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

Deck Boat Rental on Homosassa River

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per group (up to 6)
2 adults
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No Booking Fees
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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.
Important Information
Departure Point
River Safaris - Adventures on the Wild Side, 10823 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 4 or 8 hour boat rental
  • Fuel
  • River Map
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • 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.
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john e wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution
My wife and I had our Colorado family (Daughter with 3 Grands) take a deck boat with private "Captain Dave" up AND down the Homosassa River. What an experience for the 15-year-old, the 12-year-old and the 5-year-old grandchildren. Memories they'll recall forever. They were
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Date of experience: June 2020
Jeff Kacanich wrote a review May 2020
Oxford, Florida1 contribution
The staff at River Safari were very accommodating and helpful. I am very happy with them and will definitely use them again . I would recommend them for your next boat rental. Thank you to the amazing staff.
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Date of experience: May 2020
Carlee C wrote a review Mar 2020
Portland, Oregon1 contribution
Manatees!!!!! Omg! The most majestic experience ever! So thankful that we chose this company with an IN WATER GUIDE and expert manatee finders. Heidi and Irish Dave found, tracked, and coached us every step of the way in our manatee tour. When I say we, I mean me, an
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By: River Safaris And Gulf Charters
Nicole V
Irish Dave is the best!
Irish Dave was our guide and he was great! The tour was so relaxing and we got to see dolphins, manatees and so man
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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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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
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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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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Very educational, enjoyable, comfortable and exciting!
We actually went on MERMAIDS & MANATEES - FROM THE SPRINGS TO THE GULF which was guided by our captain, Gavin. What
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Airboat ride
Had a wonderful experience. Captain Gavin was very knowledgeable and made sure we enjoyed the ride! Would recommen
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Great Day on the Homasassa River!
Captain Irish Dave was the best tour guide! We did the 75 minute pontoon boat river tour. He entertained us with s
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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