Small Group Swim with Manatee Adventure

Just like our regular tours, you can swim alongside manatees for even longer. Only 6 people per vessel allows for a more personal experience The price includes all equipment, full 5mm wet suits, mask, snorkel, towel service, hot chocolate, coffee, hot showers, boat coats and heated changing facility.

per adult from

$119

NZD

Duration

4 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Use of Full 5mm wet-suits (for extra warmth), Mask & Snorkels
    • Coffee, Hot Chocolate, bottle water
    • Towel Service
    • US Coast Guard certified captain and Professionally Insured in water guide!
    • Boat Coats for cold mornings!
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • DVD or Flash Drive (available to purchase)
    • Swimsuits

  • Crystal River offers the best location to see and interact with the Florida manatee, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, also known as gentle giants. Unlike other areas of Florida, the federal government allows for "passive observation" in the water between manatees and people in Kings Bay. This allows face-to-face interaction with manatees. We provide pre-tour education on passive observation and how to get the best experience during the tour. We also offer a hotel package including accommodations and breakfast with your Florida manatee tour.

    Swimming with the manatees and exploring the greater Kings Bay estuary and springs is extremely popular. Manatee tour experiences are best done by snorkeling while wearing wet suits, making the interaction as silent as possible. This way the manatees are more inclined to approach and get close. We maintain new suits and snorkel gear, all included in our manatee tours, as well as full-service facilities for changing. Your in-water guide will be taking videos and pictures of your manatee experience, which will be available for purchase at the dive shop. All our tour boats are fully enclosed in the winter time to protect our customers.

    Stop At:

    • Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, 1502 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429-4661
    • Plantation Adventure Center, 9301 W Fort Island Trl, Crystal River, FL 34429-5376
  • Departure Point :
    9301 W Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Wet-suits available in children's size 6 up to 3XL
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Plantation Adventure Center

Activity ID: V-62758P3

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