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Slick Charters

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Ocala, FL, USA
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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!
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Kris D wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions2 helpful votes
We met Captain Nick a little sooner than he expected, and he was there waiting for us. He really appreciated his guests promptness. While it was a cooler day than what we might have wanted, the boat ride was so relaxing, comfortable and fun and the conversation and laughter with Nick was amazing, informative and entertaining! We highly recommend him for your tour of the Silver Springs or a fishing charter in the area. You will be totally satisfied! Thank you Captain Nick for being available for us today!!🌞⚓
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters
Responded Mar 8, 2020
Kris: Nick is always happy when his guests have a Silver River experience to remember. It is such a peaceful and relaxing ride down the River, and the wildlife just adds to the memory. We hope you get a chance to come back when it is a little warmer. Thank you!
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Diane R wrote a review Feb 2020
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We took a 3 hour scenic boat tour and we really enjoyed ourselves. Nick is such a naturalist and so friendly. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of the river with us and we enjoyed listening. We saw many monkeys, alligators, all types of birds and fish. The highlight was when we saw the baby manatee. Thanks, Nick for the wonderful experience.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters
Responded Feb 21, 2020
Thank you for your kind words. Nick really enjoyed his trip with you, and hopes you get a chance to come back this way again.
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Stephanie p wrote a review Dec 2019
Hayden, Alabama3 contributions1 helpful vote
The captain was extremely great. He took his time to stop and show us wildlife and tell us interesting stories about the river.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters
Responded Dec 5, 2019
We are so thankful for you taking the time to let folks know how much you enjoyed your trip. In this busy world we are always happy to slow down time and show off this special river and it's springs. The wildlife is just that bonus that makes it even more of a get away from it all excursion. I hope we see you again! Thank you, Cindy B.
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Robin S wrote a review Jun 2019
Boynton Beach, Florida4 contributions2 helpful votes
We embarked with Captain Nick at 7:30 a.m. on what we thought would be a sticky, hot morning ride down a river, and did not have any expectation about the experience. We must say were completely AMAZED with the whole thing. First of all - it was NOT hot and sticky - - there was a slight breeze throughout the morning, the river was peaceful and quiet, and it was very comfortable on the boat. Secondly, the nature surrounding us was awe-inspiring. We saw so much in the way of shore birds, wood ducks (my personal favorite) and their babies, alligators and their babies (up close and personal), great blue herons, resident cormorants and anhingas and their nesting areas WITH babies, tri-colored herons, all kinds of fish, and of course the natural 'springs' that the river is famous for... the colors of the water went from reflective greens from the towering trees lining the river to deep blues from the aquifers and the clarity was amazing, Thirdly, but NOT least - Captain Nick was a remarkable guide. He is very knowledgeable about the river, its history, its plant life, water life, fish and fowl life - - he was full of wonderful information and entertaining stories. We can't say enough about this tour and how enjoyable it was!! We went for a 3-hour tour, and it was so great that the time went by very quickly - - We can't wait to go again some day. We thank Captain Nick and highly recommend this tour if you have any love and respect for nature - you will thoroughly enjoy it - and whether you do or don't know much about nature, you will learn so much!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters
Responded Jun 5, 2019
Robin: I am so grateful that you were able to get here for your trip. We were concerned about the heat, and apparently 7:30 is the perfect time. Thank you for the pictures, and I hope that you folks get back soon! Cindy
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cassandranetherton wrote a review May 2019
Middleburg, Florida4 contributions1 helpful vote
The nature boat tour was amazing. Not only is the scenery of Silver Springs beautiful, but Captain Nick was a knowledgeable and personable tour guide. He was able to educate us on the history of the general area and specifically the springs. He was very well versed in the wildlife and ecosystem that we were surrounded by. It was truly a joy to spend our time in Ocala on this tour. We'll definitely book it again.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Cindy B, Owner at Slick Charters
Responded May 3, 2019
Cassandra: Nick looks forward to taking you out again. It is always a pleasure to have someone enjoy the River as much as he does. The Silver River is just one of those places that bring you peace in a very hectic world. Thank you!
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