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Snorkel With The Manatees

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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448
+1 352-257-8687
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Just got back from swimming with the manatees and Captain Greg. If you don't do this your nuts. It... read more

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TwistedRoot
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Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, United States
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Manatee and Dolphin tour

We had the most wonderfully amazing time, not only did our Captain Gregg find the manatees but he... read more

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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: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just got back from swimming with the manatees and Captain Greg. If you don't do this your nuts. It was the best experience ever and so was Greg. Thanks so much

Thank TwistedRoot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most wonderfully amazing time, not only did our Captain Gregg find the manatees but he was truly instrumental in assisting us in the use of our snorkeling equipment and the best ways to interact with the manatees..we were able to actually swim...More

Thank david2112007
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never snorkeled before, so I have nothing to compare this to, but I thought the whole experience was great. I personally had trouble seeing the manatee, and there wasn't a lot of them, however that had nothing to do with the company or...More

Thank monicabailes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not book with this company. I was issued a raincheck by Captain Gene for a trip that was booked and paid for. I had to cancel and was issued a raincheck with a note that if they resold my spots they would issue me...More

Thank xyzGeorgia
parkit88, Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for your review. This rain check was from December 2013. When trying to make their reservation yesterday, the customer kept giving the wrong name that the raincheck was under. After spending 45 minutes on the phone she told us that would...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Checking this off my bucket list! Colby our captain was a super fun guide who not only got us in the water twice to see the manatees but we also got to see a couple dolphins who were attempting to rustle up some grub. Colby...More

Thank dionnedg2015
parkit88, General Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hello and thank you for the review. There is some great stuff in this review that I would like to talk about. Captain Colby is great at what he does, for you and the manatees. This is truly a once in a life time adventure...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We went in the off season with very low expectations of seeing any Manatees but your Captain defiantly worked magic and did not disappoint. We were able to find 3. He was able to help direct us to 2 locations with 3 manatees, 1 set...More

Thank TCCREW
parkit88, General Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for your review. Captain "Jack"? hmmmm Greg has a new name...lol Well as you can see, we have a ton of safe fun on the water. It is our goal to show you the customer, of how to be respectful around the manatees....More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I booked this upon a friend's recommendation. Upon viewing the site, you see great pictures in crystal clear waters of manatees. I wasn't expecting to see tons of manatees due to being in the "off season" but I was expecting to get to see them...More

Thank Carrie R
parkit88, General Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hello Carrie and thank you for your review. There is some great information above that I would like to elaborate on. The spring water is always clear and sparkly, however if the manatee are not in the springs on the day of your tour, Yes...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Made a trip up to Homosassa Springs to snorkel with the Manatees as a birthday present for my wife. Unfortunately, due to heavy rain the morning of the trip, we were able to see only 3 Manatees, as the water was really dark due to...More

Thank manuel q
parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank You for your review! Sometimes the weather can make it a bit more challenging, but it only takes one Manatee to have a great time. The river is full of all kinds of native wildlife to enjoy along the way. Our natural springs are...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

If you have never done this you must try this! Unbelievable staff that is extremely passionate and cares about your experience. You will not meet another place that genuinely cares or not if u get to swim with a manatee off season. We had Captain...More

Thank Colleen P
parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank You for your review! This is something that should be on everyone's Bucket List. It is extremely hard not to be passionate about what we do here and we want everyone to feel this way by time the day is over! Captain Ron is...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

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

Thank chinesebabymom1
parkit88, Tour Operations Manager at Snorkel With The Manatees, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank You for your review. We are proud to say that we have the best Captains on our team! Captain Ron is a perfect example of that, he truly loves his job and it shows with every tour he does! He will do what ever...More

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momX3girls
12 October 2017|
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Response from xyzGeorgia | Reviewed this property |
A manatee tour would be a great experience for your daughter, especially that time of the year. But i urge you to do so with any other company than Snorkel with the Manatees. I found Captain Gene to be very disrepectful... 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
19 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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