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Manatee & Springs Cruise

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USD 40.00
Overview
Manatees are the star of the show here on the Homosassa River during the winter. Let us take you out to see them!
We get you close to see the manatees and tell you all about their natural behavior and why they depend on the beautiful springs and river to survive!
We realize that getting in the water is not for everybody. This is a great alternative to swimming with manatees!!!
What to Expect
Itinerary

Homosassa River

Route Duration: 2 hours

Stops on the Homosassa River:
  • Homosassa Springs
Attractions on the Homosassa River:

Homosassa River

Operates: We go around monkey Island then head up the Homosassa river to the head spring to observe manatees.

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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Duration
2h
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We couldn't have asked for a better guide than Captain Jodi. She greeted our family like we were already friends and I knew we were in for a wonderful adventure. Her knowledge of the area and ecosystem is top-notch and she patiently answered any questions we had. She has an
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The guide makes all the difference. Jodi is great and really knows the area. A great way to get acquainted with the river and its amazing inhabitants.
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Captain Jodi gave us a very nice tour of the Homosassa River up to the Springs, starting with a tour of Monkey Island. She was so knowledgeable about the local Ecosystems and we learned a lot! We saw Manatees (a mama & baby) and a small group of dolphins corralling fish for a
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Response from naturecoastecotours, Owner at Manatee & Springs Cruise
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much. It was a pleasure taking your family out. Hope to see ya’ll back soon! 🌎⚓️🐬🐠⛵️🛶
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Jodi was very knowledgeable and fun to be with. We would recommend her to everyone. Planning to come back for they kayaking tour. Can’t wait!
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Response from naturecoastecotours, Owner at Manatee & Springs Cruise
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much. It was a pleasure taking your family out. Hope to see ya’ll back soon! 🌎⚓️🐬🐠⛵️🛶
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Nature Coast Eco Tours
80 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
hjk1962
De Soto, Missouri
359155
Fun and informative!
We took the kayak tour with Jeff. There were 3 teenagers and myself. The river was beautiful, Jeff was very
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33sandrah
Somers, Connecticut
144
Excellent kayak outfitter/guides to see the "real" Florida
The kayaking group in our local community has used Nature Coast Eco Tours on three different monthly trips and
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Aitch91
10
Chassahowitzka kayak tour
Fantastic guided kayak trip; great paddling, beautiful surroundings and awesome wildlife. Plus a bonus swim!
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Spiderhikes
Homosassa, Florida
10
Sunset trip
Capt Jodie Spaulding was extremely fun to ride with and extremely knowledgeable about everything that has to do
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HarryandMegan
10
Wonderful Tour
It was the first time that I had been kayaking for a while and I was very comfortable with Jodi and her crew who
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771debt
cadillac, mi
2220
Perfect Manatee Cruise!
We couldn't have asked for a better guide than Captain Jodi. She greeted our family like we were already friends
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sallybarnardd
Carrabelle, Florida
106
A great guide
The guide makes all the difference. Jodi is great and really knows the area. A great way to get acquainted with
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3inacanoe
198
Kayaking and Springs trip
Our guide Jeff did a great job showing us the native residents of the Chassahowitzka River, including fresh &
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bonnieblan
Fort Worth TX
2215
Family Getaway & Tour
Captain Jodi gave us a very nice tour of the Homosassa River up to the Springs, starting with a tour of Monkey
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Rkben65
10
Very Fun trip
Jodi was very knowledgeable and fun to be with. We would recommend her to everyone. Planning to come back for they
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jessicakM1946KZ
40
Amazing tour!
Jodi was an awesome guide. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. She knew exactly where the manatees were
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Steve H
Bozeman, Montana
5032
I'm tempted to keep this kayaking trip secret and only tell my best friends...
... but it would not be fair to this small, high quality company if I did not report the great time we had while
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Explore802688
10
Great tour, magical visit!
Had a great time seeing the manatees, birds, and other wildlife - magical! The trip was well organized, our guide
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ptmickey
Stockton, NJ
188
Peaceful day on the river
Had a great time kayaking around the springs and river. Saw over a dozen manatee, a few moms with calfs and a
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Paradise318390
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10
WOW
Jodi, thank you so much for a great day on the water we had the best day of our whole trip.jodi you are so
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