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Manatee Snorkel Tour with In-Water Divemaster/Photographer

Manatee Snorkel Tour with In-Water Divemaster/Photographer

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Get up close to Florida’s manatees on this small-group snorkeling adventure. With an expert guide leading the way, swim alongside these gentle giants in Kings Bay. All tours include a full 5mm wetsuit (for extra warmth), mask, snorkel, towel service, heated changing facilities, and hot showers. Photos and video of your excursion are available for purchase.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD68.90
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Guided Small Group Manatee Snorkeling Tour with In-Water Photographer
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Guided Small Group Manatee Snorkeling Tour with In-Water Photographer

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Snorkel with manatees in the Crystal River on a wildlife tour that gets you close to the West Indian Manatees that flock to the Crystal River's many freshwater springs. Learn about the remarkable manatees and the ecosystem they depend on, then slip into the water to see the manatees as they swim and feed. Wetsuits and all snorkeling equipment are included in this Crystal River manatee tour, with warm drinks served on board the boat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD79.00
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Clear Kayak Tour Of Crystal River And Three Sisters Springs
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Clear Kayak Tour Of Crystal River And Three Sisters Springs

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Hop into a completely clear kayak on the Crystal River and Three Sisters Springs where you’ll be seeing manatees, turtles, otters, and more on this guided tour. If you’re over 3 years old, you can join this expedition. There are 70 freshwater springs here, and we’ll explore the best one, the Three Sisters Spring. Enjoy all the beauty of this clear, colorful water and its wildlife.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD69.00
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Clear Kayak Tour of Crystal River

Clear Kayak Tour of Crystal River

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Experience the underwater world of Crystal River with a clear kayak on this small-group excursion. Clear kayaks give you the ability to see everything that’s happening beneath you while you paddle through the waters. Join a small group to explore the waterways of Crystal River and search for local wildlife like manatees, dolphins, and turtles.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD75.00
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Three Sisters Springs Kayak And Swim Eco-Tour Crystal River

Three Sisters Springs Kayak And Swim Eco-Tour Crystal River

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Spend time swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking in crystal-clear waters on this guided eco-tour from Crystal River. Head to Three Sisters Springs for your adventure and keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife like dolphins, manatees, turtles, and otters that live in these freshwater springs. Listen to commentary from your guide about the surrounding ecosystem while you’re out on the water.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD65.00
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Small group Manatee Tour with In-Water Divemaster/Photographer

Small group Manatee Tour with In-Water Divemaster/Photographer

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One of the densest populations of West Indian manatees can be found in Crystal River, Florida. Swim alongside the gentle creatures on a trip into the river, with a wetsuit and snorkel mask included. Your guide, who navigates to the best spotting locations, accompanies you into the water in addition to taking souvenir photos available for purchase. To ensure your comfort, dry towels, hot drinks, and showers are provided.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD89.04
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Swim with the Manatees Includes In-Water Guide/Photographer

Swim with the Manatees Includes In-Water Guide/Photographer

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At Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, you’ll find a truly unique experience: swimming with manatees. It’s the only spot in the world where you can hang with the gentle giants in their natural habitat, though you’ll want a guide to make sure you—and the manatees—have the best experience possible. With this tour, you’ll hop aboard a certified vessel with your in-water guide, snorkeling through the “Manatee Capital of the World.”
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD72.00
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USD72.00

Manatee Snorkeling Tours

Manatee Snorkeling Tours

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Swim with manatees on this nature-focused Crystal River tour. Appreciate these majestic animals in their natural habitat, under the watchful eye of an in-the-water guide who strives to ensure safe and respectful interactions between human and manatee at all times. Tours include snorkeling gear at no additional cost, and professional underwater photos are available for purchase after the tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD66.62
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Crystal River Manatee Swim in Kings Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Crystal River Manatee Swim in Kings Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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Get to know central Florida’s endangered manatees on this boat tour. Swim and snorkel with these gentle giants at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, located in King’s Bay in the town of Crystal River — well known as the home of the manatee. Photos above and below the water will be taken throughout the tour and can be purchased afterward, if desired. Use of a mask, snorkel gear and wet suit, plus fees and beverages are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD79.81
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Kings Bay Scenic Cruise from Crystal River

Kings Bay Scenic Cruise from Crystal River

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Explore Kings Bay in a relaxing way on a scenic cruise. Sail around the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge and look for local wildlife as your captain shares the history of the area. Manatees, dolphins, otters, and turtles are often spotted in the area. The boat is fully covered for protection from sun and rain.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD19.08
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3 hour semi private manatee swim with free photos and in water guide.

3 hour semi private manatee swim with free photos and in water guide.

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Go Local Manatee Tours creates unforgettable, up-close and personal manatee encounters in Crystal River, Florida. Our daily 6 passenger semi-private tours are designed to be small and eco-friendly, leaving only our foot prints behind to help protect our locals (aka manatees). By keeping our tour group small, we can do our part in minimizing the impact of visitors, while also providing you with a comfortable and relaxing experience with manatees and your crew. We feel that we can be environmentally conscious while still delivering an exciting and educational experience. At Go Local Manatee Tours, keeping the wildlife wild is important to us! We believe in responsible tourism that respects the ecosystem and avoids putting stress on the manatees and their environment. We feel that we can provide you the best experience that Crystal River has to offer, while still being environmentally conscious.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD90.00
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Private Manatee Tour
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Private Manatee Tour

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Get to know central Florida’s endangered manatees on this private, 3-hour tour and boat cruise. Swim and snorkel with these gentle giants at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, located in King’s Bay in the town of Crystal River — well known as the home of the manatee. Photos above and below the water will be taken throughout the tour and can be purchased later, if desired. Use of a mask, snorkel gear and wet suit, plus fees and beverages are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD657.92
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Manatee Viewing Cruise

Manatee Viewing Cruise

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This tour is the perfect way to stay dry and view the wild manatees of the Kings Bay Wildlife Refuge. Hop aboard our US Coast Guard certified vessel where you will join your Master Captain to embark on a journey into the Kings Bay refuge waters. On this tour, you and the group will join us for one of the most memorable experiences of a lifetime! During this trip we will search for our world famous wild manatees that give Crystal River the title of "The Manatee Capital of the World." There is also a chance to see many other species of birds, turtles, and even a dolphin every now and then so be on the lookout for the impressive variety of wildlife that calls the refuge "home". What to Bring Polarized Sunglasses IMPORTANT For this Manatee Viewing Cruise, you will be meeting our Captain at Pete's Pier. The meet time is 3:45 pm. There is an additional $5 parking fee per vehicle at Pete's Pier, that you are required to pay upon arrival. Pete's Pier 1 SW 1st Place Crystal River, FL 34429
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD39.20
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Small Group Manatee Snorkeling Adventure

Small Group Manatee Snorkeling Adventure

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Snorkel with manatees in the Crystal River with this guided, approximately 3-hour tour. Everything is taken care of for you, including a wetsuit, snorkeling gear, and a boat with maximum 6 spots for guests. Find the manatees, then jump overboard and observe these creatures in their native habitat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD90.00
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Private Manatee Swim for up to 6 with In-Water Divemaster/Photographer

Private Manatee Swim for up to 6 with In-Water Divemaster/Photographer

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Crystal River is home to one of the densest manatee populations in the country. With the trained eye of your guide, visit the best spotting locations to swim with the gentle giants of King’s Bay. The private tour ensures the full attention of your guide, as well as closer interaction with the manatees. For your comfort and convenience, wetsuits, hot drinks, and towel service are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD477.00
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Clear Kayak Tours on Chassahowitzka River

Clear Kayak Tours on Chassahowitzka River

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The Chaz is surrounded by protected land, guaranteeing a truly natural, unspoiled Florida experience. Share the water with manatees, dolphins, alligators, river otters, and countless species of fish, and keep your eyes peeled for any of the unique species of birds above.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD69.00
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4 Hour Single Kayak Rental In Crystal River, Florida

4 Hour Single Kayak Rental In Crystal River, Florida

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Explore the winding waterways of Crystal River with a single kayak rental. Your pre-booked rental is available for half a day and gives you the freedom to explore the area as you wish. Spend your time relaxing on the water and searching for local wildlife such as manatees, dolphins, and even otters.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD50.00
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Swim With Manatees In Crystal River, Florida

Swim With Manatees In Crystal River, Florida

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The Florida manatee is one of the most gentle underwater creatures and this encounter lets you get a closer look at them. Venture out from Crystal River in a kayak and search for these sea cows with your small group. Learn how to interact with the creatures through passive observation and then, when you’re ready, get in the water for your swim.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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USD69.00
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Swim and Snorkel with Manatees in a Guided Crystal River Tour
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Swim and Snorkel with Manatees in a Guided Crystal River Tour

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Florida's Crystal River is home to many manatee habitats, but if you don't know where they are, chances are you won't catch sight of them. Go on this Crystal River Swim, Snorkel, and Manatee Experience that allows you to take a boat near their habitat and snorkel in the area to see both manatees and other fish and creatures that call the river home.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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USD74.11
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Deluxe Manatee Swim Tour
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Deluxe Manatee Swim Tour

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Focus on Florida's flora and fauna during this half-day tour in Crystal River. Sail past a national wildlife refuge, a state nature preserve, and an archaeological park on route to snorkel with native manatees. This boat tour is easy with all transportation provided and gives you a full picture of the natural elements that make this area of the country unique. All instruction and safety information for the swim with the manatees is provided by your guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD80.50
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All Clear Kayak Manatee Viewing Ecotour With Local Guide

All Clear Kayak Manatee Viewing Ecotour With Local Guide

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From King’s Bay Park, you will meet at Crystal River and get into your clear kayak to go on a guided ecotour looking at the manatee who live in these beautiful waters. You’ll also get to look for turtles, dolphins, all sorts of birds, and fish. This is a small group experience (9 max), so you won’t be too intrusive. Explore this area with over 70 freshwater springs, including Three Sister Spring.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD69.00
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Self Drive: Swim with Manatees on the Crystal River

Self Drive: Swim with Manatees on the Crystal River

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Get up close to Florida’s gentle manatees on this 2-hour tour on Crystal River! Perfect for kids and adults, this educational program offers a presentation on the West Indian manatee and the rare chance to swim with these docile sea creatures. Enjoy some unforgettable moments with your friends, family and some irresistible marine mammals.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD59.99
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Full Day Single Kayak Rental In Crystal River

Full Day Single Kayak Rental In Crystal River

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Explore the Crystal River by single kayak. Each Crescent kayak is designed to hold up to 300lbs. You’ll have a half hour safety video before you depart, and you’ll have a life jacket included. You’ll be given a map so you’ll know where to go. All skill levels are welcome. Keep your eyes open for dolphins, manatees, otters, and native birds.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD55.00
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4 Hour Tandem Kayak Rental For Two People In Crystal River, Florida

4 Hour Tandem Kayak Rental For Two People In Crystal River, Florida

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Discover the waterways of Crystal River by tandem kayak with this pre-booked rental. Grab a partner and explore the area for a few hours with a provided map. Enjoy a relaxing ride through the waterways and keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife such as manatees, dolphins, birds, and even otters.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.00
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