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Hour Glass Duration: Three hours

Users Passengers: Semi-private, maximum of six participants

Checkmark Included: All snorkeling gear and wetsuit included at no additional charge!

Food Food: Beverages and snacks are also included

Private Tour For 6 People or Less

Join us on the luxury VIP manatee tour

Our top-of-the-line VIP manatee tour is the best in the industry with plush seating to ensure you enjoy your adventure in comfort. This three-hour semi-private trip is conducted on a spacious and enclosed luxury pontoon boat. Beverages and light snacks are provided, as well as all of the snorkeling gear needed for your trip into the refuge.

Your in-water guide photographs your experience from start to finish all in high-resolution digital format. Pictures are available for purchase at the conclusion of your tour. The cost is $32.95 for all of the pictures taken on your tour. Your guide takes about 50-100 images which can be loaded onto a USB thumb drive for you to take home with you.

This trip is semi-private and limited to only six guests. If you would like this to be a fully private trip, simply purchase all six available seats to reserve the boat for your family or group.

TripAdvisor’s #1 rated outdoor activity in Crystal River

This is truly the best deal in the area! This tour is conducted on the nicest, most comfortable boat on the water. If you are looking for the top-of-line luxury manatee swim and snorkel tour experience in Crystal River, this tour is perfect for you. Motor into the Crystal River National Manatee Refuge in comfort and style!

Your in-water tour guide and photographer is right there with you the whole time to assist, answer any questions that you may have about the manatees and their habitat, and help you have the most amazing wild manatee adventure possible.

This special manatee tour is conducted daily at 7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. We limit this tour to a maximum of six guests per trip giving you room on the boat to relax while touring the refuge waters.

Due to our small group sizes, the seats on this luxury manatee adventure fill quickly and reservations in advance are required. Simply reserve your seats using the book button on this page. The reservation system is safe, secure, and encrypted. We look forward to providing you and your family with manatee memories to last a lifetime!