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Homosassa River

Homosassa, FL
+1 352-634-2018
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US$ 68.90*
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Scallop Hunt Expedition with In-water Guide from Homosassa
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US$ 750.00*
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Private Scallop Picking Party
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Homosassa, FL
+1 352-634-2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to go and hang out with family and friends and see the manatees we also go on the islands and BBQ and let the kids play

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed yesterday

here you could learn more about manatee, watch them while feeding. It is nice to bath in clear Homosassa Spring water

Thank Анна Р
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed on the river for weekend. We took a boat up the river to the head spring. It is a beautiful ride of the river with a lot of nature and beautiful houses to view. The water is clear at the spring head and...More

Thank drwsurf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Water temp 72 degrees year round. Water is beautiful and there are a lot of Manatees & Fish! There are tons of stuff to do.

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this area. It was quiet and relaxed and well taken care of. We will certainly be visiting again and bringing our children with us next trip.

Thank CyndiLynnB
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Put my pontoon boat in at the Riverhaven Marina, there was a $10 fee. I took 7 of my family members with me for a day long cruse. First we went up to the head waters which were closed. The manatees were mostly gone by...More

Thank Whandforth
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Homosassa River is one of sentence rivers in Citrus County. Loved by locals and not well known to Florida tourists. Life along this river is reminiscent of life in Old Florida. It is certainly worth a day trip on the river, then visiting Old...More

Thank RippleManatee
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The Homosassa river is full of many species of birds and is peaceful and beautiful. Manatees can be found in this river as well.

Thank India Delphine ... S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had a great day exploring the park. They had a hippo who resides there from a zoo that was closed years ago. He's pretty spoiled. They had many different kinds of birds as well Boat and train ride were included. Nice family park

Thank FrogWhizzer_10
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Kayaked from our friend's rental home through the canal-lined neighborhood to reach Homosassa Springs. Then kayaked down-river to Monkey Island. It was an enjoyable trip, but can be quite congested on weekends. Saw many manatee, more going in and out of the channel to the...More

Thank 707bobbis
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Nizzy B
Where can we rent kayaks?
31 December 2016|
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Response from kentuckywild | Reviewed this property |
we were at the old Mill and resturant, I'm sorry I didn't see any kayak rentals, but they're there somewhere, I saw people on them
Jenni L
My friend and I will be driving up from St Pete with our own kayaks. We would like to know where to put in to the Hommosassa in order to connect with the manatee. We have also heard that there is a great cafe for lunch, directly facing Monkey Island. Can you help with directions to either/both a boat launch and the cafe?
13 March 2015|
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Response from Arline Z | Reviewed this property |
I haven't eaten at the cafe, but you won't have trouble finding it or, ask the person who assists with the kayaks. One thing to remember - the kayak place doesn't have a bathroom and it's wise to go before starting out - so... More