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Clear Kayak Manatee Ecotour of Crystal River (Nov 15 – Mar 31)

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Adult Age 13 +
Youth Age 3 - 12

Clear Kayak Manatee Ecotour of Crystal River, Florida

You will be journeying out to some of the most beautiful waterways in Florida in our clear kayaks with one of our amazing local guides. You will be educated on our amazing local ecosystem and be on the lookout for MANATEES!!!  You will also be viewing other various wildlife such as turtles, various birds, dolphins, and many species of fish.  Our world famous Three Sisters Springs is closed during manatee season since it is a designated manatee sanctuary, but no worries, there are SEVERAL different places we go to spot manatees.  This is the NUMBER one tour in ALL of Florida during manatee season (November 15th – March 31st), so don’t miss out and reserve your spot today!

You will be learn about our extremely unique ecosystem and learn why so many manatees make Crystal River their home.

Includes ALL clear kayak, life vest, paddles, and one of our amazing LOCAL guides! Our clear kayaks are setup as tandem kayaks and can hold 420 pounds total for two riders with no person over 250 pounds in the group. All groups will be doubled up unless over the weight limit or an odd-numbered group.  We do not do allow single riders on this tour due to limited availability of clear kayaks.  If you a single rider, you may be paired with another person from a separate group if necessary.  No exceptions.

Important Information

We require that you arrive 30 minutes prior to your reservation time!  There is a short video (required by FWC) and waivers to sign before being sent out.

Your time on the water starts at your designated tour starting time. As such, if you arrive after your tour has left, you will miss your tour. Tours leave at the scheduled reservation time.  If you are late for the tour there are no refunds, cancelations, or rescheduling.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

This tour operates in Crystal River year round and per Crystal River City ordinance, there is a $5.00 per vessel launch fee that is charged at checkout.

There are no shoes allowed on our clear kayaks.  You will leave your shoes at the launch location and can put them back on at the end of the tour.

What to Bring

  • Bathing suit
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • A towel
  • Dry clothes

Meet our tour guides here.