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Address: 707 N Citrus Avenue, Suite A, Crystal River, FL
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+1 352-795-5650
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 17:00

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Amazing Experience, Highlight of Our Trip!

Hands down, the highlight of our trip. My husband and I booked a tour on a Friday morning, we got lucky and were the only ones that booked that day which was great, though I'm... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Casey_Lynne1017
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Poughkeepsie, New York

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hands down, the highlight of our trip. My husband and I booked a tour on a Friday morning, we got lucky and were the only ones that booked that day which was great, though I'm sure it is still an amazing experience with more than just your family/friends. Matt and Sue were amazing! Sue was very welcoming and pleasant to... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely Fantastic Day with Matt on the St. Martins Marsh Back Country Private Kayak Tour. Meet up with Sue and Matt at the shop and the Eddyline kayaks were loaded and ready to head to the back country. Aardvark carries a wide variety of Eddylines and you can pick your yak prior to the trip. Off on the water in... More 

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Bidwell, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are a number of companies in the area that offer to put you on a boat and show you manatees. However if you really want an up close experience it would be best to rent a kayak from these folks. This allows you to paddle along with the manatees and provides a far more intimate experience. Also you can... More 

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Thank jolaottinger
Appleton, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an awesome experience. Matt is very knowledgeable of the ecosystem and shares his knowledge in a friendly environment and will dive into any topic to the depth you desire to learn. The kayaks were nice quality. This outing is highly recommended; well worth the extra cost of just renting kayaks on your own!

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Shelby, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This was the epitomy of what we were looking for.....courteous, knowledgable people concerned with the environment and very; eager to share the Florida Manatee with us. Private tour well worth it. All questions answered courteously and completely. Very nic folks....well worth the money. No swimming, no touching but that was fine with Manatee poop floating around. The animals were plentiful... More 

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Thank loyclark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Matt was extremely knowledgeable and answered even our most detailed questions. Top quality kayaks made for an great journey through the three sisters channels. I have a new found respect and understanding for the manatees. Aardvark is truly committed to creating a better planet for all creatures. This tour was awesome!

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Thank Brian H
PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had a wonderful time with Matt. He was very knowable about local fauna & flora. Our girls say it was the best part of the trip. Saw a ton of manatees, birds, & dolphins. Matt is a fantastic guide. Looking forward to doing it again soon.

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Thank PSULeo4
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Our tour guide was great and we saw many manatees and actually were lucky enough to see some dolphins! The poor part of the experience was when we were greeted at the kayak store. We got there at 8:32, we were supposed to be there at 8:30, and the person who greeted us was very condescending telling us if we... More 

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Management response:

I am glad you enjoyed the tour and got to see manatees and dolphins as a bonus. I'm sorry that your experience at check in negated that. We do offer private tours that allow for more a leisurely approach where we are not impacting other customers schedules. I'm sorry the parking fee issue was not clearly explained. A single $5... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The staff was really friendly and knowledgeable. Helped us plan our day stand up Paddleboarding and also showed us where some manatee hotspots were. They had really good prices on the rentals.

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Hopkinton, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This adventure was a birthday gift from my daughter, but I am sure she chose this activity because she loves to kayak and wanted to see manatees up close without infringing on their space. We arrived at the store and Sue took care of checking us in and explaining what the day would be like. We followed her to the... More 

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