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Manatee Snorkeling Tour - VIP provided by Fun 2 Dive Manatee Tours

Manatee Snorkeling Tour - VIP

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VIP tours run daily at 7:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 1:30 PM. An experience of a lifetime awaits you on this exciting 3 hour snorkeling tour to Swim with Manatees in their natural habitat. Located just 1.5 hours from the attractions area of Orlando, the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge is the only place in the U.S. where you can experience the manatees up close and face to face. On this Luxury VIP Manatee Snorkel Tour, you will enjoy the benefits of a small group along with a super luxurious boat ride complete with light snacks and beverages. If you are looking for ultimate comfort and a intimate small group size, this is the experience for you.
Important Information
Departure Point
135 NE 3rd St, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All snorkeling gear - Mask, snorkel, and wetsuit.
  • Light snacks and beverages.
  • Ultra Luxury Bennington GSR25 Pontoon boat (Fully enclosed during the winter months)
  • In-Water Guide
  • Small Groups (No cattle boats)
  • Scenic boat ride to the springs.
  • Professional licensed and drug tested captains and guides.
  • Full service tour facility with gift shop.
  • Commitment to provide you with a 5 star exprience of a lifetime.
  • Climate controlled changing rooms.
  • Free Parking
  • Pictures Available (additional fee)
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Gratuities for captains and guides (If desired)
  • Bathing suit and towel.
  • Sweatshirt or Jacket (During winter months)
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pricing is the same for children and adults, all persons going on tour must have a ticket regrdless of age.
  • Children 3 years old and up are welcome with paid ticket.
  • Children under the age of 3 are welcome on private trips (call for private trip pricing)
  • Wetsuits available in sizes from 3 toddler to adult 4X.
  • All manatee tours are 3 hours in duration.
  • Kayaks and Paddle Boards available for rent before or after your tour.
  • Photo packages of your manatee experience available for purchase after your tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Flam1ngo wrote a review 2 Jul
Omaha, Nebraska4 contributions
Manatee snorkeling tour was amazing! Captain Hunter took all of 7 min to find manatees to snorkel with. And not just one, a mother and her baby! Will definitely go back and do this again!
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Response from Fun2DiveManatees, Owner at Manatee Snorkeling Tour - VIP
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for your review! Capt Hunter knows manatees! We're happy to be a part of your Bucket List.
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David wrote a review Jun 2020
Port Saint Lucie, Florida3 contributions
Capt. Hunter and Jake were great. Made the trip very special. Great experience. We had a wonderful time and will be going back to Fun2dive next trip.
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Trish R wrote a review Jun 2020
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They were professional, fun, and led you s straight to several manatees. They told us exactly what to do to safely interact with the manatees (for their safety not ours) it was an experience of a lifetime and totally made my whole trip. Call for reservations!!! We did not and
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Date of experience: June 2020
Jason R wrote a review Jun 2020
3 contributions
Wonderful Tour, we will be adding it to one of our regular trips. Very professional run operation and Ryan & Bree Our guides really made the time for us and we felt comfortable as if they were friends on a trip with us and they were as excited as we were at the sights. Top
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Jess Miller wrote a review Jun 2020
6 contributions
The entire trip was praise worthy! Our guide, Dani, and Captain Ryan were the absolute best! They went above and beyond anything we could have expected.. they went out of their way to make sure that all of the kids (and parents) were included. We learned a lot and left with
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Date of experience: June 2020
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By: Fun 2 Dive Manatee Tours
Awesome experience!
Awesome experience! The only place in the world you can swim with Manatees! Of the 5 or 6 tour groups to choose f
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Swimming with Manatees!
This was a super fun experience! My fiance and I love to look for manatees in the canals and bays near Tampa but n
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Awesome experience
My boyfriend and I did the semi private snorkel tour and we LOVED it. Our guide and captain were great and really k
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Manatee Classic tour
A wonderful tour! Highly recommend guide Danny and Captain Ryan...both are very knowledgeable and made the experien
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Wonderful Experience
We have wanted to see manatees for so long. Then, with a little research, I found Fun 2 Dive, which would not only
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We went on 7/3/2020, Dani was our guide and Capt. Hunter took us to find the manatees. They were both so extremely
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Scalloping opening day with Captain Pete
Fun 2 Dive Scalloping tour was amazing! We had the best time. Highly recommend Captain Pete, he was knowledgeable a
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Amazing trip
We had the best day celebrating our daughter’s 21st birthday! Captain Doug and our guide Lucas were spectacular!
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Amazing manatee and snorkel experience
This was a fantastic experience for our family. We saw several manatees up close, but also lots of other fish and
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Amazing experience
Definitely recommend the 7:30 am tour- not many people out on the water. We opted for the “luxury” private tour a
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Manatee swim tour
We took our granddaughters to swim with the manatees in Crystal River. By far one of the best experiences we’ve had
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This was an amazing experience for our family. Hunter and Jake was great. Very knowledgeable about the area and w
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Kelly and Tanner are the best!!!!
Myself, my husband and my 16 year old daughter went out with Kelly and Tanner and let me tell you they gave the bes
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Because they made us feel comfortable they helped make this a memorable trip.
The ability to swim up close with the manatee. Jake, our guide was very friendly and informative. Between him and H
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Amazing Tour
Best time EVER!! Ryan and Kelly were awesome!!! They were so knowledgeable and funny. They made a great team. I’m s
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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