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Address: 10823 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3817
Phone Number: +1 352-628-5222
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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River Safaris - Mild & Wild

Airboat Rides & Dolphin Tours / Manatee...

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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River Safaris and Gulf Charters

Air Boat ride with Captain Bruce was a GREAT experience. Captain Bruce was fun, informative and an excellent Captain. The ride was beautiful. I can't wait to take some other... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Lynn J
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Bingham Farms, Michigan
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Bingham Farms, Michigan
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Air Boat ride with Captain Bruce was a GREAT experience. Captain Bruce was fun, informative and an excellent Captain. The ride was beautiful. I can't wait to take some other friends on this ride so I can go again.

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Hudson, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bruce was our tour guide. He was very entertaining and loads of fun. We had a fabulous time. Highly recommend doing this.

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Tierra Verde, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family thanksgiving weekend. Beautiful day. Timing. The captain was a bit boring didn't really talk. Otherwise was fun

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Thank Becky C
Beverly Hills, FL, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bruce was an awesome guide for this tour. We had three of us and three strangers on this trip. We all had a great time. Our guide was a sweet man who knew the ins and outs of the Gulf of Mexico as he had grown up with this as, "my mud puddle" and he was very good with the... More 

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Beverly Hills, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome experience and Captain Bruce did a fantastic tour! The whole experience was without a doubt worthwhile! We can't wait to take another ride!

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Divide, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been with Riverventures several times.. This was best ever only too short...Time flew by and friendly manatees all over the place. LOVED the new Homossassa location and Capt Paul and Amanda were great. Keep up the wonderful work

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Thank ingrid485
Sun City Center, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the almost two hours of experiencing an air boat ride and the beautiful area. Lots of wildlife....and birds. We would do it again!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was hands down one of my favorite experiences ever. Every person was super nice, our guide and boat captain really knew how to make your time awesome. We saw lots of manatees and one baby one came to play with us and it was such a sweet experience.

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Hudson, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lindsay and Brian were amazing. I do wish there was a law requiring all swimmers to be at least 12. It is not meant for young children and they spoil the trip for the rest. This was another boat who showed up. Not ours. When booking please think of others. It is too much for the little ones.

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Thank Tina S
Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a 9am ride with Capt. Pete. Great scenery, maneuvers around the curves in the river, informative narrative about the Eco system. Very comfortable, safe and exciting. Would highly recommend this adventure. Cost was reasonable for the hour and a half excursion.

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