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Manatee swim and snorkel Guided Crystal River Tour

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Start your manatee tour at the most interesting place in the world, American Pro Diving Center in Crystal River, Florida.

Arrive just minutes before your reserved tour time where you will find one of the finest five star PADI dive and snorkel facilities. Our friendly staff guides you and your family thru check in, gear up and a presentation on how to behave around manatees. Follow the in water guides on a short drive to the docks where there is plenty of parking. This manatee adventure is by boat on the spring fed waters of Crystal River where sea-sickness is never an issue. Experience the manatee water world either by snorkel or as a boat rider. Fun for the whole family.

After returning to the docks follow the guides back to American Pro Diving Center to return gear, change into dry clothes, shop for souvenirs and watch your trip on the big screen TV. Great memories last a lifetime!
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Important Information
Departure Point
American Pro Diving Center
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Use of equipment (mask, fins, snorkel gear and wet suit)
  • Beverages (hot chocolate wint)
  • Professional in water guide.
  • US Coast Guard certified captain.
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks.
  • Flash drive (available to purchase)
  • Five dollar marina parking fee.
  • Towel and swimsuit.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wetsuits are available in all sizes from toddlers (2 years old and up) to adults up to 5X
  • Use of full 3mm wetsuits (for extra warmth), mask, fins and snorkel
  • Arrive at our center before your reserved tour time
  • Please have your swimsuit on underneath your clothes for a quicker check-in
  • Don’t forget your towel and a smile
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did both the manatee and Rainbow river snorkeling tours. They are super informative about everything. We went with Tom and he was an excellent guide for both. Got up close to the manatees without disturbing them and the rainbow river was just beautiful. Would...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Heath S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our own wet suits and snorkelling masks, but the kit they can provide is spot on. The guides were fantastic at finding the manatee and the final manatee was huge. We found out so much more about these lovely creatures on this tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FloridaCultureLover
American_Pro_Diving, Manager at American Pro Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are so glad to hear you have found a new understanding and love for our resident gentle giants! Cant wait to see you next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tom and Jerry took us out to see manatees. We saw 4 while we were out and got to see them and take some pictures. We spent most of our time with a mother and calf. It was nap time for the manatees so we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank B5942RLjohnb
American_Pro_Diving, Manager at American Pro Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you ! Cant wait to see you once again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience. The shop is easy to find with tons of parking. The staff is friendly and extremely helpful. Tom was a great tour guide and very knowledgeable, as was Jerry our dry captain. We did the Crystal River manatee snorkel and saw 9, including...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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American_Pro_Diving, Manager at American Pro Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

9 Manatees!! That is just amazing. Glad you had such a good time on both tours. Thank you for your business we are looking forward to your return.

Reviewed 8 August 2019

We went to snorkel with manatees and were accompanied by Ally and Tom (as our guides/captain.) We swam with the manatees and Ally and Tom made sure everyone in our group treated the animals with respect. They explained everything about snorkling, the manatees and all...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank imke v
American_Pro_Diving, Manager at American Pro Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2019

Hello, We strive to educate and teach conservation on every outing for these beautiful animals.We are so glad you had a great time with us! Hope to see you all again.

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