Airboat Rides Florida

The Fun Fast Way to See the Nature Coast!

Departure times: 9:00 A.M., 11:00 A.M.,1:00 P.M., 3:00 P.M., and 5:00 P.M.
Reservations Suggested



Experience the Thrill of an Airboat Ride & the Natural Beauty of Florida!

Our Most Exciting Tours!! Fast, Fun & Educational!

Surprisingly different way to see our natural areas; going where motorboats can't go. River Safaris pioneered airboat rides and airboat tours on the Homosassa River and we will give you the very best ride for your money! Our airboats can and do go everyplace other airboats go! Captains strive to find wildlife to show you.

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SAFARI RIDE - Slide, twist and turn along the islands, creeks and rivers. Approximately 1 Hour - $38.00 per person- 3 person min.
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GULF RIDE - Travel the backwaters through the estuaries and saltwater marsh to the inner islands of the Gulf of Mexico. Captains will be pointing out wildlife to you and stop from time to time to talk with you about our area. This ride lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours and the cost is $45 per person. Two person minimum.
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BIRD KEY - Glide to the Gulf of Mexico and the northern islands of the St. Martins Keys chain. Bird Key has seasonal populations of frigatebirds and American white pelicans along with many resident birds. Also, it gives you a chance to see life such as sponges, corals, fish, rays and dolphins under the water. Approximately 1 3/4 hours at $55 per person, 3 person minimum.
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ST. MARTIN'S KEYS RIDE - Traveling thru Florida's pristine mangrove covered islands. This is a 100% natural Florida experience traveling into the open Gulf to St. Martins Keys and then Bird Key, returning via the backwaters. Approx. 1 3/4 hours at $65 per person, 3 person minimum.
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KEYS TO OZELLO - This trip has it all! Visiting the Gulf of Mexico, St Martins Keys, Bird Keys and the Ozello areas. Approximately 2 hours at $75 per person and a 4 person minimum. Advanced reservation required.
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SUNSET RIDE - Watch the sun touch the horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. Approx. 2 hours. $55.00 per person, 4 person minimum. Alcohol permitted-BYOB.


PRIVATE TOURS - For those folks who wish to travel with just your group aboard.

Safari Ride:
up to 6 people $228, up to 12 people $456

Gulf:
up to 6 people $270, up to 12 people $540

Bird Key:
up to 6 people $330, up to 12 people $660

St. Martins Keys:
up to 6 people $390, up to 12 people $780

Keys to Ozello:
up to 6 people $450, up to 12 people $750



Prices are per person except private tours. Children ages 4,5 and 6 are 1/2 price (except private tours) and 3 and under are free on all airboat rides. We honor all competitors printed discounts and prices on the Homosassa River. We provide all safety equipment and adult ear protection (we have cotton for small children). Our boats have been specially built for our company and have silicon carbide props, large mufflers and a gear ratio designed to reduce noise as much as possible.

* Times and routes may vary according to weather, tides, boat traffic and wildlife sightings.

Cafe open from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm to purchase drinks and snacks or bring your own. We suggest sunglasses and sunscreen; Please wear clothing that you wouldn't mind getting water or mud spray on! We don't try to get you wet but it can happen! Appropriate clothing for the weather also suggested. Alcohol Permitted, BYOB.

Please contact us about planning your next adventure on the Homosassa River in Old Homosassa Florida!