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Pontoon Boat Rental on Homosassa River provided by River Safaris And Gulf Charters

Pontoon Boat Rental on Homosassa River

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 21/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Departure Point
River Safaris - Adventures on the Wild Side, 10823 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 4 or 8 hour boat rental
  • Fuel
  • River Map
  • USCG required safety equipment
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Propeller and Skeg Insurance
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Additional Info
  • Propeller and Skeg Insurance is Available upon arrival if interested
  • Minimum age is 25 years old to rent a boat
  • A current valid drivers license and credit card are required on day of travel to rent boat
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
21Reviews
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Nicole V wrote a review Nov 2020
2 contributions
Irish Dave was our guide and he was great! The tour was so relaxing and we got to see dolphins, manatees and so many birds and fish. I would highly recommend this experience for everyone!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Chris H wrote a review Nov 2020
Seminole, Florida1 contribution
We actually went on MERMAIDS & MANATEES - FROM THE SPRINGS TO THE GULF which was guided by our captain, Gavin. What fun! We "played with the dolphins" as Gavin put it. We've got fantastic video of Dolphin vigorously hunting in shallow water and them coming to the boat to check
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Donna M wrote a review Sep 2020
Lecanto, Florida2 contributions
Captain Irish Dave was the best tour guide! We did the 75 minute pontoon boat river tour. He entertained us with some funny stories - pointed out some great points of interest and gave us a great tour of the ecosystem. Monkey Island was our favorite.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Steven F wrote a review Jul 2020
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What a great trip we had. It was a busy weekend so I was glad to get a pontoon boat anywhere but this place was great. I rented a 21, 8 passenger 50 hp pontoon. We were celebrating both my wife and I's birthday with family in town. The boat was well put together and the seats
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from SusanB6071, Manager at Pontoon Boat Rental on Homosassa River
Responded 3 Aug 2020
It was our pleasure hosting your family - I personally remember your group! Your family was so fun! We look forward to having you back - oh and we fixed the ladder! We are booking for next year now. Let us know if we can help plan your next adventure!
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Dona wrote a review Jun 2020
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Great people, clean boat, Loaded with safety material, full tank of gas, easy return. Can’t wait to return! Thank you for a beautiful day. I would highly recommend River Safaris.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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About the operator

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By: River Safaris And Gulf Charters
cgmdbm63
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Great River Cruise
Captain Garwin was our guide. He was very nice and knowledgeable about the history of the River. We will ask for hi
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deborahsE4262UE
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Awesome!! Best ever!!
All was awesome!! Irish Dave was awesome!! We really enjoyed the boat ride. Iris Dave was a super awesome captain.
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Melanie S
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Fantastic Experience
The manatee snorkel tour was the highlight of our time in Florida and we highly recommend it if you're visiting in
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dianekE3562VG
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Manatee swim
A dream come true to swim with manatee’s; and a wonderful experience thanks to Captain Fish an JJ. They could not h
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emsleezer
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Great time!
Captain Gavin was highly entertaining and gave us a great ride to the Gulf and back! I would highly recommended tak
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JillPersinger
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Pontoon Tour
We had an absolutely fabulous day with Captains Irish Dave and Gavin! They were very knowledgeable about the area a
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JSDavis0512
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Great experience
Our Captain, Gavin was great! Very personable Knowledgeable and fun! We had such a great time and look forward to c
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ejsrei
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Pontoon Trip
We had an excellent time Gavin gave us an excellent tour and very informative! The store and ticketing was clean an
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dogfamily12
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Awesome Airboat Tour
Beautiful views, lots of bird life, interesting plant life. Captain Fish shared his knowledge of the area and was a
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dogfamily64
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Awesome airboat tour!
Captain Fish was a wonderful guide, giving us some local history, info on plant and bird life, and pointing out thi
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jamiesN2222GW
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We will be back for a manatee swim experience.
Irish Dave was great! Learned alot about old homosassa the springs and the manatees, wonderful relaxing pontoon boa
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rcherndon71
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Airboat ride
Had a wonderful experience. Captain Gavin was very knowledgeable and made sure we enjoyed the ride! Would recommen
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Marilyn B
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Captain Irish Dave is our man in Homosassa!
Captain Irish Dave took us out for a sensational tour of the springs and the Homosassa River out to the Gulf. It w
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Patriesdvm
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Best trip of the season
Captain Irish Dave and in water guide Matt insured that we had a safe, fun, scallop filled afternoon. We stopped to
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haytown42
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What aaa Trip !!!!
Service was great. Cap't was great. Info was top notch,very informative. Trip was everything you would want it to b
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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