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Snorkel With The Manatees

#2 of 25 Tours in Homosassa Features Animals
10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448
+1 352-257-8687
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Snorkleling with Manatees

Captain Ron took us on a wonderful adventure. He was very knowledgeable about the wildlife we were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
chinesebabymom1
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Chicago, Illinois
Great Experience

We had a great time on our first ever snorkel with manatees experience. The staff was very friendly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
HeadHeathen
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Heath, Ohio
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Thank you for reading our reviews. We are pleased to anounce our Brand New Check in location and gift shop. Please update your GPS for our new address. Our prices are the best in Citrus County, visit our website and compare. We are located on the West Coast of Florida , just minutes from the Homosassa State Wildlife Park. A short drive from Kissimmee Fl (Orlando) and Tampa Bay/Clear Water area. We offer one of the coolest wildlife encounters, "To Snorkel With Manatees". Our guides are friendly and very helpful with over 17 years of guiding families to interact with manatees. We offer many different Eco and Dolphin Tours that are just perfect for a day of fun in the sun. Book your Manatee Tour with our friendly staff and professional guides on our limited seating boats, we only allow 6 passengers on our River Boats, this gives you more time and room to enjoy your excursion. We look forward to meeting you and your families Captain Gene
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448
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Reviewed yesterday

Captain Ron took us on a wonderful adventure. He was very knowledgeable about the wildlife we were passing. We did a little snorkeling in some clear and chilly waters. After almost 2 1/2 hours we were unable to find a manatee..it is the off season...BUT...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time on our first ever snorkel with manatees experience. The staff was very friendly and welcoming, and Captain Greg was a great guy to hang out with for the day. He was very knowledgeable about the river and local habitat, and...More

Thank HeadHeathen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time snorkeling with the manatees. The visibilty in the springs was great, but the manatees weren't in this area. Captain Greg then took us to another area where we saw manatees and a porpoise. The visibility was not as good here,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After watching an informative video and picking out my 8yr old sons wet suit we set out on the morning manatee tour. Capt Ron was friendly and knowledgeable and was clear at the beginning that although he would try very hard to find manatees, it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so impressed with the Snorkel With The Manatees establishment! We came down to visit family and decided 2 days prior to book our Mini Private Manatee Tour. We were welcomed as soon as we entered their establishment, and their Captain Ron gave us...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Ron was great! * helpful info on how to have successful interactions before leaving. * gave us option of using wetsuits * allowed time for swimming to get cooled off and practice with snorkeling * knew best places to look for resident manatees *...More

Thank Jeanine J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Greg did a fantastic job! This was my birthday gift and he went above and beyond to find "our manatee". I so appreciate the great job he did and his patience! I was both terrified and exhilarated to be in the water with such...More

Thank Kasey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time with the boat ride and in the water time Captain Gene was awesome and kept us busy and filled us in on all the information about the area

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Greg was a sociable wealth of knowledge. Looking for manatees on a hot June day in this populated area wasn't destined to be successful, but the whole trip was a blast for our kids. There's plenty of time for snorkeling in the crystal clear...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Captain Ron was nice enough, the tour was not. We spent 3 hours in 80+ degree Florida weather in a wet suit. We never got to get in the water. We saw one manatee who was on the move. We didn't get to swim with...More

Thank Morgan E
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello and thank you for this review. There is lot of good information listed above that I would like to talk about. I would like to apologize that we or the manatees did not meet up to your expectations. We are the only Manatee tour...More

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alaskan_skies
22 April 2017|
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Response from parkit88 | Property representative |
During our snorkeling tours, we give everyone a pool noodle, regardless of age or swimming ability. So you don't even need to know how to swim, because you will be floating on the noodle. For ages 6 and under, we also... More
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mhar0527
20 April 2017|
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Response from parkit88 | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. There are manatees here all year, you will not see as many as during the winter months, but we do tours all year, and we do see them. One thing we do offer a rain check, so that if for... More
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tngirl37620
9 January 2017|
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Response from CaptainTraci | Property representative |
We rent the cameras at our location. The digital rental is $20, and requires an SD card. Thank you Capt. Traci
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