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Nature Coast Manatee Tours

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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 18 April 2018
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
via mobile
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 15 March 2018
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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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5424 S Cherokee Way, Homosassa, FL 34448-2042
+1 352-396-7525
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I took my family out for what was supposed to be a nice manatee tour, but instead we got to dock captain jake was over 15 mins late and the boat looked like it was at least 40 years old without updates the railings were...More

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NatureCoast M, Owner at Nature Coast Manatee Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I apologise for the captain being late. I'm not sure what the situation was that causes that but it is not normal. We are in the process of updating our boats. One was out being redone and we had not been able to refurbish the...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Prompt booking, response and on time departure.Driver a delight. Dante was talkative and attentive.But and there always is a but: the boat was very tired and very in need of a cleaning and repair. All surfaces were chalked and dirty. The safety strips for traction...More

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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

1  Thank gailze1
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

1  Thank Ljpgaro
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

1  Thank Sarah Y
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

1  Thank andydrachenberg
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

1  Thank Douglas C
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

2  Thank ljohnson150
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

1  Thank Brianne K
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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