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Snorkel With The Manatees

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Pictures do not do justice to this wonderful encounter (pics below taken on phone and without... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarah M
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Captain Ron is the best!

We visited during the off season but Captain Ron located 3 manatees and really got us up close... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Kevin S
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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448-3825
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pictures do not do justice to this wonderful encounter (pics below taken on phone and without zoom). Capt Laci took us to about 8 dolphins who were in a calm wake free area with no other dolphin boats. Our boat was comfortable and low to...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We visited during the off season but Captain Ron located 3 manatees and really got us up close. Very knowledgeable not only regarding manatees, but all wildlife in the area. Hope to come back during the peak season! Highly recommend Captain Ron!More

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Ron really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. 🐬👀🚢 The warmer months can be a little tough,...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Even though we went off season, Captain Ron was determined and knowledgeable and was able to find a manatee for us to follow. Planning to return when the season is right and will certainly call on this company! Cute and sweetest spot!More

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Ron really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. Determination is our specialty. The warmer months can be...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

I have all boys (9-21) who love nature and water. We try and plan different, fun things to do that will interest all. This year, we snorkeled with the Manatees and loved it!! It was very personable. There were 4 family members and we had...More

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Chris really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. LOL yes, we love our shop, it is a...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Our family went in mid-July in the morning@ 8 am. While early it was great weather DJs it. The shop had a little video to watch which was informative and Lacy was great. We went with captain Chris and he was knowledgeable and got us...More

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Chris really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. LOL yes, we love our shop, it is a...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

We took a two-day package with this company and it was awesome! Day 1 was snorkeling with the manatees in the morning and a dolphin tour in the afternoon. We had Captain Chris in the morning and we had trouble finding manatees due to the...More

Thank Cassandra T
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Chris really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. Captain Laci really enjoys the Dolphin tours, however the...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Had a great trip with Captain Ron. We ended up swimming with 5 manatees which was more than I was expecting since it is Summer. Would recommend this trip to anyone. I hope to do again during the Winter when there are many more manatees...More

1  Thank ostendorfe
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Ron really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. LOL yes, we love our shop, it is a...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Ron was a good boat captain While we only were able to swim With one manatee, it was still enjoyable. We will have to visit during manatee season next time. Captain Ron found spots where we could view these awesome creatures, but we weren’t lucky...More

Thank Melissa O
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Ron really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. Not only do we get to see manatees, but...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is the way to go if you want to experience the beauty of these gentle manatees! Not crazy with so many people on one boat. Captain Tracey was full of knowledge and made our outing so special for my daughter and I. She was...More

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parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Traci really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. Master Captain Traci is an awesome Captain and Manatee...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Our experience was fantastic. The office was easy to find. The staff were friendly. The required briefing was informative and helpful, not boring.The wetsuits and snorkel equipment were relatively comfortable and fit well. Captain Ron was very knowledgeable about the majestic creatures and their habits....More

Thank Rebecca K
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this review. We take enormous pride in our tours, plus sharing this wonderful encounter is truly a passion of ours. Captain Ron really enjoys introducing the Manatees to any an all. LOL yes, we love our shop, it is a...More

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Jacqueline Q
20 June 2018|
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Response from CaptainTraci | Property representative |
Please call us at 352-257-8697 and we will give you a reservation number, so you can book online. Thank you
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Apeebuns
13 March 2018|
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Response from parkit88 | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for your question. Yes the prices are the same for all riders, we do not charge for participation but the seats on the boat, USCG regulations. It is up to each person of what they want to do, swim or... More
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momX3girls
12 October 2017|
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Response from xyzGeorgia | Reviewed this property |
A manatee tour would be a great experience for your daughter, especially that time of the year. But i urge you to do so with any other company than Snorkel with the Manatees. I found Captain Gene to be very disrepectful... More
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