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Native Vacations, Inc.

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Address: 4155 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL 34446-1190
Phone Number: 866-466-2848
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Nice restaurant with good ambiance and good service. The food is good to very good with quite a large variety. They also serve dinner and have a full service bar.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Michael S
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice restaurant with good ambiance and good service. The food is good to very good with quite a large variety. They also serve dinner and have a full service bar.

Thank Michael S
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We had Captain Traci, and she was AWESOME! We were able to book a spot for 2 people a day before. We got there, saw a short video and off we went. They did say upfront that we may not be able to see any manatees and if not, we get raincheck. But fortunately, we there were 2 manatees that... More 

Thank fakeashlove
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Having been manatee watching with Native Tours in the past, and had a great experience, I was nervous that this trip might not be as good. How wrong I was, Captain Traci managed to seek out the manatees, and we had a brilliant time interacting with them. A theme park ride this is not, but an opportunity to do something... More 

Thank ulyett
Alvechurch, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We had been on a swimming with manatees tour with Capt Traci 6 years ago on our last visit to Florida when she was based in Crystal River. Thanks to my daughter having kept her business card we tracked her down to her new base in Homosassa and we were delighted when she agreed to take us out on an... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We knew that being summer we would be pushing our luck to see manatees but decided to give it a go anyway. From the outset Capt Traci was helpful and the lifetime guarantee of manatee spotting was a plus in their favour. On the tour day itself we went out with Capt Katy (one of our party went out with... More 

Thank Grant W
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

If you are considering a swim with the manatees, choose Captain Traci who has been doing manatee tours, and education, for over 17 years. She will teach you, and if there is a manatee to be found, she will find it. I live in Florida and have taken many visitors to view the manatees; after discovering Native Vacations and Captain... More 

Thank morganowl
Clermont, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

I am completely heartbroken. We woke up early to drive an hour to get to our tour, and sadly it fell very short of expectations. There are some things that can't be helped, such as no clear waters (it was murky and tanic from the rain so we could barely see anything) and we saw a total of two manatees... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

In summer the chances of actually finding manatees are of course much smaller than in winter, when they are all in the river. So we spent quite some time on the boat with our Captain Traci. She is experienced, respectful of nature, fun and interesting to talk to about anything... and she did find us a mother with her calf... More 

Thank HugoBern
Sylva, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Capt Jessica took us out in a pontoon boat for our excursion. We booked early and had the entire boat to ourselves. She was very knowledgeable and very professional. She took us to different site seeing locations and swimming holes that were crystal clear and we did get to see 2 manatees on the way back in. The captains navigated... More 

Thank Ocean_high83
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

This was one of those life experiences that will live on in my memory, especially because I was able to share the fun with great friends. We were fortunate enough to share the water with a beautiful mother manatee and her calf. They are beautiful, graceful creatures. Captain Tracey is passionate about manatee conservation, and her love of the manatees... More 

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