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River Safaris And Gulf Charters

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Address: 10823 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3817
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+1 352-628-5222
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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River Safaris - Mild & Wild

Airboat Rides & Dolphin Tours / Manatee...

River Safaris - Mild & Wild

Airboat Rides & Dolphin Tours / Manatee Tours / Pontoon Rental / Eco Boat Tours / Fishing Charter / Scalloping / Cafe & Alligator Exhibit

Tropical setting with plenty of parking on our 3 acres of natural and landscaped property. Rentals and Rides leave from our waterfront location. Key West style building in front of the property is where you go to sign in for tours and rentals and to get information and visit our gift shop and cafe. Next door on the same property is the Pepper Creek Pottery in a 1930's Florida Cracker House and the Glass Garage under the Tree House Vacation Rental. Restrooms in the main building with Changing rooms located next to the Glass Garage. Live Alligator "pit" is between the buildings and the waterfront canal that leads to the Homosassa River and the Gulf of Mexico

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US$67.84*
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Crystal River Manatee Swim
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US$94.00*
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Small Group VIP Manatee Pontoon Tour
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US$51.94*
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Gulf of Mexico Airboat Ride and Dolphin Quest from Homosassa

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Great fun for the family

This was our fourth time with river safaris and I will do it again. We have been on other air boat rides but we feel river safaris is the best

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our fourth time with river safaris and I will do it again. We have been on other air boat rides but we feel river safaris is the best

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The Villages, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a lovely boat ride that was just a perfect length. The highlight was the 10-12 dolphins that swam around us for about 10 minutes. Beautiful afternoon.

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RiverVentures, Manager at River Safaris And Gulf Charters, responded to this review

Wow, wow, wow!! Sounds like you had a beautiful day out there on the river! Being approached by dolphins is quite a special privilege...we wish we could offer to everyone, but it can be quite unpredictable!! You guys lucked out....what a treat! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with the world! We hope you get... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great service and fun for all the family. I take all my friends and family when they come to visit, this year I took my 7 yr old son and he loved it, the chances of seeing dolphins is usually high.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There were four of us in my party but I'm the only one that has taken an airboat ride before. We all really enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I highly recommend River Safaris' pontoon boat tour. It was a great value for the money. We had a great time.

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RiverVentures, Manager at River Safaris And Gulf Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your'wonder experience'. That's quite a way to put it! Our pontoon tours really are a great deal and offer a leisurely experience a little different than anything else you can find in the area. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself, we hope you come and see us again! More 

Palm Coast, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a great airboat ride out into Gulf of Mexico... Saw dolphins , Sea turtles, fish, birds & monkeys!!

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Nashville, Indiana
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we absolutely love the air boat ride. whenever we get down we make it a top priority to take the river safari tour.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our second outing with River Safaris and had an amazing time. We were a family of 8 (grandkids, Kids, and Grandparents) Since the boats can only accommodate 6 people we had to split up into two boats. The captains of both boats did a good job of keeping us close together. This time, we actually saw several dolphin... More 

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RiverVentures, Manager at River Safaris And Gulf Charters, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reaching out!! We truly appreciate you taking the time to tell the world about your adventure!! Seeing dolphin out there is quite a treat, no matter how many times it happens it is always a real DELIGHT! We never take that stuff for granted, wildlife can be elusive....so you really had an awesome and lucky... More 

Hudson, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Bob was a fun narrator who made the excursion interesting. My two Grandsons, ages 6 and 8, are visiting from Ohio and they loved the ride. Thanks again

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Hudson, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip for any age, we were a family of teens - grandparents and all had a great time. Captain Bob was very informative and pointed out many things along the way. Beautiful scenery. Everyone at River Safaris were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend this if you are in the area.

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