The Manatee Springs dive offers two dive sites at this location. The first is hidden away with little Lilly pads called duckweed covering the surface. Once on your descent the
Manatee Swim Crystal River
AVAILABLE ALL YEAR
Swim with Manatees
The Crystal River manatee swim as with all of our guided tours, is enjoyed by everyone.
If your new to snorkeling no worries as our Divemaster assist everyone in the water.
Whether you’re an experienced diver or a first-time snorkeler, our expert staff ensures a delightful experience for everyone. Our highly trained Captains, Divemasters, and Instructors lead you to the best manatee swim locations, offering a safe and fun interaction with the gentle Florida Manatees.
Crystal River’s Florida Springs provide a perfect year-round destination with constant seventy-two-degree Fahrenheit spring water, making it ideal for snorkeling and diving. Our videographer captures your manatee swim adventure on video, and you can get a jump drive at our dive shop to cherish the memories forever. The Manatee tour starts our dive shop at 8:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 2:00 PM. To ensure your spot, we recommend making reservations in advance, as seats tend to fill up quickly.
Keep in mind that manatees are early risers, and the early morning tours offer the optimal opportunity to observe their morning activities before taking a nap.
After a captivating manatee encounter, the early morning tour typically returns before lunch, providing an opportunity to grab a bite. Afterwards, you can prepare for an afternoon dive or snorkel tour on the beautiful Rainbow River, ensuring a full day of fun.