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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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+1 352-628-5222
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Reviewed yesterday

This trip was without a doubt the MOST fun I have had in a long time. Captain Jack was phenomenal, he was patient, pointed out the local sights (Monkey Island) was an unexpected treat. I would highly recommend this trip for everyone but not so...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time. The service from River Safaris was excellent! Captain Mike was great--very knowledgeable and was key in providing us with such a great experience.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We called and ordered our lunch, it was ready when we got there. The captain was very knowledgeable pointing out different things. He was very good at navigating some shallow water with ease. We enjoyed the beautiful waters very much. Our day was wonderful. We...More

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Thank Harley D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had family down to celebrate our anniversary. Every one was excited to go on an airboat river tour. Irish Dave gave us a fantastic tour. He gave us a lot of local history and stopped whenever he saw something of interest, even stopping for...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great trip out with Irish Dave this morning, he managed to find Dolphins, a pair of Bald Eagles, Frigate birds, Pelicans and numerous other birds, all in all a great trip, will certainly ask for Captain Dave next time

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The water was warm,the captain Emerson was very accommodating,and we had a great time. It was not easy diving down for those suckers. My recommendation is dive above the current so it doesn’t pull you too far back to grab the scallop and I wish...More

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Thank pipesmom1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great crew - I would recommend having a guide if you have never taken this adventure before. Definitely helpful to have someone in the water with you to show you the ropes.

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Thank jeanninedavis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out with Irish Dave on Saturday airboating! Had an awesome time! Irish Dave is informative without being boring!!! Thanks for a fun time! We will definitely come back.

Thank Mobile19084
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience. If you get Mike you are in for a treat. A real professional who really respects the manatees and is so considerate. Do this trip if you can, a must do! 😏😏

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Thank joelholt72
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I drove about an hour north from Tampa to take this airboat tour. Our captain was Irish Dave, who was friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. We had a great time and would definitely recommend this tour.

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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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