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River Safaris And Gulf Charters

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Homosassa, FL, USA
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About River Safaris And Gulf Charters
River Safaris - Mild to Wild Airboat & Dolphin Tours, Manatee Swim Excursions, Pontoon Rentals, Nature and Wildlife Tours, Guided Scalloping Tours. All rentals and tours leave from our beautiful waterfront location. Key West style building in front of the property is where you go to sign in for tours, rentals and information. Please take the time to browse our gift shop. Breakfast & lunch are available at our very own Two Pop's Deli. Next door on the same property is the Pepper Creek Pottery in a 1930's Florida Cracker House and our Tree House Vacation Rental. Visit our Live Alligator exhibit and relax in a park like setting along our waterfront canal that leads to the Homosassa River and the Gulf of Mexico.
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Spectacular Scenic Safari Airboat Adventure from Homosassa

Zip through the canals and backwaters of Homosassa on this airboat ride. Hold on to your seat as you take in views of Battle Creek, Sam’s Bayou, Salt River, Shriver's Bay, and the Little Homosassa, before returning to the dock. Keep an eye out for local wildlife such as dolphins, manatees, and maybe even a gator.
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1 hour
from $51.94

Gulf of Mexico Airboat Ride and Dolphin Quest from Homosassa

Take a 1-hour airboat ride through the waters of the Gulf of Mexico on this tour from Homosassa. You'll zoom through estuaries and backwaters, looking for dolphins as you go. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $67.84

Pontoon Boat Rental on Homosassa River

Spend a full or half day enjoying the laid-back Florida lifestyle on a pontoon boat in the Homosassa River. These boats are built for fun and comfort, with a sun shade and bench seating for 6 or 12 passengers depending on the choice of boat. Opt for an 8-hour rental and go out scalloping, or spend 4-hours fishing or relaxing with your family and friends.
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4 hours
from $139.07

Homosassa Semi-Private Houseboat Swim with the Manatee Tour

Explore the calm waters of the Homosassa head springs and see native manatees during this half-day tour. Begin with an introductory session about passive interaction, a way to swim with the manatees without disturbing their natural behavior. Get out on the water and jump in to swim around these docile giants, endangered and living only in this part of Florida. Learn about their biology and behavior from your certified captain and walk away with purchased photographs of your experience.
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4 hours
from $83.74

Deck Boat Rental on Homosassa River

Experienced boaters: this 19-foot Starcraft deck boat is just the toy you need for cruising the waters of the Homosassa River. Boasting a four-stroke, 115-horsepower Yamaha engine, this vessel has plenty of “get up and go.” Bench seating, a Bimini top, hydraulic steering, and abundant storage make this an ideal boat for a day of fishing or cruising with your loved ones.
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4 hours
from $202.82
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Bronnie55 wrote a review Mar 7
Jacksonville, Florida16 contributions3 helpful votes
Our guide Emerson was a lot of fun. He took us on a manatee finding expedition and we were not disappointed. I enjoyed getting a little history about Homosassa, not only the town but about the plants and animals as well. It was a cold ride to the gulf and I would have enjoyed spending that time just tooling around the river. This is great for someone not wanting to snorkel but wants to see the river.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Rachel M. wrote a review Mar 5
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We found this place through Harvest Host and they let us stay on their property for two nights in our RV! We did one of the early morning swims with the manatees and wow it was amazing. Everyone was friendly, there is a sandwich shop on site with great food and free coffee, and the location was beautiful.
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freeflow85 wrote a review Mar 2
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We stayed overnight and dry camped in our 32' RV. We were on the water and parked close to the resident alligators. Van and Halen. Check in was smooth and Shanna at front desk was very welcoming. We went on an air boat ride and toured the water ways. We enjoyed a hearty and reaskpriced breakfast and enjoyed kayaking in their complimentary kayaks. The place is very clean and eveyone friendly. We enjoyed it so much we already plan to return!
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tcensley wrote a review Mar 2
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This tour company goesnout of their way to provide comforts as well as fun to their customers! We stayed on site as oart of HARVEST HOSTS program and took the manatee tour. Plenty of manatees to float with. The cafe has deliscious eats at fair prices and Both Lindsey and Capt Mike were AWESOME!! We had such a good experience that booked a different tour the following day! Definitly will be back!
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upkelly wrote a review Feb 2021
Champion, Michigan1 contribution
Highly recommended! Friendly staff. Harvest Host stay was awesome! Airboat ride & snorkeling with the manatees was fabulous. We had Irish Dave for both events, great guy!
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