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Crystal River Manatee Snorkeling Tour provided by Gulf Coast Expeditions

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Crystal River Manatee Snorkeling Tour

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Overview
Swim with manatees in Crystal River on this guided snorkeling tour. You’ll get the chance to be up close with the West Indian Manatees that are attracted to the river's freshwater springs. Learn about their natural habitat and watch them swim and feed. Plus find out how to safely interact with the manatees before heading into the water.
Highlights
  • Experience manatees underwater with the use of snorkeling gear
  • Learn about Florida's native wildlife up close
  • Snorkeling equipment and wetsuits are provided
  • Warm drinks are served on board the boat
Important Information
Departure Point
Twin Rivers Marina, 2880 N Seabreeze Point, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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NatureLoverMC wrote a review 26 Mar
Pensacola, Florida2 contributions1 helpful vote
Even though it was warm and the manatees were on the move, Ron and Lauren managed to find a mom and baby manatee for us to be able to swim near. One of the things I enjoyed best was getting to snorkel in Three Sister Springs first thing morning with just our group of 5. These
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Date of experience: March 2020
Jessica B wrote a review 20 Mar
Iowa City, Iowa29 contributions9 helpful votes
Lauren and Captain Ron made sure to find Manatees to watch even though it was very warm for this time of year and the manatees were dispersed. It was cool to see manatees being active. Lauren is a fun guide. The springs are incredibly beautiful.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Kelly P wrote a review 18 Mar
Des Moines, Iowa2 contributions
A wonderful experience. We saw several manatees, including a mom & calf! Ron and Lauren were great and were very personable and patient with us! I will definitely return in the future.
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Travis wrote a review 17 Mar
Orlando, Florida3 contributions
My husband and i did this tour on monday. He is scared of the water but lauren did excellent at re assuring him and have the patience with all of us. Both were very knowledgeable and all though we only saw 1 manatee we still had a blast. Also enjoyed the springs. At the end the
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from CapRon74, Owner at Crystal River Manatee Snorkeling Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you guys so much for the review! Your group was awesome and we had a great time, as well. Thank you also for your business and support during this crazy time. We can't wait to have you back!
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Margarethe Mich... N wrote a review 17 Mar
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Had a fabulous time with Gulf Coast Expeditions. Definitly will use them again!They provided fantastic warm jackets for the boat trip, and were friendly and knowledgeable.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Gulf Coast Expeditions
NatureLoverMC
Pensacola, Florida
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Amazing Nature Experience
Even though it was warm and the manatees were on the move, Ron and Lauren managed to find a mom and baby manatee
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Jessica B
Iowa City, Iowa
249
Excellent Trip
Lauren and Captain Ron made sure to find Manatees to watch even though it was very warm for this time of year and
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Kelly P
Des Moines, Iowa
10
Great snorkeling with manatees!
A wonderful experience. We saw several manatees, including a mom & calf! Ron and Lauren were great and were very
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Lkpeterson19
Crystal River, Florida
20
Had a great time!
Took a 10 am tour and had a great time! It ended up being a private tour with just my sister & me due to
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Travis
Orlando, Florida
30
So Much Fun
My husband and i did this tour on monday. He is scared of the water but lauren did excellent at re assuring him
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Margarethe Mich... N
42
Great experience
Had a fabulous time with Gulf Coast Expeditions. Definitly will use them again!They provided fantastic warm
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Ayren
10
Unique experience
Loved the experience. Lauren was patient and able to answer many questions that we had about the manatees and took
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Connector101833
10
bucket list
Great fun. Ron and Lauren are a plesure and knowlegeable about the manatee and it's habitate. Suggest that you
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Tiffany
10
Spring break
Lauren and Ron were really nice. They were so friendly and funny too! The experience was made even better because
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Erica W
10
Awesome!
Staff was friendly and professional. Manatees were plentiful! A must do! Would recommend this tour to friends.
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