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Manatee Fun Tours

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498 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429-4718
+1 352-794-3269
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Manatee Fun Tours offers Private and Semi-Private Manatee Tours Only! Snorkel with manatee in Crystal River Fl. This is a privately owned company who will put your fun experiences first. We offer A Big Fun Manatee Tour on an enclosed house style boat. Snorkel and Swim with manatee, then relax in an enclosed cabin which is warmer and more comfortable than an open pontoon or a curtain sided boat. You will still get a bit chilly, but you won't freeze. We also use 3-5mm wet-suits for added comfort This is a true private manatee tour for just you and your family. We also have a premium tour option and see manatees in luxury! We make this an experience of a lifetime no matter which tour you choose. Call or email for a prompt response, We have the coolest boat on the bay!
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
498 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429-4718
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+1 352-794-3269
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US$90 per adult
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US$276 per adult
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"captain broderick"
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"private tour"
in 113 reviews
"enclosed boat"
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"warm water"
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"wet suits"
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"manatee experience"
in 26 reviews
"a great experience"
in 33 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 15 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
in 13 reviews
"great sense of humor"
in 9 reviews
"bucket list"
in 23 reviews
"special experience"
in 7 reviews
"off season"
in 19 reviews
"awesome tour"
in 8 reviews
"swim with manatees"
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"wonderful trip"
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"gentle creatures"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Broderick and Tom were an excellent team who were thoroughly enjoyable on the trip . They are very knowledgeable and respectful of the mantees as well as respectful to others out on other boats. Tom took amazing photographs that we really appreciate. I highly...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We took a tour with Broderick and Phil. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. All around great experience!!! Definitely going back next year and requesting these two again. Very informative and fun!!

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I still can't get over how big amd and docile these beautiful creatures are. It really is an amazing experience! It's worth getting up early and driving up from Orlando. Broderick (our captain) and Phil (water guide and photographer) were knowledgable as well as loads...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This was the very best birthday!!! Captain Broderick was knowledgeable, pleasant and a great guide. I really can’t say enough about River Ventures, this was my second visit and it just gets better every time.

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twinn2016
12 March 2017|
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Response from RiverVentures | Property representative |
Thank you for writing and we would love to have you! Yes, June is a tough time to find manatee in the area, but we almost always see at least a few. As long as you have realistic expectations you will have a wonderful time... More
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rittyree
18 February 2017|
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Response from Erin E | Property representative |
Manatee Season is technically November 15 - March 31st, but since the manatees in our area are wild animals they come and go as they please! So we never really know how many will be where at what time. In general, the... More
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elfredo13
5 February 2016|
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Response from morefun2017 | Property representative |
Thank you so much for writing and I would recommend that you check out our webpage for availability and descriptions of our boats and tours. Prices are also clearly marked.
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