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River Safaris And Gulf Charters

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10823 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3817
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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 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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  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“airboat ride” (136 reviews)
“captain bob” (45 reviews)
“scallops” (82 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10823 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3817
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"airboat ride"
in 136 reviews
"captain bob"
in 45 reviews
"scallops"
in 82 reviews
"air boat"
in 35 reviews
"river safari"
in 25 reviews
"great ride"
in 24 reviews
"white pelicans"
in 11 reviews
"saw dolphins"
in 25 reviews
"rented a pontoon boat"
in 9 reviews
"bald eagles"
in 17 reviews
"scalloping trip"
in 17 reviews
"next year"
in 16 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 9 reviews
"pod of dolphins"
in 8 reviews
"great guide"
in 10 reviews
"nature coast"
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"wonderful experience"
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Captain Phil was very thoughtful and considerate. He did an excellent job and answered all our questions. Thank you for a great experience.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our captain was great and gave us an interesting ride. Would highly recommend this trip. Took us out the Homosassa River to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the staff, tour to the rental, everything was exceptional. Had a great time with Tanner yesterday. Stayed in the rental, it is awesome. Everyone here goes above and beyond to make sure you have a great experience. I highly recommend them.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome experience! This is a must do if you visit Florida. The charter was fun, comfortable, and we got our limit in scallops. Our captain, Tom, couldn’t have been more friendly and knowledgeable. We had a BLAST!! Will go again soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We scallop every year, and I will say we have had worse charters with other companies (the captain ate most of our scallops) however; we were definitely disappointed by our charter. We went out with one other family, and immediately, before we even go out...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Capt.Bob was pretty nice and informative. We loved the air boat ride;we saw dolphins, sea turtles, a shark, and islands with a bunch of birds. I definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Tom and Sheena were awesome!!! I’m guessing everyone who works for this company is great though. My husband and sons went last year with different staff and loved them. Courteous. Knowledgeable. Professional. See you next year!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly and helpful staff. New boat but engine kept picking up grass so our journey was longer in and out than other boats. Captain was very nice but would have liked to have picked up more oysters. Maybe if it’s your first time get a...More

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AmberG8R
28 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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3 April 2015|
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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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