us in Crystal River Florida, where you will embark on an exciting adventure to Snorkel
with the Manatees. Our USCG licensed Captains and "In Water" Manatee Tour Guides, will take you into the
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge on our US Coast Guard Inspected Manatee Tour Boats to the best
locations to Swim with the Manatees. Prior to your departure on our boats you will be educated on how to
have the best possible experience to swim with the manatees. Our guides will enter the water with you so that both you and the Manatees
have a safe and enjoyable experience, even if you are new to snorkeling. Because of our commitment to educating our guests on
passive interaction before the tour, this will offer you a more
successful and rewarding experience when swimming with the manatees.
can’t help but to fall in love with these curious, friendly, and slow moving "gentle giants" and return from your
Swim with Manatees tour with a clear understanding of the need to protect them. The Florida manatee
is a curious, friendly and playful animal by nature. You will interact with them as they roll and frolic in the warm, year round 72 degree
spring waters of Crystal River. Snorkel with manatees in their natural habitat while they show their
curiosity towards humans. Our 3 hour manatee swim tours are an incredible and unforgettable experience for both children and adults
of all ages. Our entire swim with manatees tour times is scheduled for maximum interactions. Up close and personal encounters with the
Florida manatees is what we strive for. Seeing these beautiful animals in their natural habitat will be an experience you will remember a
Our swim with manatee tours are conducted daily, year round. We offer manatee tours that are perfect
for the beginner, or the experienced snorkeler. Of course, if you prefer not to enter the water, you are welcome to stay on board the
boat to view the manatees from above and even capture those once in a lifetime, one of a kind, manatee pictures. At River Ventures, our
guides will be in the water with you, capturing the manatee photos and in water manatee encounters of your family and guests. Safety, education, and awareness
are our goal! Fun, adventure, and a lifetime of memories will be your reward.
Come experience an unforgettable connection with one of the most amazing
animals of the sea, the West Indian manatees. Let us share with you, our love of the manatees, and the beautiful springs of Crystal River.
Once you have experienced swimming with the manatees, you will be sure to share in our enthusiasm, love, and respect for these gentle
After you snorkel with manatees at River Ventures in Crystal River, complete the day with
a visit to our neighboring town of Homosassa. We offer all of our guests free discount tickets for admission to the Ellie Schiller
Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park, a National Gold Medal Winner.
We offer "private" swim with manatee tours for groups of any size. Contact us for more details.