from all around the world come to snorkel with manatees in
Crystal River. For just $45.00, all gear is included, mask,
snorkel, fins and wetsuit. You will embark on one of our
covered, U. S. Coast Guard inspected boats for the most
amazing in water experience; to swim with the manatees. Our in
water guides, all U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains, will
take you into the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge to
the best locations for viewing and snorkeling with these
friendly, curious and slow moving and gentle giants.
you arrive at our tour center, coffee and hot chocolate are available for you complimentary. We will
watch a brief video about the manatees, go over the rules of
swimming with the manatees, and insure that you receive the
proper information how to interact in a manner that is fun for
both you and the Florida Manatees. We then fit you for a
wetsuit to prepare you for your snorkeling adventure. We have
wetsuits of all sizes from toddler (2 years old and up) to
adult 5X. Our swim with the manatee tours are conducted daily
year round. Please call or book online to reserve your seats
today. We do accept walk-ins upon availability but
reservations are highly suggested to insure availability.
offer two manatee swim tour times daily in the warmer months
and 3 in the colder months. Early morning hours are always the
best time to swim with the manatees. These times are scheduled
for maximum interactions. All tours are approximately 3 hours
from the time you board the boat until it returns. Our "in
water" tour guides will photograph the highlights of your
entire manatee swim tour from start to finish, both above and
below the water. Upon returning to our manatee tour center, a
high-resolution picture CD containing images from your manatee
tour will be available for you to purchase if desired.
DAILY TOUR TIMES
Please arrive at least 5 – 10 minutes prior to your starting
to allow time to check in.
6:15 am Year Round
9:15 am Year Round
Before you arrive to our Manatee Tour Center:
Have your bathing suits on under your clothing for a quick
change into your wetsuit. Be sure and bring a towel. You are
more than welcome to bring a small bag on board the boat to
put your belongings in. You may change on the boat after your
tour is over for the ten minute ride back to the dock or you
may change back at our tour center.
Crystal River Manatee Tours Conducted 7 Days a Week Year Around!
(Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas)
Reservations in advance are highly recommended.
Call or Click the Link below to Book Your Tour Today!
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Manatee Tour Center
498 S.E. Kings Bay Drive
Crystal River, FL 34429
Toll Free: 1-877-581-8401