Enjoy a Unique Experience by Swimming with Manatees in Crystal River
Swimming with manatees in Crystal River is a wild animal experience like no other, and you can only do so here in Citrus County, Florida. Swim with Manatees Tours allows you to quietly snorkel alongside these animals in their habitat of 72 degrees spring-fed waters of the Crystal River. It’s a remarkable and unforgettable experience. Join us today so you and your whole family can swim with the manatees!
Why Swim with Us?
Swim with Manatees Tours is owned and operated by Bird’s Underwater Dive Shop and is located directly on King’s Bay. You will not have to spend time transporting to a marina when you choose our tours for swimming with manatees in Crystal River! Since 1989, Bill “Bird” and Diane Oestreich have been operating in Crystal River and consistently provide clients with an unforgettable experience. Don’t take our word for it; check out over 500 Reviews on TripAdvisor for Swim with Manatees Tours.
Even More Reasons to Choose Our Tours
- All Captains are insured and are a minimum of Open Water Rescue Certified.
- All tours include snacks and hot and cold drinks.
- Small six-person excursions include fresh fruit and a brunch tray.
- We offer scuba diving lessons in Florida for those who have never gone underwater before.
- We are considered local Manatee authorities – Bird’s Underwater has been featured on over 25 television programs, including Small Planet, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, Lonely Planet, and The 700 Club.
- Read our 500+ TripAdvisor reviews to learn more about why we offer the best manatee tours in Florida.
Bird’s Underwater is the leading provider of manatee swimming tours in Crystal River, Florida and we provide our customers with truly unforgettable experiences. Our convenient location on King’s Bay means you do not have to be transported to another marina to begin your tour. Our very knowledgeable Captains and impeccable customer service has made us the clear choice for manatee tours in Citrus County. Click here to read more about swimming with manatees.
Our scalloping tours in Florida are a great family experience! We know the best location to catch your limit of scallops and hunting for your dinner is a great way to spend a warm summer day in the water. We take you to areas where the water is approximately 3 to 6 feet deep and provide the snorkeling equipment, mesh bags for your catch, and your snorkeling license. Read more about our scalloping tours in Florida here.
Bird’s Underwater Dive Center operates Swim with Manatees Tours, where you can snorkel up close and personal with manatees, go scalloping, charter a fishing boat, rent kayaks, and even rent two waterfront vacation homes. Bird’s Underwater also offers scuba diving lessons in Florida for those who have never done so before. You can also purchase your own scuba equipment and experience some incredible guided scuba diving tours with our team. Click here to learn more about our company.
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