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Tour the historic Silver River with Slick Charters. See alligators, monkeys and more. Fish the rivers and lakes of the Ocala National Forest for Largemouth Bass. Please contact us for prices!
Ocala, FL 34470
+1 352-236-3955
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Captain Nick is the best. The Silver Spring tour is so much more than seeing gators and monkeys!!! It is obvious that Nick knows his river and is deeply in love with it. At one point, he stopped the boat, turned off the motor so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Nick really enjoyed your company on the tour, and knew right off the bat that it was going to be a great one. Hope you get back this way soon. Thank you very much for the wonderful words!

Reviewed May 11, 2018

I booked this for my wife back in March. We both have always talked about going and I decided for her birthday would be perfect. Captain Nick was on time and very nice and polite. He told us excellent stories and facts about the area...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

I been to all 50 States. Lived in the Smoky Mountains on one of the prettiest rivers you could imagine. This is absolutely a must for anyone who loves nature and the beauty any one place can offer! Captain Nick was great!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank omarleys
Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

Nick thanks you for your kind words, and he hopes he has a chance to show the River to you again the next time you come this way

Reviewed November 20, 2016

As a charter boat captain in SWFL I totally appreciate a captain who is on time and has the local knowledge. Boat was in the water and he was ready and waiting as we pulled in just before 9 AM, our start time. I have...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2016

Capt. Mike: Nick looks forward to having you back out on the Rivers. He says to remind you that the Bass bite on the Ocklawaha River just keeps getting better over the next few months. Mother Nature has been drawing visitors to the clear waters...More

Reviewed July 14, 2016

I booked this tour, wanting to find the true Florida and to show my children(age 10,13 & 16) that Florida is not just theme parks. I booked the tour via email which was very efficient and informative. We met Captain Nick at 8am ready for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2016

Thank you for taking the time for such kind words. We are grateful that you were able to make new family memories with wonderful pictures for the scrapbooks. Capt. Nick always enjoys showing these wonders to such appreciative guests, and would love to see you...More

Reviewed March 5, 2016

We arrived early in the day for our tour. It worked out very well because there was no one on the river and the wildlife had not been disturbed. We saw birds, fish and many other animals. My favorite were the monkeys. We were able...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2016

Capt. Nick thanks you for your kind words!

Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Three hours of another world, as the captain took us down the beautiful river. The sights were sublime and the captain didn't talk too much--just enough. A real bargain.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank eastcoastbrian
Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2016

We often refer to the Silver River as Mother Natures aquarium and hope we get to show it to you again someday!

Reviewed February 17, 2016

A beautiful day was in the forecast so we called Captain Nick to book a River Tour. My Mom, Dad and I were warmly greeted by Captain Nick as we stepped aboard. The seats are comfy and the boat was spacious for just the 3...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank travellerJulesD
Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2016

It is always good when the forecast goes your way, and we are grateful you had such a wonderful day. Thank you!

Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We had the pleasure of hiring Captain Nick for his 3 hour Silver River tour. What a great experience. We can't wait to hire him the next time we are visiting that area. He is very knowledgeable about the river, trees, fish, wildlife, the Springs...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank Sue B
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We just spent three hours on the river with Capt. Nick of Slick charters. The River Tour included a nice, comfy seats with backs (for us older folks) guided tour with a very knowledgeable Capt. Nick knows his birds and alot about the river history....More

Date of experience: April 2013
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February 3, 2017|
Response from Cindy B | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Anyone taking our tour must be able to climb down a small ladder into the boat. I can refer you to a captain who has a pontoon boat. Please give me a call!
Junior E
July 16, 2015|
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Response from Cindy B | Property representative |
The charters are all private, and the cost per adult is $35. The county requires a $5 parking fee. My apologies for the late answer, but I was unaware that a question had been posted. Thank you, and please give a call if... More