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Address: Crystal River, FL 34429
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+1 352-794-3269
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06:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 17:00
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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US$89.04*
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Premium Houseboat Manatee Swim in Crystal River
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US$275.60*
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Private Manatee Swim in Crystal River

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A must in crystal river

I hear lots of complaints about these tours but this one is great. Captain Broderick goes above and beyond to make your trip enjoyable and is bound and determined to meet some... read more

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Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania
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Englewood, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our boat captain and guide were amazingly wonderful! It was especially nice to have the hot water experience before and after our swim!

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Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I hear lots of complaints about these tours but this one is great. Captain Broderick goes above and beyond to make your trip enjoyable and is bound and determined to meet some manatees while you're out. Boat is pristine and clean. He's got a great sense of humor and is great with kids. Our guide Jamie was equally as good.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a unique and cool experience! We love to travel and enjoy going places where we can have responsible encounters with nature and wildlife - typically out of the country but this was amazing and so close! We were in Orlando for a conference and took one morning to drive to Crystal River for this tour. It was a fantastic... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful place to view the manatee's on a handicap accessible wooden walkway with great views of the pools, channel and river. Watching them move from the river to the pools and seeing the calves with the mothers something that my daughters and I will never forget.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went out with Rob (aka - the "manatee whisperer" - no joke!) and Capt. John T. on Feb 9th to take care of bucket-list items. The whole trip exceeded my expectations. Houseboat was fully enclosed, HEATED and had an onboard bathroom. There was bottled water, hot coffee, hot chocolate and pre-packaged snacks onboard if were were hungry/cold/thirsty. Just as an... More 

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Blountsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had so much fun everyone was so nice and so helpful to two oldies like us. We would love to go back and take our grandkids with us. Such a fun time.

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Statesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain John T and our in-water manatee expert Rob made our experience the absolute best! The boat was terrific but as our 8 year old reminded us... the boat didn't pour the warm water on us or teach us manatee manners- the people did!!! She is so right! The best time to see manatees is when it is pretty chilly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I have a very deep love for manatees. I have dreamed of swimming with them since I was very very young. So we decided to book this tour. AMAZING. We had Broderick as our captain who was full of jokes, songs, poetry, and stories while we were traveling along. Rob was our manatee guru and was the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our semi-private tour (6 pax) with Manatee Fun Tours on Crystal River. We got to come up close with several manatees, and a young 'un as well as a diving bird, the Anhinga, which was truly a unique experience. As we were told before the tour itself, the Manatees are gentle, docile creatures and need to be left... More 

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Middletown, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to book. Great trip! Shop is very well run. Saw lots of manatees on our snorkel boat tour and were lucky enough to have them approach us. Captain Dallas and Emerson were great -very knowledgeable, welcoming and laid back, and they had a lot or respect for the animals and surrounding area. Tips- early trip was worth getting up... More 

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