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manatee swim, dive, and fossil hunt
Event Date Sat, January 21, 2012 - Sun, January 22, 2012
Event Location Crystal River, FL
Event Price aprox $100
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Category: Dive Trip
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You are making your own reservations for this trip, we just thought someone others might like to go so here is the plan:

  • January 21st 2012: Currently the plan is to snorkel with Manatees on Crystal River with a dive at King’s Spring, with American Pro Diving Center. We will be diving at 7 am. You can make your own reservations by contacting them and asking for the 7 am boat (tell them same boat as Szklarski). First part of trip is a snorkel trip, then we will be diving at King’s Spring, a 50 foot cavern that is covered with mangrove snapper, Lots of nooks and crannys to check out. is their website. This will be on Saturday the 21st.
  • After we finish with this morning dive, and if there is time we will head about an hour north and go to Manatee Springs State park. It’s $4 fee to get into this part (you must bring your own gear and tanks for this dive). We plan on diving Catfish hotel, then a quick dive in the main spring to "wash off". Catfish Hotel is covered with duck weed at the top but once you get past the top it’s a beautiful spring. You’ll want to jump into the other spring, a short walk, to clean off the duckweed. After this dive we will head to Venice/Peace River
  • Sunday, January 22, 2012: Meet up with Fossil Babe for a fossil Hunt on the Peace River. Her website to register is you will need to contact her to make arrangements for this hunt.
  • if you need any more information let me or Dave (Flaski) know and we’ll try to answer. We plan on spending the night in Crystal River, Florida on Friday night and in Venice on Saturday night. Hadn’t decided on accommodations as of yet.

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