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Plantation Inn Dive Shop

#6 of 50 Tours in Crystal River Features Animals
9301 W Fort Island Trl, Crystal River, FL 34429-5376
+1 352-795-5797
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Was renting pontoon boat for half day and found dock person to be a bit surly. Cancelled rental... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Barney P
via mobile
Low manatee count, inatentive staff

First, I should say it wasn't all bad. The tour was easy to book online, the staff was ready at 7... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tampa, Florida
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
9301 W Fort Island Trl, Crystal River, FL 34429-5376
+1 352-795-5797

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was renting pontoon boat for half day and found dock person to be a bit surly. Cancelled rental and went elsewhere. Young lady in office was pleasant and helpful gave no problem for refund.

Thank Barney P
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I should say it wasn't all bad. The tour was easy to book online, the staff was ready at 7 a.m. and we got out on the boat quickly and efficiently. The crew, Captains Bob and Dustin seem very experienced and really know the...More

Thank theharbor2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told that if you're visiting Crystal River for the first time, you have to go see the manatees, so we did. Booked the early Sunday tour (7:00 a.m.) and got to hang out with Captains Bob and Dustin for a few hours. They...More

Thank kennyjoel06
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful manatee trip on Mother's day. Highly recommend the dive shop and these two fellas to take you out, swim with the manatees and view the beautiful waters and springs of Crystal River.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Dustin was a phenomenal and polite educator, guide, coach, photographer and barista! He made sure we all got the very best experience!!! As a teacher, I was impressed at his enthusiasm for us. (Minor!) Area of improvement: ask where your visitors are from. I...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Jason and Captain Bob are the best. Very good customer service and they know where to take you to swim with the manatees. Semi-private was awesome with only 6 people (all calm swimmers...yay!). Would go with these guys again in a heartbeat.

Thank BeAdvised573
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such A wonderful weekend at plantation on Crystal River. Between the boat tours and snorkeling with the manatees, it was an exceptional weekend. Thank you so much Captain's Memphis and Dustin, you truly made our weekend memorable😊✨

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with captain Misty and captain Ross. We saw about ten total manatees and swam with about 5. The captains were great in the fact that we had people in the boat that hardly speaks English. Next time you go to crystal river make...More

Thank Logan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour this morning. Captain Ross and Misty brought us to three sisters springs where we got to play with a manatee for quite a while. We watched her swim into the crystal clear spring which was magical. Definitely a special experience....More

Thank Becky R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captains Misty and Bob made our weekend with their magnificent tour! We went out early Sunday morning on the 30th of April. I learned a tremendous amount about the area and Manatees. This was my first time snorkeling, and Misty and Bob, both did an...More

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I don't see any pricing on their website. You also said they talked you out of wetsuits. Is that an additional charge? Every other company includes them and recommends them because the water is still only 72 degrees. How much did you pay? We aren't staying at the hotel.
4 July 2015|
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Response from Sunshine31LG | Reviewed this property |
They do provide wetsuits and snorkel gear as part of the price. Better wetsuits/thicker than other places. My granddaughter had to go thru a couple wet suits to find the right fit. Give yourselves extra time for that! If you... More
Jason P
Visiting Florida early July 2015 Clearly not the coldest month for manatees in the crystal river. Will there be manatees or is this just the wrong time of year? Jason (UK)
28 April 2015|
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