Have an amazing Manatee experience with us!

We live right here with the Manatees. Some people tell us that the manatee is considered a sacred animal. These gentle giants are very special to us. We know them, and bring you close to them with care to keep you and them safe. Your swimming in comfort and safety is most important for us. If you have any questions, call us and we’ll explain everything.

We are a family owned and operated business, and we treat everyone like family, or even better! We want you to be comfortable, excited, and happy, and we’re confident we can make it happen. Check out our reviews. Click on any Trip Advisor badge or logo here to see more. We’re doing our best and it shows!

We supply everything you’ll need. Wet suits, fins, mask, and snorkel come with your tour. We carry plenty of water, and even hot chocolate. You can bring your goodies on board. All of our boats are fully equipped with United States Coast Guard approved safety gear.

Our customers simply love us, and you will too. Join us to have the ultimate manatee experience.

Crystal River Manatee Tour Pricing:

  • PRIVATE  TOUR (up to 6 passengers) $450
  • PRIVATE morning tour, break for lunch (not included), then full use of kayaks for the remainder of the day is $20 per person/per kayak
  • Semi-Private or Add-on Tour is $75 per person. You are permitting up to six passengers to join in on your small tour.
  • Semi-Private Tour, break for lunch (not included), then full use of kayaks for the remainder of the day is $95.00 per person

All gear included…masks, fins, snorkels, wet suits.   


We Provide:

  • New and Clean Wetsuits sized 2-3 Toddler up to 3XL
  • Bottled Water on Ice as well as Hot Chocolate!
  • Mask, Fins, Snorkels, and foam swim noodles for each person
  • USCG Certified Captains
  • Personal In-Water Guide to assist you and your party in the water!

*Cancellation Policy: We require seven (7) days advance notification if you can’t make your scheduled manatee tour reservation.  We will charge the full tour price for a “no show” or cancellation 48 hours prior to the tour.  We hate to do it, but will cancel tours due to bad weather conditions.

Majestic Manatee Tours, a family owned and operated tour business, is here to give you an experience of a lifetime. Captain Cindi invites you to join her for an intimate manatee excursion. Swim with manatees and enjoy the 72 degree crystal clear water while taking in the beauty of the of Florida’s Nature Coast.  

Your tour begins with a video about Manatee Behavior and a vessel safety orientation.  Next, you will be provided with wetsuits, masks, fins, and snorkels to enhance your manatee encounter. The tour begins with a picturesque departure through “Old Florida” landscape where you may encounter some of the local wildlife to include bald eagles, osprey, anhinga, blue herons, pelicans, and other fowl.  In conjunction with your West Indies Manatee encounter, you may also see a pod of dolphins at play.  Your manatee destinations will include several stops including  the world famous Three Sister’s Springs which was featured in National Geographic Magazine. During this time, you will encounter our most famous resident.  If you are lucky enough, you may get to experience a manatee kiss.

Come and enjoy a lovely time with us and have an experience of a lifetime.

Enjoy this amazing video of Crystal River manatees.

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