The 'OG' Manatee Snorkel Tour with In-Water Guide/Photographer

The 'OG' Manatee Snorkel Tour with In-Water Guide/Photographer

Join River Venture’s 5-star crew and dive into the ‘OG’ swim with manatee experience with our HD photographer. Our full service, one-stop shop can guarantee manatees and more!

The ‘OG’ of Swim with Manatee:
Dive into the world of manatees with the largest and most experienced center in Crystal River and Homosassa – since 2004!

Manatee Guarantee Optional Upgrade($):
No manatees? No worries, we’ll refund you.

Tour options for any budget:
Save money or splurge, we have a tour for you.

Manatees, Dolphins & Airboats:
Combo-Tours, book for the manatee and stay with the dolphins

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Need we say more? 

Your A-Team:
Expert guides, pirate captains, underwater photographers and booking wizards

Eco-Edutainment: In-classroom presentation. Learn from our passionate guides.


Dive into the 'OG’ swim with manatee tour at River Ventures’ full-service, one-stop adventure shop. Join our 5-star crew load up on manatee facts while our photographer captures your adventure in HD. Meet and greet the most experienced Crew in town at River Ventures Tour Center. Learn about USFWS Manatee Encounter Rules and get fitted for a wetsuit in a classroom setting. Board coast guard boat with full isinglass enclosure during winter. Cruise Kings Bay, Three Sisters Springs and more while searching for manatees. Swim with Manatee while Guide captures your experience with top-of-the-line HD action camera. Return to Tour Center, sip on coffee and hot cocoa while shopping for souvenirs /photos.

Expectations & Conditions
We prioritize both the satisfaction of our customers and the safety of the Crystal River manatees. It is crucial to maintain realistic expectations when engaging in encounters with wild manatees since we cannot control their behavior or migration patterns. Each trip is distinct, offering a unique experience for every individual. For detailed information on current conditions, we encourage you to contact us directly.

Stop At:

• Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, 1502 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429-4661
• River Ventures, 498 SE Kings Bay Drive, Crystal River, FL 34429

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Adult pricing applies to all travelers"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Wetsuits are available in all sizes from toddlers (2 years old and up) to adults up to 5X"
"It is advised that you have your swimsuit on underneath your clothes for a quicker check-in"
"Please bring a towel and warm clothes to change into after your tour."
"Children under 3 years old are not allowed on this tour. Please call for other options."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 3 Hours
Start location: River Ventures, 498 SE Kings Bay Dr, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • In-water Guide & Photographer
  • USCG Master Captain
  • Introductory/instructional video offered in English, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish
  • Mask, Snorkel & Full-length Wetsuit
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Hot Cocoa

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Photo Package
  • Towel and swimsuit


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