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10200 W Halls River Rd, Homosassa, FL 34448-3411
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All reviews old florida gulf of mexico state park fish bowl take your time florida native blue water enjoy nature manatee watching natural habitat great outing few hours wildlife including rented a pontoon boat scallop season beautiful area airboat tour
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being it was such a warm day, there were only a few of these incredible creatures out! We had a great time... water temp is Brisk but feels great on a hot day. Water is Crystal clear.... park rangers are everywhere to help protect all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been out on the river with friends on a pontoon and a larger fishing boat. So much to see and do. Our first trip we saw many Manatee! You have to be VERY careful to not hit them with your prop. You must be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SheilaBuck28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a boat trip up and down the river. Manatees are all over. They are very curious as to what is going on. You can jump into the river and swim with them, but the water was a little cool for me to do...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cvieths
Reviewed 5 February 2019

It's a great river to travel on to relax or play, you chose. Certain times of year it is abundant with Manatees and we have seen many Dolphins. Channels off the river that is great for snorkeling. Restaurant/bars along the way to stop at if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank A3667HCjamesr
Reviewed 4 February 2019

It is beautiful and the manatees are excellent to look at from the deck. However if you want to swim with the manatees go with a tour guide as they provide the gear and the guidance and have an excellent experiance. I used snorklewiththemanatee.com, I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VannyG1979
Reviewed 31 January 2019

We were in a cousins boat for a joy ride. He took us up to the springs where the water is warmer and we enjoyed about 20 manatee's swimming around the boat. This was my first up-close view of the elephant of the water and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank scheefer
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Good place to see Manatees. Best to go with a guide the first time so you know how to spot and how to interact with the manatees. Lots of people boating, kayaking, paddle boarding and snorkeling. Water is always 72 degrees Fahrenheit. Best to have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aaronm243
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Thie river and area is great for nature lovers and explorers. Rustic, not the busy, chic, Florida. We rented a pontoon boat and did a trip down the river to the Gulf which was very nice. We should have rented for several days, because there...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank InTheMuskokas
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful area , all town feel. Lots to do you can kayak, paddle board or take one of the many tours. Filled with wildlife

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Seeingthingsnow
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We have friends that live near the river. Just sitting outside is a great experience. Watching the fish and enjoying a great sunset.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Linda C
19 August 2018|
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Response from BubbainMulberry | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Hmmmm. 11 miles in from the Gulf MOL to the actual Springs. Sorry for the delay with responding
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Nizzy B
1 January 2017|
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Response from Austin D | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Arline Z | Reviewed this property |
There's a terrific put-in place and it's free to use. It's at Riversport Kayaks where they do tours, sell kayaks and rent them, but they allow individuals to use their ramp that is safe. You can call them at 352-621-4972 for... More
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