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Address: Crystal River, FL 34429
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+1 352 794 3269
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06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Manatee Fun Tours is a Private Manatee Tour Only! Snorkel with manatee in...

Manatee Fun Tours is a Private Manatee Tour Only! Snorkel with manatee in Crystal River Fl. This is a private 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 in Crystal River, Fl. 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 5mm wet-suits for added comfort (most kid sizes are 3mm) This is a true private manatee tour with just you and your family. We invite you to take the premium tour and spend the day. We make this an experience of a lifetime. Call or email for a prompt response, We have the coolest boat on the bay! Captain Broderick your "Manatee Fun Tour Guide" If you are using a mobile device visit us at manateefun

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AWESOME ADVENTURE!

I simply can't say enough about this experience! Captain Dallas was helpful with my kids and sensitive to the endangered animals. Wow is all I can say from start to finish! The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
randi b
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Flint, Michigan

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Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I simply can't say enough about this experience! Captain Dallas was helpful with my kids and sensitive to the endangered animals. Wow is all I can say from start to finish! The ladies at the shop were so helpful and seemed to be just as happy about my experience as I was! We had a private boat, which was surprisingly... More 

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Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough about our tour! Captain John and Jessie made sure we had a great experience. My daughter and I had a lot of fun and enjoyed the crews great personalities. They did a great job finding manatees, considering the windy conditions and the very elusive manatees. Jessie found one that was playful and put on a show... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain John and Kat were our hosts today and they made our tour an extremely memorable experience. The weather was hotter than usual for this time of year so I was a little bit worried that we wouldn't see any manatees. I needn't have worried however because Captain John worked his magic and found some manatees. I would highly recommend... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Broderick was great. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the manatees. He was able to teach the little ones on the tour about the animals too. He tried to take us off the beaten path and away from the crowds. We didn't have any luck but ended up finding a nice place close to the crowds but... More 

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Thank Steffiebrooke
Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a semi private tour for our family of 4 (2 adults, 2 college age kids). Our guides were john and kat. We enjoyed every minute and the entire staff at river ventures was friendly and helpful from start to finish. We anchored in a few different locations and swam with manatees each time. Such a great experience floating... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Woke to frost and getting into the water did not appeal. After the intros we joined Captain Broderick at the pontoon. What a trip. He promised us manatees and delivered in spades. Our family had a mother and very inquisitive calf to ourselves and probably had twenty magical minutes together. We went to a second site after people left and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day with Capt Broadrick and he was great. For a group of six people it was less expensive than a group trip. Our young ones enjoyed the day too. Each time they got out of the water, they were greeted with a warm cup of hot chocolate. We were on the manatees for our entire trip so little... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We had a great day in Crystal River swimming with the manatees – -actually it is more like floating with them, but it was great. We saw lots of manatees and got to observe them up close feeding, resting & swimming. We had a great day weather wise, but even so we were a bit chilly after a while. Wetsuits... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Super glad we booked through this company!! Great experience with Captain John and came face to face with several manatees. He was able to tell us all about the region, show us all the off the beaten path manatee hangouts and provide a thoroughly enjoy trip. Thank you Captain John!!!! 5 STARS!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Wow, what can I say? My husband and my tween and I went out last week and it was absolutely incredible. I'm so glad I went with Manatee Fun rather than one of the other tours because the fact that it was private made all the difference to my family. I saw other boats out there and they've got tons... More 

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