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River Safaris And Gulf Charters

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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10823 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3817
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On a sunny though pretty cold afternoon we decided to do an air boat tour. It was a great experience at Safari Airboat Adventure. Due to the cold weather we are alone at the desk to get the tour. It was worth it. Our expectations...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank METZINGER_STEFAN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time. Super captain. It was a cool day but they had blankets for those that needed them. Good restaurant there for lunch before trip

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great captain named Bob. He took us way out in the Gulf. Surprisingly, shallow calm water. Thousands of birds flying all around. Gorgeous day!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect getaway unit an relax vacation. The treehouse was beautiful an had everything you would need just bring your cloths an some food. It is the first place I have ever had fresh flowers on the table when we arrived. Staff was...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Extraordinary674922
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was a bit nippy but we really enjoyed the trip. Dave our guide was able to locate a school of dolphins and we saw lots of birds including a bald eagle! Will definitely take another charter with them when returning there👍

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Escape608597
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Air Boat Adventure, via River Safaris and Gulf Charters was delightful! Our considerate guide - Captain Pete was polite, and went out of his way to make our experience: unique; exciting; and educational. His extensive knowledge of the: river; Gulf of Mexico, local history;...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WorthRepeating
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A big shout out to Captain Dave aka Captain Irish Dave. He made our trip super special. The Air boat ride was the best part of our weekend and watching the sunset was an out of the world experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aquartist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Irish Dave was amazing! As he said it twas our lucky day. We saw manatee, loads of dolphins and a beautiful flock of white pelicans. Captain Dave was a wonderful tour guide with a great sense of humor! Would recommend and will do again on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura Franke F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all had a great trip and Captain Bob was a very informative. Not too sure about the alligators (Haha) We will be back

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful ride out through the river to the Gulf. We saw many different kinds of birds, to include the white pelicans that were migrating here to Florida for the winter. Our Captain was very knowledgeable with the area & gave a very...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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AmberG8R
27 March 2017|
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Response from Harry W | Reviewed this property |
I'd go to the "Plantation Inn" dive shop in Crystal River. Great folks, great prices, great info, and close!
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saelk621
20 July 2015|
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Response from Thomas P | Property representative |
Hi Shirley, great question! Alligators live in freshwater environments, such as ponds, marshes, wetlands, rivers, and swamps, as well as brackish environment. Our rescue gators Sal, Mo, & Nella arrived over 10 years ago... More
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SeeGirl
3 April 2015|
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Response from Thomas P | Property representative |
We check our inbox multiple times during the hours of 8am until 4pm. If we have not received your email perhaps it is lost in transit? we do check spam file as well.
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