Native Vacations

Crystal River

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In a Nutshell

Snorkeling adventure in King's Bay with gentle aquatic mammals that reach up to 12 feet long

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Promotional value expires Jan 9, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid on holidays. Subject to weather. Limit 6 people per tour. Must be accompanied by adult if 18 or younger. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Like smashing a snow globe against your forehead, tours can open up a fascinating new world right before your eyes. Go beyond the surface with this Groupon.

$25 for a Manatee Snorkeling Tour ($55 Value)

  • Tour (a $35 value)
  • Wetsuit ( a $10 value)
  • Snorkeling gear (a $10 value)<p>

The three-hour manatee tours depart at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. daily. Patrons make sure that their included wetsuits and snorkels fit properly before watching a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service video about interacting with manatees. Guides lead the groups to pontoon boats to start the tour. On the ride, patrons may spot bald eagles, dolphins, otters, and other wildlife. Finally, the boat stops near manatees, before jumping in the water. The mammoth, slate-gray creatures may approach guests to be gently petted.<p>

Native Vacations

The Native Vacations crew constantly views their surroundings with the eyes of explorers. They see opportunity on any terrain, and they search for adventure while aiming to preserve the landscape. On land, the crew coordinates horseback-riding tours that wind through the Withlacoochee Forest. As hooves beat a lazy drumroll in the dappled sunlight, riders watch deer and sherman fox pups as they dart between trees. In the waterways, Native Vacations leads kayaking tours, airboat rides, and snorkeling adventures. Kayak paddles leisurely stir waters populated by dolphins while bald eagles slip through the warm air, and airboats tear across the surface of the Crystal River with the metallic purring of RoboCop drinking warm milk. In the waters of King's Bay, guides teach snorkelers the basics of breathing underwater and allow them to pet any of the elephant-gray mammoths that approach.

Customer Reviews

the guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Our guests really enjoyed it and felt it was well worth the money and the time.
Cheryle R. · February 19, 2013
The crew was very nice and the experience was once in a lifetime! The only bad part was the bugs at the dock. Other than that, it was a very enjoyable trip.
Jennifer M. · January 5, 2013
The workers were great, had a blast
Stacey · January 3, 2013

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