We went there in December 2017. The outside weather was happened to be cold but LUCKY was that the boat had great heat and provided wetsuits to keep us warm!
Get in the water with Florida's endangered manatees on this snorkeling tour to the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, with several time options to suit your schedule. With your guide's careful supervision, you'll safely swim and snorkel around these slow-moving giants and learn about their biology and behavior, as well as the conservation efforts that protect them. Pack light, as your wet suit, snorkel gear, and mask are provided.
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Rhonda and Mike (our guide) were great to work with. Mike was knowledgeable and patient with a newbie snorkeler. Lots of good information and experiences when we encountered the manatees. I would highly recommend this adventure!
We sceduled a semi private manatee tour with River Ventures. We picked them because I am a large man and they had wet suit up to size 4xl. We called the afternoon before and were fortunate enough to get a 6:45 departure. The assigned us...More
Our family went on this manatee tour in the summer, when there is less manatees. We had Jody as our guide and Tanner as our captain. They were absolutely amazing! We had a great time with the manatees and they did an excellent job getting...More
Thank you for taking the time to recognize your awesome guide and Captain. Jodi and Tanner are two of the most passionate around and take a lot of pride in what they do!! We may not see many manatees in the summer time but having...More
From beginning to end was truly a wonderful time. The staff was kind, helpful and gave great advice to have a wonderful "bucket list" experience. Captain John B and guide Emerson greatly aided in giving our whole family a fun, and exciting experience.More
John B and Emerson are champs! They will deliver an awesome adventure rain or shine!! We take the responsibility to deliver a 'bucket list experience' seriously, so everyday is like a new day for us. You traveled long distances and planned well in advance so...More