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Real Florida Adventures

Orlando: Manatee Encounter, Snorkeling, and Airboat Ride

12.0 hours

Large group

Free Cancellation

What to Expect

Explore Florida’s most spectacular wildlife with this full-day outdoor adventure. Encounter the notorious West Indian manatee while snorkeling, see unique species at a local state park, and enjoy an electrifying airboat ride - all in one day.


Snorkel thorugh marine life in the Crystal Rive on this day trip from Orlando. Ride in a comfortable and airconditioned bus to Homosassa Springs State Park for a guided visit. Find out about manatees and go for an airboat ride on the Withlacoochee River. In the morning, head out to the beautiful Crystal River area to start your snorkeling adventure. Explore the river and admire unique wildlife in its natural habitat. Learn about the magnificent manatee and have the opportunity to see them up close. Next is a guided visit to the Homosassa Springs State Park. Discover local wildlife, including the endangered Florida panther, black bears, red wolves, bobcats, alligators, and more. Learn about the park’s manatee rehabilitation program and stop at an underwater observatory built over the mouth of a spring. Enjoy a packed lunch before heading to the Withlacoochee River, to end your day with an exciting airboat ride. Ride through this area which is another natural haven, where you can see more local wildlife. Feel the thrill of skimming over the water with an exhilarating trip in a flat-bottomed boat.


  • Encounter the beautiful West Indian manatee in its natural habitat
  • Enjoy a snorkeling adventure in crystal clear waters
  • Discover Florida’s unique wildlife from both land and sea
  • Learn about the inhabitants of Homosassa Springs State Park
  • Experience the thrill of an airboat ride on the Withlacoochee River


  • Boat tour on Crystal River
  • State park entrance fee
  • Airboat ride
  • Lunch
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Guide
  • Local taxes and fees


  • Wetsuit rental fee
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

Health Advisory

  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

Additional Information

  • All guests who want to participate in the manatee swim must rent a wetsuit from the local partner for $12 before the boat departs
  • A boat tour on Crystal river and an airboat ride is included in the ticket price
  • Entrance fees to the State Park are included in the ticket price
  • Local taxes and fees are also included in the ticket price
  • Drinks will not be provided
  • Rental fee of wetsuit and tips are not included in the ticket price


Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


$298.86 NZD

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