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Manatees In Paradise

#2 of 53 Tours in Crystal River Features Animals
Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-563-0865
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Best experience!

Mike and Stacy were awesome! They truly care about these endangered creatures and teaching people... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Lisa P
Awesome day with Captains Mike & Stacy

A big thanks to Mike & Stacy for delivering another wonderful adventure with the manatees. There... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Ocala, Florida
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No Walk-ins Accepted - Small boat tours - We no longer offer tours: May-October due to the water quality and manatee numbers. Tour Reservation Confirmation Required by email only -We are a private tour company owned and operated ONLY by the owners/captains. We give each tour the "personal and educational" attention you want and allow the manatees to feel comfortable while we explore their world. While on tour if you ask, we'll even explain how manatee rescues are performed and what we do in our spare time as manatee volunteers to help PROTECT and PRESERVE, this incredible species for future generations. LOOK- DON'T TOUCH the wild manatees, touching/rubbing/petting manatees reduces their chance for survival as you habituate them towards boats and people. Keep wildlife wild.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-563-0865

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Mike and Stacy were awesome! They truly care about these endangered creatures and teaching people the way to enjoy them without harming their environment. I would highly recommend Manatees in Paradise if you want the best experience with these majestic creatures.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A big thanks to Mike & Stacy for delivering another wonderful adventure with the manatees. There aren't many people who know more about manatees than Mike & Stacy and we were fortunate to be able to spend the morning with them learning about these amazing...More

Thank GeorgiaPeachinFL
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Dear Capt. Stacy an Capt. Mike we are back in Germany and we don’t want to miss to thank you again for letting us come to the Manatees with you. It sure is one of our greatest experience in all our nature trips all over...More

Thank stephan v
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Our tour guides, Stacy & Mike, were BEYOND NICE & INFORMATIVE! They have a TRUE PASSION for the Manatees. We saw PLENTY of manatees with their babies. One even came up to our boat to eat the moss off the anchor rope. SO COOL!!! SKIP...More

Thank JKinMilw
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Stacy and Mike are ambassadors for manatee and their knowledge and passion is rewarding as a customer and as someone who supports the Save The Manatee Club. The difference between Stacy and Mike and others are that they are committed to rescuing manatee and play...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Getting to see manatees in their natural habitat while visiting or living in Florida is a must and Mike and Stacy make the experience incredibly memorable. Their passion for the manatees is evident and they also strive to educate all of their guests on their...More

Thank NikkiP27
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I am very pleased with Manatees in Paradise. Last year a small group of family and friends took a boat ride with them to celebrate my husband’s birthday – and I booked with them again this month to snorkel with my Scandinavian relatives in Three...More

Thank MaryMc123
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a great way to see our beautiful Florida manatees in an environmental conscientious way. Captain Mike and Stacy Dunn are wonderful guides and have a lot of information to share about their experience with the manatees and how all of us can help...More

Thank lindagT8754UU
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter received a recommendation to book a swimming-with-manatees tour with Manatees in Paradise and it was a fantastic recommendation. Mike and Stacy are passionate protectors of the manatees and habitat surrounding them, and they were wonderful guides and teachers. One suggestion - go in...More

1  Thank Kim P
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Experiencing manatees with "Manatees in Paradise" was the highlight of our Florida vacation. Stacy and Mike were the perfect guides on a cold January day with many manatees around. They truly care for these beautiful, gentle animals and make sure that all swimmers interact with...More

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28 November 2016|
Response from seacowgirl | Property representative |
When the waters of the Gulf is below 68 degree it varies from year to year.
Nicolas P
20 April 2015|
Response from seacowgirl | Property representative |
Anytime...we book up fast...if yopu want to tour with us, find a date and email me so we can get you confirmed. I am already taking tour reservations.