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Manatee Trip Details
dalehall - 11/12/2008 2:40 PM
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Manatee Trip DetailsI just made the reservations for the Manatee Trip.. Here are all the details and who to call.. A group of us will be leaving on Friday morning, 12 December to dive the Blue Grotto/Devil’s Den area. After a couple dives there, we will head to Crystal River to stay the next two nights. We’ll head back this way after lunch on Sunday.. Manatee Snorkel (7:00 am December 14th: Sunday) Bird’s Underwater 800-771-2763 Price is $37.10 and you will need your credit card when you call. You can mention my name and they will list you with me.. Although, they said they would put us all together that morning so mentioning my name isn’t all that necessary.. Rainbow River Drift Dive (1:00 pm December 13th: Saturday) American Pro Dive Center 800-291-3483 Price is 29.50 and again, have your credit card available. And, mention my name to be on my boat. Lodging: (Nights of 12 and 13 December for those leaving on Friday..Just the 13th for those waiting until Saturday to go) Port Hotel and Marina 352-795-3111 Price is normally 79.00 a night.. But, Marge (the manager) gave me a special military rate of $65 per night. She said she would extend that price to the entire group (military or not) if they mention my name when booking their room. So, when you call, ask to speak to Marge and make sure you tell her you are part of my group. She only works Thurs-Sun, so if she isn’t there, make double sure you mention my name and get the rate.. That’s what we have got now.. If you are leaving on Friday and want to “convoy” down there, get a hold of me and we’ll discuss the particulars.. And, just in case anyone has any questions, you can email me or call my cell: Message me for cell number if you don’t have it already.. If you wait until Saturday to come down, just give me a shout on my cell when you get to town and I’ll let you know where we are all hanging out. D


nauidiver - 11/16/2008 5:00 PM
Man I was hoping to make that trip but it just did not work out for me :o( anyways how it go? I’ve got friends wanting me to go to Vortex Springs at the end of this month for a 3 days trip but I’m not sure just yet if I’m going to make that. As soon as I have a trip planed for sure I’ll let ya know so you can post if you’d like. Maybe one day we will have the chance to get wet!

- Dale