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Swim With Manatees Tour in Crystal River

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This is an AMAZING three hour guided tour to swim with manatees, which is THE coolest thing to do in Crystal River! You will get to paddle peacefully through the waterways and explore different areas, unlike the local dive companies that only drop you off to swim and get back on the boat. You get to experience all of the local nature that Crystal River has to offer visitors.
This package comes with everything you need including a Crescent Kayak or YOLO Hammerhead paddleboard (your choice), a wetsuit, snorkel gear, paddle, life vest, and a fantastic local tour guide. The tour group follows one of our local guides through the beautiful waterways and will learn about the eco-system, see many various birds, fish, and of course some amazing manatees! We make it easy to book with our book now and pay later feature and there are no cancellation penalties ever with Paddles Outdoor Rentals so book now and we look forward to seeing you soon :)
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Important Information
Departure Point
469 NE 1st St, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Private transportation
  • Kayak or Paddleboard
  • Wetsuit
  • Life Vest
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Moderate physical activity is required to kayak/paddleboard and swim with the manatees.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our guide did a fantastic job with our paddle tour. She was knowledgeable, environmentally conscious, and a true advocate for the Manatees. I would highly recommend this tour over any of the boat excursions!
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Response from paddlesoutdoor, Owner at Swim With Manatees Tour in Crystal River
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for giving us a review about your tour with Jessica. She is very educated about the local wildlife, eco-systems, and definitely loves manatees:) Come back and see us again when you are in the area and thanks again!
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By: Paddles Outdoor Rentals
27 reviews
725rachely
Atlanta, Georgia
42
Equipment rental for swimming with manatees
I had an impromptu trip to Crystal River with my teenage son and some friends. Our itinerary and rental needs
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Vacamanny
Buffalo, New York
72
Paddles Outdoor Rentals = A+
Great company and service. We rented two kayaks, wetsuits and snorkel gear to swim with the Manatees in Crystal
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ravnsbaek
Nyborg, Denmark
10
Amazing experience - try it!
We went on a kayak tour with our guide Josh, and it was even better than expected. The water is so clear, the
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Lmili
Palm Harbor, Florida
10
Beautiful Experience!
This company is professional, organized and treats you like family. Jessie was our guide and she was very
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V9713MTrebeccas
20
Great experience
We had a great time! Josh was a very knowledgeable guide. Here was very eager tho point out local wildlife to us.
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lovestoeat328
Orlando, Florida
193
Friendly service!
We rented kayaks at Three Sisters Springs to view manatees. We were driven to the kayak launching site by a
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Ed100669
10
Great day for swimming with Manatees
Our guide did a fantastic job with our paddle tour. She was knowledgeable, environmentally conscious, and a true
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941ericah
Eagle, Colorado
6234
Eco friendly!!! Swim with manatees!!!!
What a great business! Booked my trip over the phone, and Chris Brown was friendly and engaging! He got me so
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rjnjway
Lake Shore, Minnesota
93
Great Service!
Great business! They were extremely helpful, friendly and fun! Definitely a top rate place. Their building is
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princessdonnafay
21
Luck US!
Friend and I booked the trip. We had the guide all to ourselves. She was fun, patient and knowledgable. So much
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stevecN9491JZ
11
Great experience
Booked online day of tour. Easy to select the options we wanted. Received waiver link via email almost
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halloibimser
107
Quality everything
WHAT A SERVICE ! There is nothing else to say about the local, the staff (they were AMAZING!!!), the kayaks, the
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300candyv
11
Quality Karaks
From start to finish this place was top notch. Informative, new kayaks, punctual pick and and drop off. Friendly
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Helen P
London, United Kingdom
40
Amazing experience with animal sensitive guide
We knew from stepping into the cute office that we were in for a treat! Our guide Jessica was brilliant - fun,
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Milo0226
10
Kayak Adventure
Chris and staff were fantastic! They dropped us off and picked us up when we were ready. The store front is
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Key Details
  • Paddles Outdoor Rentals
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English, German
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