.com We assure you will have a blast. Our captains know how to have a good time. We are not your average tour guide, we do this all year. Dont be fooled by other tour guides that only...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We visited during the off season but Captain Ron located 3 manatees and really got us up close. Very knowledgeable not only regarding manatees, but all wildlife in the area. Hope to come back during the peak season! Highly recommend Captain Ron!More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kevin S
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Ron really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. 🐬👀🚢 The warmer months can be a little tough,...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Even though we went off season, Captain Ron was determined and knowledgeable and was able to find a manatee for us to follow. Planning to return when the season is right and will certainly call on this company! Cute and sweetest spot!More

Date of experience: July 2018
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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Ron really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. Determination is our specialty. The warmer months can be...More

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Jacqueline Q
20 June 2018|
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Response from CaptainTraci | Property representative |
Please call us at 352-257-8697 and we will give you a reservation number, so you can book online. Thank you
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Apeebuns
13 March 2018|
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Response from parkit88 | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for your question. Yes the prices are the same for all riders, we do not charge for participation but the seats on the boat, USCG regulations. It is up to each person of what they want to do, swim or... More
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momX3girls
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A manatee tour would be a great experience for your daughter, especially that time of the year. But i urge you to do so with any other company than Snorkel with the Manatees. I found Captain Gene to be very disrepectful... More
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