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Rates for Manatee Charters

1-6 people $235

Dock Departure

Best time is 10 am

Maximum Capacity

6 passengers

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Crystal River Manatee

During the winter and early spring, Fin Action Charters will take you to swim with the manatees, or just look at them, if you want. Crystal River is seven miles long flowing to the Gulf of Mexico. The head of the river is Kings Bay and the location of 28 of the springs which harbors approximately 350 manatees during the winter. This cruise can include a boat ride to the gulf, a trip up to the main spring or the Three Sisters spring with an opportunity to swim with manatees.


  • Crystal River trips last about 3.5 - 4 hours
  • Bring up to six passengers
  • We will meet at Pete's Pier - SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL 34429
  • There is a $5 fee for parking at the marina. 


What you need to bring:

  • weather-appropriate clothing
  • hat, cap or head cover
  • sunglasses (polarized lens enhance the view!)
  • sunscreen (30 SPF+ is recommended)
  • food, beverage
  • camera (waterproof is ideal)


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Payment is due at trip’s end. Cash, credit card, traveler’s check, money order, please. Personal or corporate checks also accepted for payment.

Gratuities for captains are not included in the fees, yet are very much appreciated.