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Swim with Manatees in the Wild

Swim with Manatees in the Wild

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks and equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

My name is Kim Altman and I am Owner/Operator of Explorida Adventure Center. Explorida is an eco-tour operation that takes people swimming with manatees in the protected waters of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Being a native of Crystal River, I truly have a passion for sharing my backyard with those from all around the world, and I am dedicated to doing so in a sustainable manner…
Kimberly
Kimberly
Kimberly
Kimberly

What we’ll do

Once you book an experience, you will arrive at our center at your scheduled time. You will check in, enjoy complimentary coffee and you will be directed through the gift shop to our education area. I will start off with a short introduction of the wildlife refuge, the manatee, and their behavior. After the introduction, you will be shown a short video required by the US Fish and Wildlife service…

What else you should know

You can always email us with any questions or concerns about your experience! On our website, at www.explorida.com , we have a very thorough frequently asked questions page that will also address and questions or concerns. If your desired date is not available, email us to confirm as it may be open.

What I’ll provide

Coffee and Water
Outdoor gear
Wetsuit and Snorkel Gear Provided

What to bring

Baithing Suit
Towel
Flip Flops

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Where you'll be

Your manatee swim tour will take place in the fresh, spring fed waters of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge.. also known as Kings Bay.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 3 and up can attend.

More tips

You can always email us with any questions or concerns about your experience! On our website, at www.explorida.com , we have a very thorough frequently asked questions page that will also address and questions or concerns. If your desired date is not available, email us to confirm as it may be open.
Kimberly
Swim with Manatees in the Wild
3 reviews
$59/person
3 reviews
$59/person