Visit Crystal River Watersports

Swim with Manatees

Manatee Tours with CRWS

Learn to Scuba Dive

With Crystal River Watersports

Sunset Cruise

Exquisite Gulf Sunset

Summer Excurison

Explore our waterways

Welcome to Crystal River Watersports

Your PADI 5-Star home for Eco Tours on Florida's Nature Coast. We offer a wide range of activities that can be combined for a full day or even a weekend of fun. Your adventure begins at our marina shop right off Highway 19 at the North end of Crystal River.

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Under Water


Learn to Scuba Dive with Crystal River Watersports. We are a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort, and can accommodate anyone wishing to do a "Discover Scuba Diving" through Assistant Instructor. Open Water Referrals welcome.

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In the Water


We've got many things to do in the water for your family fun. We offer several Manatee tours in Crystal River, Indian River and King's Bay. Swim with Manatees, see nature, birds, animals, fish and mammals.

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Perhaps your child has taken a sudden interest in the water, or you as an adult, have finally decided to take the plunge and learn to swim...swim lessons at Crystal River Watersports are fun and practical.

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Post Hurricane Irma


What happened to Crystal River when Hurricane Irma hit? Are the Manatees and wildlife OK? Is it still worth the trip to Crystal River so soon after Hurricane Irma? The answer is, YES! Read on to learn more.

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More about Crystal River Watersports


PADI 5 Star ResortCrystal 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.

We have recently been awarded the PADI 5-Star Resort Designation recognizing the strength of our training programs.

The Staff are involved in multiple efforts to Preserve Nature including Project Aware, Crew 3000, and the Triton Society.

Above the water we have the Eco and Manatee Tours, River Cruises, and Tours.

In the water we offer snorkeling with the manatees as well as snorkel tours down Rainbow River. Under the water offers a whole new world of possibilities with SCUBA. Training from Discover experiences through professional certifications. We also provide guides and dive buddies for local diving. We are offering trips to explore the oceans and reefs elsewhere

Hours are 7AM to 5PM Eastern 362 days a year.