Manatee Tours, Scuba Lessons, Dive Trips & MoreView All Trips & Lessons
Swim and snorkel with the majestic manatees. We offer several options for manatee tours for all ages.
Learn to SCUBA dive or advance your SCUBA skills with us. We are a PADI and SSI facility.
We offer a wide range of eco-tours in and on the water around Crystal River, Indian River, and King’s Bay.
Scalloping combines a day on the water with family and friends while enjoying nature – AND bringing home dinner.
Learning to swim in a Mermaid tail is both a enjoyable way to show your creative side and a healthy way to work out.
Find Your Adventure With Us
Crystal River Watersports has been a family owned tour center for over 20 years. We focus on providing sustainable Eco responsible opportunities for people to enjoy the Nature Coast of Florida.
Observing and Preserving Nature Above, In, and Under Water
CRWS was one of the first companies to become a member of the Save the Manatee Club Guardian Guide program. Our adherence to the principles ensures a sound ecological experience for the guests at the same time protecting the manatees.
Similarly, Crystal River Watersports has been a charter member of the Manatee Eco-Tourism Association of Citrus County (M.E.T.A.) striving to balance the magical interaction and learning about manatees while minimizing adverse impacts on the manatees.
Hours are 7AM to 4PM Eastern 363 days a year.
Dive Certifications, Ecology Courses
and Mermaid Lessons
with Crystal River Watersports
For more than 50 years, SSI has provided training, scuba diving certification, and educational resources for divers, dive instructors, dive centers and resorts around the world. Started in 1970, SSI has expanded to include more than 30 Service Centers, is represented in more than 110 countries with over 2,800 International locations, and has materials printed in more than 30 languages. SSI is the name to trust in the diving world, and we attribute that success to our uncompromising standards and focused methodology.
The PADI System of diver education is based on progressive training that introduces skills, safety-related information and local environmental knowledge to student divers in stages. PADI courses are student-centered and provide maximum practice and realistic application. With more than 6,600 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts, and 137,000 individual PADI Professionals who have issued more than 27 million certifications around the world, you’ll find PADI diver courses and scuba diving services nearly everywhere.
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