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Private Manatee Tour provided by River Ventures Manatee Tour Center

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US$602.64
per group (up to 10)
Date
2 adults
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Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
498 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
  • All gear included
  • Bottled Water provided
  • Introductory/instructional video offered in English, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Price reflects 1 to 10 people
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Linda H wrote a review Mar 2020
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We had a wonderful boat ride and Manatee Tour. As warm as it has been we did see 2 of them. Our captain Jodi Spaulding was very knowledgeable. Our grandson from NY had a great time. Thank you Jodi. We will be back.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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6Ath2os wrote a review Mar 2020
Waukesha, Wisconsin14 contributions
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An absolute must do! Captain Wade and Trisha were fabulous, knowledgeable guides. They prepared and helped us get comfortable with the snorkel gear and proper way to move around. In these warmer months it is difficult to find the ones that remain in the area, but they found us a
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Craig wrote a review Mar 2020
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This experience was amazing. Capt Mike and our guide Taela were very friendly and professional. Mike was great at spotting and definitely knows how to maneuver a boat! Taela got some amazing shots. You could tell she knew exactly what she was doing and was familiar with manatee
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Graeme wrote a review Mar 2020
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Took a semi private trip with Captain Emerson and Hailey, three couples on the boat in total, Both Captain and Hailey where great, very respectful of the area and the Manatee, they worked well to get us away from the 'crowds' and the inconsiderate snorkelers and there are
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jennifer P wrote a review Mar 2020
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Awesome experience!! Our Captain Emerson and guide Hailey were amazing!! They were both knowledgeable and were excellent at spotting manatees. Most importantly they were very respectful of the manatees. They both worked very hard to get away from the crowds. We have
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L1825LCjackiem
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Mermaids and Manatees Pontoon Tour
We did the Mermaids to Manatees pontoon tour and they did not disappoint!!!! Gloria was friendly and kind helping
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Smiler34
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Loved this!
We absolutely loved this and highly recommend River Ventures . My husband can't swim but loved chilling out on the
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freelancer156
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Incredible moments!
Although my wife and I are widely travelled nature lovers, this tour was an absolute highlight for us. We enjoyed i
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tnewtona
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Once in a lifetime experience
Caption Wade and Trish are phenomenal♥️ We headed out early and found a mother and calf early on while we enjoye
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Ryan_Popovic
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Snorkeling with Manatees!
Drove 2 hours from Clearwater and our Manatee tour did not disappoint! We found manatees early into the trip and mu
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Escape677334
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Manatee encounter
We were late in the season but fortunate enough to encounter a couple of manatees. Captain John and our guide Sky
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L2201LZjc
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Manatee swim
Not many manatees around due to warm water but we did find a few. It was fun and a noteworthy experience.
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emilyc8795
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Awesome encounter!
Such a privilege to be a visitor in the manatee home! They are amazing creatures! Rhonda and Chip were super! They
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464jerid
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Swim with manatees
Dave and Shellie were our Captain and guide. They were knowledgeable, friendly and very enjoyable. They both told u
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W9507VErachelm
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Great!
I had such a great time here swimming with the manatees. Emmet and Laura were absolutely lovely and knew exactly wh
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DeborahL428
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Manatees Galore
A friend and I decided to take this tour for a couple of reasons. One, I still live in the NE and had never seen a
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tammymK8563MA
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Best trip
Captain Wade and Guide Trish were the best! They worked hard to find the best places for us and were very patient w
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126caseys
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Amazing Manatee Adventure for the whole family
This was an amazing experience with very knowledgeable and SUPER friendly staff! Wade & Trish were our guides and t
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Michael M
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Highlight of Trip
Troy and JJ were awesome! Within 10 minutes we were in the water with a mother and calf. They educated about the ma
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Passenger705943
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The best thing I’ve ever done!
We had Captain Wade and Trish and they were awesome!! They explained every little thing and made the experience jus
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Key Details
  • Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, River Ventures Manatee Tour Center, and 1 more
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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