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Manatee Swim Tour with In Water Photographer

Crystal River, United States

3 hours

Large group

Free Cancellation

What to Expect

Our Manatee Swim tour at Explorida was Voted Trip Advisors 2022 "Top Ten Bucket List Experience in THE WORLD!" Swimming with the manatees is a once in a lifetime experience so do it right! Dont cram into a small dive shop. Spread out and enjoy plenty of space at Explorida! The Explorida Adventure Center offers a large, top notch facility that is climate controlled with indoor changing rooms for your privacy. Our boats are U.S. Coast Guard inspected and certified, which means they are allowed to carry more than 6 passengers, have all necessary safety equipment, and are in tip top shape. Dont get stuck on a clunker! Book with Explorida! We are dedicated to the customer experience and will not disappoint! Let us prove it!


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Stop At: Explorida - Manatee Swim Tours, 545 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428, USA

Hop aboard one of our safe, comfortable, and clean US Coast Guard certified vessels where you will join your Master Captain to embark on your journey into the Kings Bay refuge waters. Our master captains are trained to find manatees on your manatee tour, even in the offseason, and will deliver the best manatee tour in Crystal River, FL—every time. You will be paired with one of our expert in-water guides who will be with you every step of the way to assist in making your manatee tour safe and memorable. Your in-water guide will also serve as your professional photographer to capture your manatee swim memories, and those photos will be available for purchase upon arrival back to our facility. For this tour, all required gear is included at no additional charge.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, 1502 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA

You can swim with manatees in Citrus County, Florida. Swimming with the manatees is a privilege that is unique to Citrus County, which is why the small county has earned its world famous title of the ‘Manatee Capital of the World’. Nowhere else in the world can you legally swim with the manatees in their natural habitat, as you can do with us! When looking for things to do in Florida, add swimming with the manatees to the top of your list, and let Explorida be your guide!


  • Wetsuit
  • Snorkel Gear
  • Bottled water
  • In-Water Gude/Photographer
  • Safe USCG Certified Boats
  • Float Noodles Provided
  • Entry/Admission - Explorida - Manatee Swim Tours


  • Photos and videos available for an additional fee at the end of your tour.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Level One Snorkel Experience Recommended
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Infants are still considered to take up a seat on a USCG Inspected Vessel. You must pay full price for an infant.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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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 time of the experience.


$110.61 NZD

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