PADDLE AND SWIM WITH MANATEES TOUR

Kayak and Swim With Manatees with the top-rated tour in Crystal River. We are 5-star rated for a reason, reserve today, and find out why!

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Book your swim tour today!

Book online today for the top-rated tour in Crystal River, Florida. This 2 1/2 hour kayak and swim adventure with one of our amazing local tour guides, runs from November 15th through February 28th. This amazing tour will leave you with a lifetime of incredible memories. Swimming with manatees is a bucket list item for many travelers, and we provide the BEST eco-friendly experience possible. During your tour, you will have the opportunity to view wild manatees and other wildlife in their natural habitat. There are several species of birds and fish that you may encounter as well on your journey. This tour books up frequently and has limited availability so book today and don't miss out on this once in a lifetime experience!

For this tour, you can choose from a single kayak, double kayak, or a paddleboard for your adventure, and includes wetsuits and snorkel masks.

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Meet Jessica

Meet our local tour guide, Jessica. She is born and raised in Crystal River and loves the manatees more than her own children lol. If she is not doing a tour or working in the shop, you will most likely find her on the water anyways in her spare time. Jessica gives 5-star service to her guests and it shows in her reviews! Reserve your tour today and experience what hundreds of other guests think about our amazing guides!

Meet Bree

Bree is world-famous as being known as the "manatee whisperer." She visited Crystal River many years ago and fell in love with the manatees so much that she moved here and has been a guide ever since. Like Jessica, she is known for her 5-star reviews and her pictures have been published all over the world from her guided tours. Reserve your tour today and experience what hundreds of other guests think about our amazing guides!

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Hunter Kessler, tour guide at paddles Outdoor Rentals

Meet Hunter

Hunter is a transplant from Moab, Utah, and has been a guide for several years. He loves being on the water and educating his travelers on the amazing ecosystem that we have here. His customers absolutely love their time spent with him and he doesn't disappoint. Book your tour today with the newest member of our Paddles family!

Manatee Fun!

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Bree capturing a baby manatee nursing.

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Bree in Three Sisters Springs!

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Jessica getting some manatee lovin'

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Jesse and a manatee at Three Sisters Springs!

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Jess and Bree are ready for your tour!