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Native Vacations, Inc.

#3 of 26 Tours in Homosassa Features Animals
10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448-3825
+1 352-601-8992
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Manatee swim

Amazing! Captain Ron was great. Definitely will do again during the winter when there is even more... read more

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Brii H
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ABOVE AND BEYOND

The highlight of our girls vacation was swimming with the manatees. Captain Greg went above and... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
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Visit us to snorkel with the newly, downlisted, threatened, Florida Manatee. Come visit our new Gift Shop and check in location, located in "Old Homosassa Florida" There is no experience like it. We offer 3 to 6 hour swimming with manatee tours, in the only place in the United States where one can enter the natural habitat of an endangered species, with the intention of some kind of interaction. We have been in business 18 years and pride ourselves on great customer service and the fact that we love what we do. We also offer dolphin sightseeing tours at 3:30 daily. Scalloping July-Mid September.
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10460 W New York St, Homosassa, FL 34448-3825
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing! Captain Ron was great. Definitely will do again during the winter when there is even more manatees at the springs.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The highlight of our girls vacation was swimming with the manatees. Captain Greg went above and beyond to make sure we experienced an up close encounter with manatees. He was knowledgeable and very personable, making this excursion exceptional. He is a true asset to your...More

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CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your review, we always appreciate any feedback! We are all so happy that your girls day was so great and that you enjoyed Captain Greg's entertainment. I love girls day too, and I certainly appreciate your choosing us for your manatee experience....More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This was a bucket list trip for me with my best friends. I have always been fascinated with manatees and have so desired to swim with them. So this year I got my chance! Our trip was nothing short of extraordinary!! The weather turned out...More

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CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Yay! I love it when we get to help someone get a bucket list item checked off! This is truly one my favorite experiences to share with our customers. Capt. Greg is a knowledgeable, fun and funny guide, and I am happy that you and...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome experience, 5 ladies on a girls trip. One of our chicks was wanting to check off her bucket list.....swim with manatees. With the expertise of our AWESOME Captain Greg.....he had us on the manatees and we are all officially in the...More

Thank Jennifer K
CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Welcome to the Snorkeling with Manatees Club! Thank you for your review, we do like to get all the feedback we can. I am glad that you enjoyed Captain Greg, and of course, seeing the manatees, but I have to admit that I am a...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. Our captain, Greg, was amazing. He was fun & very personable. He definitely went above & beyond to make our manatee experience the best it could be!More

Thank Crystal M
CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your great review, we appreciate every one that we get. We are all happy that you enjoyed Captain Greg's Unique Personality! He is a fun, and personable guy. We are happy to have him on our staff. I'm sure he enjoyed "girl's...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Captain Greg was very personable and did a great job making sure we were able to swim with the manatees. Due to the time of year it was not uncommon that they would not be seen but he didn't give up and we had a...More

Thank Dawn B
CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you, very much for your nice review. It is true that we have summer manatees, because Summer here and Summer not! LOL It can take a little longer to find them, but we work very hard to find them for you, and we rarely...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I been wanting to swim with manatee for a long time. Captain Greg was our tour guide, he was so knowledgeable and experience. Could not ask for a better trip.More

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CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for your review, we are all happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip. Captain Greg is a fun captain, and knowledgeable as well. I know he will pleased with your review. We hope you will be back again some time. Thank you...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I took my parents and best friend in hopes we would have a fun day out. We were lucky to get Traci who was not only knowledgeable but made you feel like you were an old friend. I had low expectations as I didn't want...More

Thank Alexandra B
CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Alexandra, thank you for your review, we always appreciate them! It was a pleasure to meet all of you yesterday, and to take all of you to see the manatees. I am very happy that all of you enjoyed your afternoon with the manatees,...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

We went a few years ago with Captain Traci for our anniversary in November (we are just now getting into Trip Advisor reviews). We were the only ones on the tour that day and it was early November so we weren't sure how many (if...More

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CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hello, and thank you for your review, it does not matter how long ago you've visited, you can still write about your experience. We are so very happy that you had such a great day, and had a wonderful time with the manatees, and watching...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We did the used Native Vacation to swim with Manatees. Our Aunt had used this company before and had nothing but great things to say about them. She was right!!! Greg was our captain and he was AWESOME. He was helpful and gave a lot...More

Thank mamcjreynolds
CaptainTraci, Owner at Native Vacations, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we love reading feedback from our customers. You have given some good advice and information for our upcoming guests. We really do know what we are doing, and we love what we do! It is always a pleasure...More

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