Proudly Serving Florida’s
Nature Coast for
10+ Years!

Proudly Serving Florida’s Nature Coast for 10+ Years!

For over a decade...

Hunter Springs Kayak and Manatee Tour and Dive have been the leading adventure specialists in the Crystal River area. Located in the heart of Florida’s legendary Nature Coast, we launch into Kings Bay and its many tributaries including, Three Sisters, Jurassic, King, Hunter, House, and Idiot’s Delight Springs.

Our experienced in-water guides and captains ensure that every visitor receives the assistance that they need to make their trip magical. From advice on planning your self-guided tours, to what vessel will best serve you, we are here to help! With the largest selection of watercraft in the area, we have everything you need to create memories that will last a lifetime.

We feature both public and private eco-tours, as well hourly rentals for stand up paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, clear-bottom kayaks, and more! We’re also proud to offer daily sunset cruises and scallop-hunting adventures.

Reserve your spot today or give us a call at (352) 228-4715 to learn more.

Why Choose Us?

Over 10 Years Experience

Safety First

Professional Guides


  • Good stuff here

    thumb James Mosey
    September 22, 2022

    This place is amazing .. employees are really nice and helpful, please go early, time on the water goes fast and you need time to really enjoy the... read more

    thumb Jacqueline Cuevas
    September 21, 2022

    We had a great time. Very helpful.

    thumb Tony Carter
    September 21, 2022

    Friendly staff, great service 👍🏻they have a bathroom and outside changing rooms onsite. Tip: park your car at the kayak place and walk to the loading dock. Or else you... read more

    thumb Jonathan Wang
    September 20, 2022
  • Cat and Bryan were awesome. They did a great job ensuring we saw manatees. They also made sure to explain all gear and best practices. The entire staff went above... read more

    thumb LaTeshia Williams
    September 19, 2022

    Staff was excellent. Was easy to get a kayak rented and go out. My daughter lost our car keys when she accidentally flipped over and the workers came to try... read more

    thumb Jill Nadeau
    September 18, 2022

    Cat was an outstanding tour guide. She is passionate about what she does and determined to show you a good time. The manatees were amazing. Cat found beautiful springs to... read more

    thumb Don Stoppe
    September 17, 2022

    Great place to rent kayak to trip up to Three Sisters springs. They also rent dry boxes and snorkel gear just in case you forgot yours. Gift shop there as... read more

    thumb karen mccoy
    September 17, 2022
  • Had a blast with my bff Patty on Sunday. Very friendly staff and service. Had a beautiful day, The water is so pretty and the wildlife didn't disappoint! Thank you.... read more

    thumb Lori Tucker
    September 15, 2022

    Very professional,very friendly,I wish the price was a little cheaper,the dry box should be free.we paid enough for the kayak.

    thumb mark human
    September 15, 2022

    Spectacular trip from beginning to end. Staff was superb and informative and super friendly. Best kayaking trip to date.

    thumb Patty McLemore
    September 15, 2022

    Great time!

    thumb Ryan Mazur
    September 15, 2022
  • The people in the office are dripping with kindness and the folks at the launch point are no different. They have awesome local recommendations and tips and tricks for paddling... read more

    thumb Sable Schroff
    September 15, 2022

    Staff was courteous. Answered all our questions, being a first timer me and my were a bit nervous but the staff was were very patient. Loved the colorful ambience,... read more

    thumb Amber Bhatnagar
    September 8, 2022

    Great time out in Kings Bay with my 3 hour kayak rental through Hunter Springs Kayak! Saw manatees and had a refreshing swim in Three Sisters Springs! Highly recommend with... read more

    thumb Tyler Christian
    September 8, 2022

    Quick check in and everyone was very friendly and accommodating! This is the 2nd time we rented from them and we will do it again! We kayak with our 2... read more

    thumb Justyna Calderone
    September 8, 2022
  • This place is absolutely amazing 🤩 with the most friendly people ever. Super great experience and recommend 10000% give them a try you will not be disappointed AT ALL.

    thumb Jennifer Curry
    September 8, 2022

    Always a great experience! Friendly staff and beautiful scenery always brings us back!

    thumb Samantha watkins
    September 8, 2022

    Awesome place...awesome people!!! Reasonable, easy and fun! We MUST go again! The woman who answered my call was an absolute 😇 and took very good care of us. She made... read more

    thumb Shannon Kay
    September 8, 2022

    Beautiful place very helpful staff !!!

    thumb Dawid Lelis
    September 8, 2022
  • People are friendly and informative. Process was easy. Equipment was all good. Had a great time.

    thumb Danny Salvatore
    September 8, 2022

    Very friendly and helpful staff! This was my first time kayaking and I will certainly try to make it a regular experience.

    thumb Flo Herald
    September 8, 2022

    This service was friendly and attentive. Definitely recommended!

    thumb Carla Tovar
    September 8, 2022

    Very good

    thumb Einav Hochberg
    September 8, 2022
  • Very accommodating. We book online for 12:30 and upon getting to the shop we requested for a change to 10:00 and they made it possible. Thanks Hunter Spring Kayak! We... read more

    thumb Rafaelita Oftedahl
    September 8, 2022

    Friendly and very knowledgeable of the area

    thumb chad fish
    September 8, 2022

    Great spot, super friendly staff and everything easy to book and find. I appreciated the video at the beginning about how to interact with the manatees. My husband and I... read more

    thumb Katie Foster
    September 8, 2022

    Swimming with manatees tour guide was an experience and absolutely amazing 😍 They provided wetsuits, goggles with a snorkel Brian and Cat were so informational! They are... read more

    thumb Yesenia Monzon
    September 8, 2022