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Snorkel With The Manatees

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Awesome trip all around

We took a two-day package with this company and it was awesome! Day 1 was snorkeling with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cassandra T
"Swim with the manatees"

Had a great trip with Captain Ron. We ended up swimming with 5 manatees which was more than I was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ostendorfe
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Cabot, Arkansas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a two-day package with this company and it was awesome! Day 1 was snorkeling with the manatees in the morning and a dolphin tour in the afternoon. We had Captain Chris in the morning and we had trouble finding manatees due to the...More

Thank Cassandra T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great trip with Captain Ron. We ended up swimming with 5 manatees which was more than I was expecting since it is Summer. Would recommend this trip to anyone. I hope to do again during the Winter when there are many more manatees...More

Thank ostendorfe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ron was a good boat captain While we only were able to swim With one manatee, it was still enjoyable. We will have to visit during manatee season next time. Captain Ron found spots where we could view these awesome creatures, but we weren’t lucky...More

Thank Melissa O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the way to go if you want to experience the beauty of these gentle manatees! Not crazy with so many people on one boat. Captain Tracey was full of knowledge and made our outing so special for my daughter and I. She was...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Our experience was fantastic. The office was easy to find. The staff were friendly. The required briefing was informative and helpful, not boring.The wetsuits and snorkel equipment were relatively comfortable and fit well. Captain Ron was very knowledgeable about the majestic creatures and their habits....More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I went to Snorkel with the Manatees yesterday6/5/18 with my son and daughter in law. Captain Ron was our captain and really great guide. Answered all our questions, gave us a lot of fun facts about the area and wildlife, and was very kind. We...More

Thank chrncpainer
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We went on spring break in March 2018 and had Captain Ron. This was my first time going snorkeling and I was a hot mess, but Captain Ron was the absolute best! He guided us and calmed us down and he could spot manatees with...More

Thank MommaGodzilla
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We had a great trip with Captain Ron. We went on the Tue. 11:30 tour and there was only one other boat in the area-- it was such a peaceful experience (I hear the weekends are a LOT more crowded). It's late in the season...More

Thank pdlasater
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We came today to snorkel with the manatees , it was definitely one of the most amazing things we have ever done !! The manatees are so friendly, and the water is shallow and calm so perfect for our kids. The surroundings were beautiful! Our...More

Thank Zoe1sunny
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent trip to the manatees with the charming Cpt. Ron! Very friendly staff and perfect organisation at the starting point. The tour was perfectly guided by Cpt. Ron an we saw lots of manatees!! I strongly recommend this tour!

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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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13 March 2018|
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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
13 October 2017|
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Response from xyzGeorgia | Reviewed this property |
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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