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Nature Coast Manatee Tours

#26 of 118 Outdoor Activities in Orlando Features Animals
5424 S Cherokee Way, Orlando, FL 34448-2042
+1 352-396-7525
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Listen to the guide!

We booked a tour for 2 couples over the phone and Rose was very cheerful and helpful and gave us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cindy T
via mobile
No manatees...no raincheck

We agreed to arrive an hour early for our 4-hour private manatee tour after Rose sent an email the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill I
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5424 S Cherokee Way, Orlando, FL 34448-2042
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+1 352-396-7525

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a tour for 2 couples over the phone and Rose was very cheerful and helpful and gave us the Groupon rate. We reserved 4 wet suits as the reviews suggested. When we got to the dock for the 8 am tour, our boat...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We agreed to arrive an hour early for our 4-hour private manatee tour after Rose sent an email the night before our trip requesting the change. I called the next day and asked her about manatee sightings and she mentioned that “if they do not...More

Thank Bill I
NatureCoast M, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this review

I do apologize for the lack of manatees during your tour. Unfortunately the captain did not make me aware that you had not seen any manatees otherwise the gift certificate would have been sent immediately and the Captain will be dealt with accordingly. You stateted...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I scheduled a tour 4 four people in early March. I received several confirmation emails and on the night before at 9: pm I received another email from the company confirming the tour for 1:00 the next day and asking me if I wanted to...More

1  Thank Pat B
NatureCoast M, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review. We apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you. Unfortunately we had a captain fall ill and were unable to find a replacement on short notice. We contacted you 3 hours prior to the tour to let you...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Our private tour was booked for April 6th, however, due to inclement weather/high winds we did not have our swim with the manatees. I wanted to post a review not of the trip but of great customer service. I appreciated we were notified in a...More

2  Thank kjthreejohnson3
NatureCoast M, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review we cherrish each and every one of our customers. We hope that you may be able to join us in the future.

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on this tour! They led us to an area that had so many manatees that I lost count. They had really nice new wet suits for us to wear, clean snorkels and masks. They gave us clear instructions about what...More

2  Thank funinthesunn1977
NatureCoast M, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are looking forward to seeing you this summer! Make sure to call at least 1 month in advance to make your reservation as we get super busy.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

My wife and I along with another couple did this tour a few days ago. Seeing one of these animals up close is amazing. My wife thought the tour was great, I thought it was average. The boat they pick you up in at the...More

3  Thank Ed B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The houseboat used to access this location and activity were older but the gentleman and his son were knowledgeable about the manatees and the area and gave us good information before we started. Wetsuits were available to rent for $10 and snorkels and masks were...More

2  Thank TravelinTami51
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I visited his sister and she booked a private tour to see the manatees for my birthday. Several of her friends recommended this company and we were all very pleased with an unforgettable adventure. There were 6 of us that went out...More

1  Thank MisterPenguin
Rose J, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback. So glad you enjoyed your time with us. We would love to see you again! Rose

Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was an amazing way to spend Christmas Eve. Part of our group swam and part stayed on board the boat. We all saw a lot of manatees and had a great time. Our captain, Christian, was friendly and informed us of all of the...More

4  Thank adsteck
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is the best thing we have been doing during our stay in Orlando. We had a semi private tour and this was amazing!!! Richard our guide was so nice and explained a lot about the manatees and we got to swim with them and...More

3  Thank Ces Î
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