Plan to go swimming with Manatees on your next Disney vacation. Manatee Tour and Dive specializes in these eco tours at Kings Bay in Crystal River, Florida. This is less than a 2 hour drive to the West Coast from Orlando. Kings Bay is the only spot where you can legally and purposefully dive and swim with Manatees. Experience these gentle giants in their natural habitat while they eat, sleep, and play!
Travel out to the bay on a large pontoon boat with other guests. You’ll meet new friends on the popular 2 hour tour. First, is a snorkel practice session getting used to the gear and reviewing the rules. Moments later, you’ll be swimming aside Manatees. These animals are not trained, they are not aggressive and don’t feel threatened by strangers. Warm, year-round water at the springs in Kings Bay creates the perfect ecosystem for the Manatees. The Captain and Mate entertain by sharing facts with guests and telling jokes throughout the Tour. Learn about how Manatees live and preservation efforts to protect them. There is wonderful sight-seeing along the way while you ride comfortably in the boat.
- Awating my turn to jump in the water and see a Manatee for the first time! -
- Such a Beautiful Place to Swim With Manatees at Kings Bay in Crystal River, Florida. -
Manatee Tour and Dive also hosts adventure dives for Scallops in the Gulf of Mexico. Kayak Rentals and Private Manatee Tours of 3 hours in length are some other services. Don’t Forget to save some time in your Disney Vacation for swimming with the Manatees.
Manatee Tour and Dive | 267 NW 3rd Street, Crystal River, Florida 34428 | (352) 795- 1333