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River Safaris And Gulf Charters

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“captain bob”(40 reviews)
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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
10823 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3817
+1 352-628-5222
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bought tickets online store workers were very sweet and friendly. Irish Dave gave us the airboat tour. Very friendly and sweet guy. I felt like I knew them for ever. I highly recommend the tour and the food they have there.

Thank Jacqueline L
RiverVentures, Manager at River Safaris And Gulf Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for this super feedback! Dave is an awesome Captain who really loves what he does, that really helps to ensure that all that guests have a great time! We hope you get the chance to come back and see us again!

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a pleasant time. Guide was very knowledgeable. Fantastic way to experience the swamp. Highly recommend.

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Thank Camille L
Reviewed 4 days ago

sorry I dont remember if his name was irish john or irish dave, anyways he was an excellent tour guide/airboat pilot. he was very courteous and answered all of our dumb questions with a smile and a savvy quip.

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Thank gkpollari
Reviewed 6 days ago

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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Thank Craig C
Reviewed 6 days ago

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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Thank mlefebre
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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

Thank Compass556284
Reviewed 1 week 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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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!
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
3 April 2015|
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