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Crystal River Manatee Swim in Kings Bay National Wildlife RefugeOn the Water

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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$74.16
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US$74.16
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Swim with Manatee Adventure!Nature and Wildlife

Swim with Manatee Adventure!

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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 wetsuit, 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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$63.60
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US$63.60
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Crystal River Manatee Snorkeling Tour with a Professional GuideNature and Wildlife

Crystal River Manatee Snorkeling Tour with a Professional Guide

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$60.00
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US$60.00
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Spectacular Scenic Safari Airboat Adventure from HomosassaNature and Wildlife

Spectacular Scenic Safari Airboat Adventure from Homosassa

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Zip through the canals and backwaters of Homosassa on this airboat ride. Hold on to your seat as you take in views of Battle Creek, Sam’s Bayou, Salt River, Shriver's Bay, and the Little Homosassa, before returning to the dock. Keep an eye out for local wildlife such as dolphins, manatees, and maybe even a gator.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$51.94
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US$51.94
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Gulf of Mexico Airboat Ride and Dolphin Quest from HomosassaNature and Wildlife

Gulf of Mexico Airboat Ride and Dolphin Quest from Homosassa

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Take a 1-hour airboat ride through the waters of the Gulf of Mexico on this tour from Homosassa. You'll zoom through estuaries and backwaters, looking for dolphins as you go. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$67.84
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US$67.84
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Swim With Manatees with In-Water Guide and PhotographerNature and Wildlife

Swim With Manatees with In-Water Guide and Photographer

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Snorkel with manatees in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, and get an up-close, underwater view of the unique marine mammals. Since each boat is limited to six passengers, you’ll enjoy personalized assistance as you snorkel through clear water where manatees eat and swim. A provided wetsuit helps ensure you’re comfortable throughout the experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$66.00
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US$66.00

Kings Bay Scenic Cruise from Crystal RiverNature and Wildlife

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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$15.90
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US$15.90
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Self-Drive Swim with Manatees on the Crystal RiverNature and Wildlife

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$59.74
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US$59.74
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Manatee Snorkeling ToursSnorkeling

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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US$66.62
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US$66.62

Full Day of Fishing on Crystal RiverFishing Charters & Tours

Full Day of Fishing on Crystal River

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Fishing in Crystal River is a favorite activity for locals and all the visitors. Capt. Casey Russell will make sure you have a great time targeting redfish and speckled trout and many other species. Visitors are coming from all over the country to get their taste of the great fishery on the nature coast. We offer a experience that is not like any other, and in a location that is not like any other. Come see for yourself. Enjoy a full day of fishing and enjoying the sites of Crystal River!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$250.00
Price varies by group size
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US$250.00
Price varies by group size

Clear Kayak Tour of Crystal River4WD Tours

Clear Kayak Tour of Crystal River

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We offer guided tours and get an amazing chance to see them right under your kayak in our 100% CLEAR kayaks!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$69.34
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US$69.34

SCUBA Diving Lesson in Crystal River (Rainbow River Dive)Scuba Diving

SCUBA Diving Lesson in Crystal River (Rainbow River Dive)

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You will find out what it is like to breathe underwater.  Your Divemaster/Instructor will teach you the basics of SCUBA equipment and use. You will then get to experience SCUBA diving in crystal clear Rainbow River for your first dive. All of your SCUBA equipment is included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$190.26
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US$190.26

Pontoon Boat Rental on Homosassa RiverBoat Rentals

Pontoon Boat Rental on Homosassa River

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Spend a full or half day enjoying the laid-back Florida lifestyle on a pontoon boat in the Homosassa River. These boats are built for fun and comfort, with a sun shade and bench seating for 6 or 12 passengers depending on the choice of boat. Opt for an 8-hour rental and go out scalloping, or spend 4-hours fishing or relaxing with your family and friends.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$139.07
per group
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US$139.07
per group
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Crystal River Inshore Fishing CharterNature and Wildlife

Crystal River Inshore Fishing Charter

Very few places compare to the immense fishing experience provided by the tributaries of Crystal Bay and Crystal River State Park. Fishing is always a short distant and boat ride to great areas in the Bay. Enjoy fishing one of the most persistent and underused unique ecosystem found in Florida. Fishing is great all year round, and there is such a diversity of nearshore, flats and backcountry fishing for Flounder, Cobia, Redfish, Trout, Snook, Grouper and Snapper depending on the season.  Even on windy days there are plenty of places to fish, in the Bay you can fish one of the many preserves or tributaries of backcountry waterway, making this an experience, not just another fishing trip. Booking with confidence on TripAdvisor, it makes an easy, reliable and enjoyable decision. Reserve Today to get hooked up! 
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$406.87
per group
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US$406.87
per group
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Half Day of Fishing on Crystal River Fishing Charters & Tours

Half Day of Fishing on Crystal River

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This is a unique trip for the customers that only want to spend half of the day fishing. The guests still get the full effect of a day of fishing and still have the evening to relax and reflect on their half day charter.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size

Try SCUBA Diving in Crystal River with Pool or Springs optionScuba Diving

Try SCUBA Diving in Crystal River with Pool or Springs option

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Get to know the basics of SCUBA on this activity in Crystal River. With the leadership of a PADI-certified instructor, you'll learn about diving theory and practice your underwater breathing before heading to the local pool or Hunter Spring to put your skills to work. This course is aimed at beginner divers trying out SCUBA for the first time; all equipment is included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$141.33
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US$141.33

Chassahowitzka River Kayak TourKayaking

Chassahowitzka River Kayak Tour

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Chassahowitzka is one of the most primitive and undeveloped rivers left in the state. There is many beautiful springs and lots of wildlife to see such as alligators, otters, turtles, birds and much more! If you want to get away from the busy commercialized areas then this is it! A real wilderness tour with an experienced guide that will show you the Real Florida away from the crowd!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.00
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US$65.00

Small Group Swim with Manatee AdventureNature and Wildlife

Small Group Swim with Manatee Adventure

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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 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$89.04
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US$89.04
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Manatee Snorkeling Tour - VIPSnorkeling

Manatee Snorkeling Tour - VIP

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VIP tours run daily at 7:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 1:30 PM. An experience of a lifetime awaits you on this exciting 3 hour snorkeling tour to Swim with Manatees in their natural habitat. Located just 1.5 hours from the attractions area of Orlando, the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge is the only place in the U.S. where you can experience the manatees up close and face to face. On this Luxury VIP Manatee Snorkel Tour, you will enjoy the benefits of a small group along with a super luxurious boat ride complete with light snacks and beverages. If you are looking for ultimate comfort and a intimate small group size, this is the experience for you.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$101.02
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US$101.02

Private Manatee TourNature and Wildlife

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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$602.64
per group
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US$602.64
per group
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Small Group VIP Manatee Pontoon TourNature and Wildlife

Small Group VIP Manatee Pontoon Tour

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Swim with the manatees on a half-day pontoon boat tour of Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, a marine refuge designed to protect the threatened Florida manatee. Learn about the fascinating marine mammals on a tour designed for spotting manatees without disturbing them or disrupting their habitat, and explore a scenic Florida ecosystem. This small-group experience is limited to six people for personalized service, and all equipment, entrance fees, water and hot drinks, and snacks are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$102.78
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US$102.78
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Homosassa Inshore Fishing ChartersNature and Wildlife

Homosassa Inshore Fishing Charters

Get off the beaten path with this fishing experience on the backwaters of Ozello and Crystal River National Refuge and Homosassa Springs. Learn about the unique ecosystem from your guide as you travel, casting lines for local fish such as trout, grouper, snook, redfish, and snapper. Watch the scenery glide by and snap frame-worthy photos of the wetlands and their indigenous wildlife.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$489.30
per group
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US$489.30
per group
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Manatee & Springs CruiseSafaris

Manatee & Springs Cruise

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Manatees are the star of the show here on the Homosassa River during the winter. Let us take you out to see them! We get you close to see the manatees and tell you all about their natural behavior and why they depend on the beautiful springs and river to survive! We realize that getting in the water is not for everybody. This is a great alternative to swimming with manatees!!!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$40.00
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US$40.00

Deluxe Manatee Swim TourCultural Tours

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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US$73.50
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US$73.50

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