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Swim with the Manatees: Day-Long Tour, Breakfast and Lunch

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Swim with the gentle manatees in the clear waters of the Crystal River of Florida. Visit the Homosassa State Park, home to a variety of endangered species including the state panther. This is the perfect tour choice for the whole family to enjoy.
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Duration: 11 hours
Starting time 6:55 AM
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pickup is available from key meeting points in Orlando, Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista, and Disney.

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  • In the clear blue waters of the Crystal River, swim or snorkel with the gentle giants of the marine world, manatees, on this day-long tour
  • The curious and friendly manatees will almost certainly come over to greet those who snorkel or swim and may even roll over to be tickled
  • Visit Homosassa State Park and view many of Florida’s endangered species, such as the state panther
  • A relaxed and fun touring experience that is great for the whole family to enjoy
  • Breakfast, lunch and transportation to and from the tour location are included
Full description
The gentle manatees of the Crystal River await your arrival on this delightful day-long tour where you can swim with these curious creatures.

Your day will begin with complimentary pick-up from one of the key meeting points in Orlando, Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista and Disney. You will enjoy a bagged breakfast and will be whisked away to the picturesque Crystal River.

Crystal River is home to the curious and endangered manatee. Also known as Sea Cows, these creatures are most definitely the gentle giants of the marine world. Here you have the chance to snorkel or swim in the clear blue waters. Manatees are curious creatures and will often come to greet those who choose to snorkel or swim. They may even roll over to be tickled!

Those who prefer to stay above water may wish to simply sit back, relax and enjoy the natural surroundings.

After lunch you will visit the beautiful Homosassa State Park, one of Florida’s best kept secrets. At the state park you will have the chance to see many of Florida’s endangered species, such as the state panther. You will also have the chance to watch the manatees again from an underwater viewing chamber.

Fun, relaxed and light-hearted, this day-long tour and swim with the manatees is the perfect tour choice for the whole family!
  • Roundtrip transportation from key meeting points in Orlando, Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista and Disney
  • Necessary equipment provided: mask, snorkel and fins
  • Boat ride on the Crystal River
  • Admission to Homosassa State Park
  • Breakfast bag and lunch from an all-American diner
  • Professional guide/driver
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Additional food and beverage
  • Wetsuit (available for an extra fee)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please confirm your reservation, as well as your pick-up location and time at least 48 hours in advance
• You must present your voucher to a representative upon departure
• Voucher only applicable for redemption once
• Don’t forget your underwater camera
• Tour is not available on some holidays, including Christmas day; check availability
• Tour must be purchased at least 2 days prior
• Please note that since these are wild animals, sightings are not guaranteed.

From US$ 114 per person

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