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Crystal River Manatee Swim in Kings Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Crystal River Manatee Swim in Kings Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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Get to know central Florida’s endangered manatees on this boat tour. Swim and snorkel with these gentle giants at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, located in King’s Bay in the town of Crystal River — well known as the home of the manatee. Photos above and below the water will be taken throughout the tour and can be purchased afterward, if desired. Use of a mask, snorkel gear and wet suit, plus fees and beverages are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.16
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$74.16
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Small-Group Swim with Manatees Adventure

Small-Group Swim with Manatees Adventure

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Get up close to Florida’s manatees on this small-group snorkeling adventure. With an expert guide leading the way, swim alongside these gentle giants in Kings Bay. All tours include a full wetsuit, mask, snorkel, towel service, heated changing facilities, and hot showers. Photos and video of your excursion are available for purchase.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.60
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$63.60
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Swim with the Manatees Includes In-Water Guide and Photographer

Swim with the Manatees Includes In-Water Guide and Photographer

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Snorkel with manatees in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, and get an up-close, underwater view of the unique marine mammals. Since each boat is limited to six passengers, you’ll enjoy personalized assistance as you snorkel through clear water where manatees eat and swim. A provided wetsuit helps ensure you’re comfortable throughout the experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.00
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$66.00

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Crystal River Manatee Snorkeling Tour with a Professional Guide

Crystal River Manatee Snorkeling Tour with a Professional Guide

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Snorkel with manatees in the Crystal River on a wildlife tour that gets you close to the West Indian Manatees that flock to the Crystal River's many freshwater springs. Learn about the remarkable manatees and the ecosystem they depend on, then slip into the water to see the manatees as they swim and feed. Wetsuits and all snorkeling equipment are included in this Crystal River manatee tour, with warm drinks served on board the boat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Gulf of Mexico Airboat Ride and Dolphin Quest from Homosassa

Gulf of Mexico Airboat Ride and Dolphin Quest from Homosassa

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Take a 1-hour airboat ride through the waters of the Gulf of Mexico on this tour from Homosassa. You'll zoom through estuaries and backwaters, looking for dolphins as you go. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.84
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$67.84
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Clear Kayak Tour of Crystal River

Clear Kayak Tour of Crystal River

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We offer guided tours and get an amazing chance to see them right under your kayak in our 100% CLEAR kayaks!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.34
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Kings Bay Scenic Cruise from Crystal River

Kings Bay Scenic Cruise from Crystal River

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Explore Kings Bay in a relaxing way on a scenic cruise. Sail around the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge and look for local wildlife as your captain shares the history of the area. Manatees, dolphins, otters, and turtles are often spotted in the area. The boat is fully covered for protection from sun and rain.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.90
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$15.90
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Manatee Snorkeling Tours

Manatee Snorkeling Tours

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Swim with manatees on this nature-focused Crystal River tour. Appreciate these majestic animals in their natural habitat, under the watchful eye of an in-the-water guide who strives to ensure safe and respectful interactions between human and manatee at all times. Tours include snorkeling gear at no additional cost, and professional underwater photos are available for purchase after the tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.62
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Spectacular Scenic Safari Airboat Adventure from Homosassa

Spectacular Scenic Safari Airboat Adventure from Homosassa

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Zip through the canals and backwaters of Homosassa on this airboat ride. Hold on to your seat as you take in views of Battle Creek, Sam’s Bayou, Salt River, Shriver's Bay, and the Little Homosassa, before returning to the dock. Keep an eye out for local wildlife such as dolphins, manatees, and maybe even a gator.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.94
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$51.94
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Guided Kayak Eco-Tour of Crystal River

Guided Kayak Eco-Tour of Crystal River

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Join us on a journey through the beautiful waters of our 640 acre King's Bay. Throughout the expedition, you will have the opportunity to view the beautiful nature and wildlife that we are known for including over 70 freshwater springs including the best spring, which is Three Sister Springs. You will have the opportunity to possibly view dolphins, manatees, pelicans, tarpon, turtles, otters, and many more of the local wildlife.  There will be plenty of chances to take pictures on our guided tours and a picture package will be available for purchase at the end of your tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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4 Hour Single Kayak Rental In Crystal River

4 Hour Single Kayak Rental In Crystal River

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We have the newest rental equipment in Crystal River with top-notch customer service. Our kayaks are Crescent Kayaks, which are top-rated for stability and very easy to paddle as well.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Swim With Manatees Tour in Crystal River

Swim With Manatees Tour in Crystal River

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Our three hour guided "Swim With the Manatees" tour is our number one attraction. You will get to experience manatees up close and personal and your tour with us is limited to 10 visitors maximum. It is a very private experience with our local manatees that you will never forget. We have top of the line equipment and our guides are locals who know our waters very well so you can spot several manatees. You will learn the right way to interact with these amazing animals through passive observation and learn all about our ecosystem here in Crystal River. Book now and pay later with no cancellation fees ever.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
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SCUBA Diving Lesson in Crystal River (Rainbow River Dive)

SCUBA Diving Lesson in Crystal River (Rainbow River Dive)

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You will find out what it is like to breathe underwater.  Your Divemaster/Instructor will teach you the basics of SCUBA equipment and use. You will then get to experience SCUBA diving in crystal clear Rainbow River for your first dive. All of your SCUBA equipment is included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.26
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Chassahowitzka River Kayak Tour

Chassahowitzka River Kayak Tour

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Chassahowitzka is one of the most primitive and undeveloped rivers left in the state. There is many beautiful springs and lots of wildlife to see such as alligators, otters, turtles, birds and much more! If you want to get away from the busy commercialized areas then this is it! A real wilderness tour with an experienced guide that will show you the Real Florida away from the crowd!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Try SCUBA Diving in Crystal River with Pool or Springs option

Try SCUBA Diving in Crystal River with Pool or Springs option

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Get to know the basics of SCUBA on this activity in Crystal River. With the leadership of a PADI-certified instructor, you'll learn about diving theory and practice your underwater breathing before heading to the local pool or Hunter Spring to put your skills to work. This course is aimed at beginner divers trying out SCUBA for the first time; all equipment is included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$141.33
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$141.33

Water Bike Rental in Crystal River

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Water Bike Rental in Crystal River

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This is a great way to see the sights and everything going on below you in the water from the BEST perspective. Our water bikes are human-powered and is the best eco-friendly way to get around the area to see everything Crystal River has to offer. You can see manatees swim directly underneath your bike, which is an incredible view to experience. The water bikes easily hold up to 300 pounds and have adjustable seats for all different heights of riders.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
$60.00
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Scuba Lessons

Scuba Lessons

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Give your self the gift of scuba diving, the gift that keeps on giving. A one time class with fees for instruction gives you a life time of diving, explore, treasure hunt, meet great people from all around the world, not to mention scuba provides plentiful exercise and the best part is since your mind is on diving and exploration you do not even realize that your exercising! Remember non-divers only get to explore 30 % of the world since the world is covered in 70% of water divers get to enjoy 100% of what the world has to offer!
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  • 2 days 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$360.00
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$360.00

4 Hour Tandem Kayak Rental For Two People

4 Hour Tandem Kayak Rental For Two People

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We have the newest rental equipment in Crystal River with top-notch customer service. Our kayaks are Crescent Kayaks, which are top-rated for stability and very easy to paddle as well.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
per group
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$50.00
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Guided Paddleboard Eco-Tour of Crystal River

Guided Paddleboard Eco-Tour of Crystal River

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Join us on a journey through the beautiful waters of our 640 acre King's Bay. Throughout the expedition, you will have the opportunity to view the beautiful nature and wildlife that we are known for including over 70 freshwater springs including the best spring, which is Three Sister Springs. You will have the opportunity to possibly view dolphins, manatees, pelicans, tarpon, turtles, otters, and many more of the local wildlife.  There will be plenty of chances to take pictures on our guided tours and a picture package will be available for purchase at the end of your tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Deluxe Manatee Swim Tour

Deluxe Manatee Swim Tour

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Focus on Florida's flora and fauna during this half-day tour in Crystal River. Sail past a national wildlife refuge, a state nature preserve, and an archaeological park on route to snorkel with native manatees. This boat tour is easy with all transportation provided and gives you a full picture of the natural elements that make this area of the country unique. All instruction and safety information for the swim with the manatees is provided by your guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.50
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$73.50

Small Group VIP Manatee Pontoon Tour

Small Group VIP Manatee Pontoon Tour

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Swim with the manatees on a half-day pontoon boat tour of Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, a marine refuge designed to protect the threatened Florida manatee. Learn about the fascinating marine mammals on a tour designed for spotting manatees without disturbing them or disrupting their habitat, and explore a scenic Florida ecosystem. This small-group experience is limited to six people for personalized service, and all equipment, entrance fees, water and hot drinks, and snacks are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.78
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$102.78
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Full Day Single Kayak Rental In Crystal River

Full Day Single Kayak Rental In Crystal River

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We have the best rental equipment in town. We have new Crescent kayaks to keep you safe on your journey. They are very stable and can hold up to 300 pounds. Our customers love our equipment and our customer service. Book with us and feel the difference.
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  • 1 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Small Group Swim with Manatee Adventure

Small Group Swim with Manatee Adventure

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One of the densest populations of West Indian manatees can be found in Crystal River, Florida. Swim alongside the gentle creatures on a trip into the river, with a wetsuit and snorkel mask included. Your guide, who navigates to the best spotting locations, accompanies you into the water in addition to taking souvenir photos available for purchase. To ensure your comfort, dry towels, hot drinks, and showers are provided.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.04
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$89.04
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Homosassa Inshore Fishing Charters

Homosassa Inshore Fishing Charters

Get off the beaten path with this fishing experience on the backwaters of Ozello and Crystal River National Refuge and Homosassa Springs. Learn about the unique ecosystem from your guide as you travel, casting lines for local fish such as trout, grouper, snook, redfish, and snapper. Watch the scenery glide by and snap frame-worthy photos of the wetlands and their indigenous wildlife.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$489.30
per group
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$489.30
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