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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
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$74,16
From
US$74,16
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Small-Group Swim with Manatees Adventure

Small-Group Swim with Manatees 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
From
US$63,60
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Manatee Snorkeling Tour - VIP

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
From
US$101,02
From
US$101,02

Small Group Swim with Manatee Adventure

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
From
US$89,04
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Private Swim with Manatee Adventure

Private Swim with Manatee Adventure

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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
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$477,00
per group
From
US$477,00
per group
Taking safety measures

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
From
US$66,62
From
US$66,62

Clear Kayak Tour of Crystal River

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
From
US$69,34
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US$69,34

Private Scalloping Charter

Private Scalloping Charter

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Catch your dinner on this private scalloping charter. Snorkel grass flats in the Gulf of Mexico as you search for these delectable mollusks. No experience is necessary—your guide will show you exactly what to look for, and even give you a shucking lesson if you are new to scallop hunting. You can also pay a dock hand to do the dirty work and take your haul to a local restaurant for preparation.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$113,08
From
US$113,08

Chassahowitzka River Kayak Tour

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
From
US$65,00
From
US$65,00

Pontoon Boat Rental on Homosassa River

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
From
US$139,07
per group
From
US$139,07
per group
Taking safety measures

Spectacular Scenic Safari Airboat Adventure from Homosassa

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
From
US$51,94
From
US$51,94
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SCUBA Diving Lesson in Crystal River (Rainbow River Dive)

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
From
US$190,26
From
US$190,26

Manatee Snorkeling Tour in the Beautiful Crystal River

Manatee Snorkeling Tour in the Beautiful Crystal River

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This is a tour of a lifetime , come and enjoy snokeling with these gentle giants. Definitely a must on any vacation on the beautiful nature coast of Florida. These amazing animals migrate our warms waters during the winter months when the ocean temperature drops below 64' F while a small herd stays during the summer months. We have been introducing people to their dreams of meeting manatee for over 40 years . We start the day with a short boat ride over to many , beautiful fresh water springs where manatee congregate. Here our professional staff will assist you giving a memory of a lifetime , interacting with the wonderful manatee.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$56,42
From
US$56,42

Deck Boat Rental on Homosassa River

Deck Boat Rental on Homosassa River

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Experienced boaters: this 19-foot Starcraft deck boat is just the toy you need for cruising the waters of the Homosassa River. Boasting a four-stroke, 115-horsepower Yamaha engine, this vessel has plenty of “get up and go.” Bench seating, a Bimini top, hydraulic steering, and abundant storage make this an ideal boat for a day of fishing or cruising with your loved ones.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$202,82
per group
From
US$202,82
per group
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Try SCUBA Diving in Crystal River with Pool or Springs option

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
From
US$141,33
From
US$141,33

Water Bike Rental in Crystal River

Water Bike Rental in Crystal River

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This is a great way to see the sights and everything going on below you in the water from the BEST perspective. Our water bikes are human-powered and is the best eco-friendly way to get around the area to see everything Crystal River has to offer. You can see manatees swim directly underneath your bike, which is an incredible view to experience. The water bikes easily hold up to 300 pounds and have adjustable seats for all different heights of riders.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$60,00
From
US$60,00
Taking safety measures

Manatee Kayak Observation Tour

Manatee Kayak Observation Tour

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This is the best way to see and learn about our amazing manatees!!! We observe them at a safe distance without interfering with their natural behavior.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$65,00
From
US$65,00

Splash & Dash

Splash & Dash

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Let us take your party on a 20’ pontoon boat down Homosassa River! We take you around the famous Monkey Island and give you a short scenic eco tour to see native wildlife such as manatees, birds, turtles, ect! Then we head upriver to the Springs where we anchor up and you can swim and play the rest of the time!!! There is lots of room so bring your cooler full of whatever beverages and snacks you’d like! There is a Bluetooth stereo system that pairs to your phone. All of the snorkel gear and float noodles are included so you can splash and dash and have an awesome time!!!
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  • 3 hours
From
US$65,00
From
US$65,00

Guided Eco-Tour - Kayak or Paddleboard - Swim with Manatees

Guided Eco-Tour - Kayak or Paddleboard - Swim with Manatees

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Make a lasting memory on a guided eco-tour. Our Guides will take you to the World Famous Three Sisters Springs. Meet a manatee and make a new friend!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65,00
From
US$65,00

Private Manatee Snorkeling Tour

Private Manatee Snorkeling Tour

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Enjoy the beauty of Crystal River and the thrill of seeing our majestic wildlife on your own private, 4 hour tour. This longer tour allows our Captain to give you an extended journey around King's Bay where our in water guide will lead you in an encounter with our Florida Manatees. All equipment is included in the price, as well as hot and cold beverages and snacks. As an added bonus, we will include a USB drive with all of the photos and videos from your trip!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$450,00
per group
From
US$450,00
per group

Full Day Kayak Rental For Two

Full Day Kayak Rental For Two

We have the newest rental equipment in Crystal River with top-notch customer service. Our kayaks are Crescent Kayaks, which are top-rated for stability and very easy to paddle as well.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$60,00
From
US$60,00

Private Tour: Custom Snorkeling Tour with Manatee Swim

Private Tour: Custom Snorkeling Tour with Manatee Swim

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Manatees, dolphins, aquatic turtles, and more make the waters off the coast of Florida an ideal snorkeling location for nature lovers. This private tour keeps your experience special by limiting participants to just your group, a swim guide, and the boat captain. This private tour can be customized by the type of animals you would most like to see, and includes swimming near manatees at the Crystal River Refuge.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$480,00
per group
From
US$480,00
per group

4 Hour Tandem Kayak Rental In Crystal River

4 Hour Tandem Kayak Rental In Crystal River

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We have the newest rental equipment in Crystal River with top-notch customer service. Our kayaks are Crescent Kayaks, which are top-rated for stability and very easy to paddle as well.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$50,00
From
US$50,00

Private Boat Tours, Scalloping, Manatee Swim, River and Gulf Tours

Private Boat Tours, Scalloping, Manatee Swim, River and Gulf Tours

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Guest-centric, flexible and fun way to boat on the Homosassa River and Gulf of Mexico. Time of tours designed to be most comfortable for our guests
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$175,00
Price varies by group size
From
US$175,00
Price varies by group size

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