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Address: 5297 S. Cherokee Way, Homosassa Riverside Resorts, Homosassa, FL
Phone Number: (352) 302-9207
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Captain Stu has been down here for decades and has an amazing amount of knowledge for the area. Took the time to show us hidden gems along the way and made it so enjoyable I would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sally A F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Stu has been down here for decades and has an amazing amount of knowledge for the area. Took the time to show us hidden gems along the way and made it so enjoyable I would go back again!

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Thank Sally A F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

THE BEST! Riverside Resort Airboat Ride w/ Capt. Dave (formerly Capt. Stu). We had an awesome experience with Dave, so knowledgeable about the area of Homosassa, Monkey Island and surroundings. Could have stayed all day. Thrilling, informative & all the staff was friendly from making reservations, arrival, and total experience. Highly recommend.

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Thank Bobbi D
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The owner operator was outstanding in all areas and also came in on his own time to accomidate. We will definitely rent from him again in the future. Thanks from the Karibian and Stepanian Family!

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Thank GECKO0611
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Had company coming so tried to set appointment for a ride. His craft was laid up for repairs and he recommended another airboat operator. The other operation ( River Safari ) never responded to several calls and messages. So the much flaunted airboat scene in Homosassa is sorta NOT!

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Thank Mick M
Asheboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We took this airboat ride and loved it, the Capt. was friendly and explained the things we saw as we went by at a slow speed. However when we hit the gulf and he opened the boat up there was no talking, only a great ride. I have been on several airboats and this was a great ride, and would... More 

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2 Thank Sandra D
Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I called the resort marina last week and made a reservation for a party of four to take a 2PM boat trip today, Monday. They took my name and told me no problem they would see us Monday. After an hour and 15 minute drive to Homosassa Springs we were told that the boats are out of service. They apologized... More 

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4 Thank jimmielea
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We reserved a late afternoon tour on Labor Day weekend and had the pleasure of one of Captain Stu's assistants take us out. Being a holiday the main channel was very crowded but soon we were off in the shallow water, past many beautiful islands, and totally away from the other boaters enjoying the beauty of natural Florida. We saw... More 

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5 Thank eugene0ne
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Saw Capt. Stu's reviews here and gave it a try on short notice by calling the Riverside Resort where we were staying. Air boating is a great experience and he was accommodating to my GoPro to be mounted directly to the cross beam of the boat, some AMAZING pictures. So he took us around and hopped over some grassy areas... More 

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4 Thank Ermoalfa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We went air boating for the first time with Capt Stu for my husband's birthday. It was a blast! He is very knowledgeable about the Homosassa area and just an all around great guy. I would definitely recommend to anyone interested in going on a air boat tour in Homosassa to call Capt Stu!!! Thanks Again Capt!!!

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3 Thank JenMonath
Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

5 star is not high enough for Capt. Stu!! If you want an awesome air boat tour and 1st rate service then contact Capt. Stu! I am so happy I had read previous reviews on here and chose his tour. When we arrived in town I called to set up the tour - received a recording that he was unavailable... More 

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