Recommended Gear:

Mask, Snorkel and Fins


Waterproof Camera (GoPro Hero 6, SeaLife Micro, Olympus TG5, etc)

Boat Coat (to stay warm during your time out of the water)

Additional thermal gear is recommended: Hoods, Gloves, Thermal Performance Base Layers



2018 Upcoming Events:

Blackwater Dives

2018 Blackwater Dates


Guided Night Dives at Blue Heron Bridge

2018 Night Dive Schedule

Every year, hundreds of Manatees gather in the beautiful freshwater springs of Crystal River, Florida. Snorkel alongside these amazing aquatic mammals January 26 – 28 during the 2018 Manatee Snorkel Adventure with Pura Vida Divers! This is a wonderful trip for photographers, non-divers and families with kids.

20150225Crystal River 3 Sisters UW_KWM58410134 CROP & SIGWe planned a weekend full of fun activities, including a Manatee Snorkel Tour each morning, a Rainbow River Dive/Snorkel Tour, and a Nature Hike through Florida’s beautiful natural foliage.

You can join the 2018 Manatee Snorkel Adventure for just $349 per person! This includes all activities, hotel accommodations, breakfast every day, parking and all additional fees. Hotel is double occupancy. Single occupancy and Child rates are available, just call for details: 561-840-8750.

Lunch, dinner, and snacks are not included, although you are welcome to join us for group meals at suggested restaurants.

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Fri, Jan 26 – PM Hotel Check-In

                       Group Dinner (optional)

Sat, Jan 27 – AM Manatee Snorkel Charter

                       Group Lunch (optional)

                       PM Rainbow River Snorkel or 1-Tank Drift Dive

Sun, Jan 28 – AM Manatee Snorkel Charter

                         Group Lunch (optional)

                         PM Nature Hike

Trip spots are LIMITED, so sign up now to secure your space. To register for the trip, contact us: 561-840-8750 or



Stop by the shop to get outfitted in everything you need to stay warm and cozy while you swim with manatees! Contact us to book a one-on-one appointment with a Gear Specialist, who will help you find the best fitting gear for you and your family: 

Check out photos from our 2017 Manatee Snorkel Adventure: