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Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center

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Visit us to snorkel with the newly, down listed, threatened, Florida Manatee. Come visit our new Gift Shop and check-in location, located in "Old Homosassa Florida" There is no experience like it. We offer 3 to 6 hour swimming with manatee tours, in...more
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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448-3825
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We Turned up on homosassa springs intending to visit the wildlife centre but decided that we actually wanted to swim with the manatee. A quick google search and found this company. Turned up and were welcomed by our hosts who happily put on an extra...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this company due to the personal touch and VIP tours they offer. My Mother and I had a fantastic time from the training to the boat ride down the Homosassa river to the magic of swimming with the Manatees. We loved our captain...More

Thank Melissa D
manateewoman, Owner at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Melissa, for this amazing review! We are so happy that you had such a great time seeing the manatees, and learning about them! Thank you for choosing us for your manatee swim, and we are certainly looking forward to having you visit again...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018

Captain Chris was awesome. We took our 2 children 14 & 11. Captain Chris was very knowledgeable & caring regarding the Manatees. Once in a lifetime experience. We would recommend to everyone!More

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manateewoman, Owner at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you Nicole and family, and thanks for your 5 star review! Thank you also for your recommendation to everyone, we could not ask for a better compliment! We are happy that your family, along with Capt. Chris had a great day with the manatees....More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Refreshing cool water snorkeling with up close encounters with Manatees! Summer time meant fewer of them but still had several to swim up to. Captain Chris gave a great tour. Will definitely come back in the winter to see more Manatees.More

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manateewoman, Owner at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your great review! Captain Chris is a very knowledgeable guise, and we are all very happy that you have enjoyed yourselves and the manatees this summer. As a reminder, scallop season is upon us, July 1 - Sept 24, 2018. If you...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

These guides know what they are doing and they do it well. They care so much for the manatees. The experience was so down to earth and peaceful. Other places are so commercial and throw you on top of these mammals but these guides like...More

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manateewoman, Manager at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thanks for the awesome review, Kylie! We all love our job and take great pleasure in hearing that you've enjoyed the experience as much as we do! Frank and Gene are a HOOT to be around and make the whole trip even more enjoyable. Don't...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Capt. Ron found us the most sociable manatees in the spring area. They came right up to the boat, let us pet their backs and their bellies and seemed just as fascinated by us as we were of them. Then Ron brought us to an...More

Thank Marie_4Ottos
manateewoman, Manager at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

We're so happy to hear that you had a great experience with Captain Ron! We as a company love to hear that our customers have had a time they will always remember! Weekends do get rather busy on the river with the warmer weather our...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

I’m from St Pete and had a friend visiting from New Orleans. We drove up for the 11:30 tour with Captain Ron. He was friendly, knowledgeable and knew just where to go to make sure we saw as many manatees as possible! We had amazing...More

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manateewoman, Owner at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Hello! Thank you for your great review! We are very happy that you had a wonderful time and enjoyed the manatees, and that Captain Ron took good care of you. It is always a pleasure to take our guests to see the manatees, as it...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Captain traci and her team lived up to all her xcellent reviews. Taking a very late booking, but making it happen perfectly, made an excellent end and overall highlight to our three week Florida trip. And so much respect and care for animals and their...More

Thank Jim G
manateewoman, Owner at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hello Jim and family, and thank you for your review. We did have a great day, I am so happy that i was able to take all of you to see the manatees! It was a pleasure to share the day with all of you,...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We booked a manatee and dolphin tour for our family. We had a party of six so we made up our own group. Captain Tracy (or O Captain My Captain) was very knowledgeable about the manatees, dolphins, other wildlife and the area itself. She was...More

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manateewoman, Owner at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you Jenn and family for the wonderful review. I am thankful for the nice review, and so happy that you enjoyed yourselves and seeing the manatees and dolphins. I really was a great day, I had fun too. Best Wishes Capt. Traci

Reviewed 2 April 2018

I had a fantastic time on our manatee snorkeling trip last week. I did a lot of research before selecting this company, and I'm so glad I made the choice I did. For the same price as all the other companies, we were on a...More

Thank Alison W
manateewoman, Owner at Homosassa Manatee Snorkeling Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi Alison and family! Thank you very much for your great review, we are so glad that you enjoyed Captain Laci as well as your tour and seeing and swimming with the manatees. Captain Laci is a wonderful asset to our company and we value...More

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