A scenic riverfront, wildlife, and top sights like Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park—discover it all in Crystal River.
Swimming, Rivers and Nature
A perfect opportunity to escape from the theme parks and see what Florida is really all about! After breakfast, it’s off to the picturesque Crystal River – home to the endangered “gentle giant of the sea,” the Florida manatee.
Mother approved with no age limit. American Pro Diving Center helps visitors and locals explore the clear, teeming waters of Florida with year-round manatee tour adventures. This tour is for both swimmers and riders.
Cruise out on an airboat for a thrilling ride through Homosassa's picturesque waters. Keep an eye out for wildlife as you zip through the Homosassa River, beautiful estuaries, backwaters, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Join an expert guide as you travel through the beautiful backwaters of Crystal Bay and Crystal River Park. With help from an expert captain, seek out the hot spots for landing snook, redfish, tarpon, spotted sea trout, and even grouper.
Immerse yourself in the spring-fed waters of King’s Bay Wildlife Refuge to swim and snorkel alongside fascinating manatees. Join a certified Coast Guard guide for an informative lesson about these marine mammals, then hop aboard a pontoon boat and head out to the estuary to swim with the manatees.
Your exploration begins in our dive shop with getting fitted for set suits, masks, fins and snorkels that are all included in your price. Once fitted, you'll watch a short video on passive observation of manatees. Then you'll board our pontoon boats or skiff with no more than 6 guests.