Crystal River Watersports

A fun-filled day spent in the sun, splashing around the crystal clean waters of Crystal River sounds like a dream - Crystal River Watersports makes that a reality. Join them on an exciting journey with the friendliest creature of the sea, the Manatee!

You will ride on a 19’ Skiff, custom-built for transporting happy customers to the Manatee grounds. It’s equipped with all the navigation and safety equipment that you can desire, customer safety is their number one priority.

Crystal River Watersports will take you diving with Manatees, a fun-filled excursion that will last the entire day. You will be provided with all the required equipment and given diving instructions by the experienced instructors. Remember to bring a camera with you, to take pictures of you splashing around with these friendly giants. You will also go scalloping, so get ready to fill your bucket to the brim. After a day spent in the sun with Manatees, Crystal River Watersports will prepare the Scallops you have picked for a delicious dinner for you and your family.

So, if you’re looking for an excellent way to spend 8 hours with your family or significant other, look no further than swimming with Manatees and scalloping!

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Manatee and Scallop
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 24
    up to 4 persons
    + $53
    each additional person
    This full-day trip is absolutely brilliant for families with children. Swim with friendly Manatees and dive for Scallops, which will be prepared for you after the day is done. All required diving and swimming equipment is provided by the charter operators.
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About the Charter Operator

Crystal River Watersports
Crystal River, Florida, United States
Crystal River Watersports is extremely passionate about preserving and maintaining the beautiful nature surrounding Crystal River and its inhabitants - the Manatees. Their goal is to give clients a great experience and raise awareness about this wonderful, gentle giant. They are involved in a number of activities to preserve nature, such as Project Aware, Crew 3000, the Triton Society, and others.

About this listing

Targeted Species


Boat Specs

Custom (Skiff) originally built in 2000. Powered by a 70HP Mercu engine.

19 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing


Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Fishing License


Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Disabled Accessible


Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
American Express
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