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Nature Coast Manatee Tours

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5424 S Cherokee Way, Homosassa, FL 34448-2042
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Private Manatee Tour

Wonderful time. Had an early morning swim with beautiful weather, lots of manatees, and no other... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
gailze1
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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BEST DAY EVER- thank you Dante!

My 19 yr old daughter and I booked a private 12:00 tour. We had an absolutely incredible afternoon... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
Ljpgaro
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Nature Coast Manatee Tours offers manatee swim interaction tours on Florida's Nature Coast. All tours include all gear. The tours last 3-4 Hours in Duration. please google Nature Coast Manatee Tours for more details!
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  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5424 S Cherokee Way, Homosassa, FL 34448-2042
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"captain jake"
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"nature coast"
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"continental breakfast"
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"private tour"
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"manatee tour"
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"snorkels and masks"
in 3 reviews
"house boat"
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"wet suits"
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"his son"
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"clear instructions"
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"groupon rate"
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"provided hot"
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"beautiful morning"
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"face mask"
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"wonderful experience"
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful time. Had an early morning swim with beautiful weather, lots of manatees, and no other boats around. Captain Dante was the best. Scoped out the area to encounter a least a dozen manatees and a family of 4 with a very small baby. One...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

My 19 yr old daughter and I booked a private 12:00 tour. We had an absolutely incredible afternoon! Our boat captain, Dante, made the experience so fun and educational. He shared tons of amazing facts about manatees and the local wildlife. His knowledge and enthusiasm...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful morning for a private early morning manatee tour/swim. Swam with lots of manatees even though it’s been a warm few weeks. The cold front brought them back! Our guide Dante was great-prompt and very knowledgeable. We appreciated the warm hot chocolate,...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We had a family of 8 for a private tour, so we had to book two boats. We had a fantastic time! Dante drove the boat I was in. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. He was fantastic with our two younger daughters who were...More

Thank Sarah Y
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

When researching manatee attractions in the area, this company's offer of 4 hours on 2 6-person house boats for $450 (including lunch and snorkeling equipment) sounded too good to be true. Turns out it was because they cancelled on us 20 hours before our tour....More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The houseboat with the captain and Larry, our guide, was waiting for us when we arrived (three of us) at the dock. The boat was comfortable, had a bathroom (needed a little TLC) and Larry began explaining about manatees as we got underway. When we...More

Thank Douglas C
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I booked online and called them to book an excursion with them on December 24th for December 30th. I was taking my grandson down to Florida from Connecticut for his 15th birthday. They charged my credit card immediately and sent me a email confirmation for...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We got two flat tires on the way and could not make our scheduled time, I contacted them and they were so willing to reschedule our trip for the very next day even! Our vacation was saved! We had a fabulous experience and Dante made...More

Thank Brianne K
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NatureCoast M, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you four your kind review. I am so glad we were able to help you out when your tires went flat. We always want to be as accomodating as possible. We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Terrible customer service! I got an email the night before we were suppose to go scalloping saying that due to the weather they had to cancel. When I called back for a refund I got sent to voicemail (they screen their calls). I called several...More

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NatureCoast M, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Hello, Thank you for leaving a review. Customer safety is #1 priority we will never go out in thunderstorms to assure your safety. Our cancellation policy is clearly posted on the website. Cancellation policy is also in EVERY email correspondence that we send out. So...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

I had purchased a Groupon for the semi-private tour and the office staff were very helpful in getting me scheduled, even after a couple of snafus. They were fantastic with tour reminders both by emails and text and on the day of the tour my...More

1  Thank Leila R
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NatureCoast M, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. Im so glad to hear you had such an amazing encounter. We try our best to provide excellent customer service and be as accomodating as we possibly can. We hope you will someday come to see us again. Have...More

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