Look for something exciting around every bend in the Homosassa River!
All Homosassa tours go by Monkey Island.
Pontoon Boat Tours
SPRINGS TOUR- Visit the "Blue Waters" where the Homosassa River begins. Many species of fish freely travel from the Gulf of Mexico into the springs. Manatees arrive from the Gulf of Mexico from November thru March to spend the winter in the constant 72 degree (23C) fresh water. The Springs Trip also cruises through "downtown" Old Homosassa by Shrimp and crab boats and around little Bird Island - a small nesting and roosting area for Great Blue Herons, Cormorants, Anhingas and more. Approx. 1 hour 1/4 hrs at $25 per person. Two person minimum
SWIM AT THE SPRINGS - MAY - SEPT.
$25.00 per person 1 1/4 hours with approx.15 minutes of swim time, 2 person minimum. OR $35 per Person, 2 hours - includes mask, snorkel and fins. approx.1 hour swim time, - 4 person mimimum.
Manatee Swim November - March
BACKWATER TOUR - After passing Monkey Island, Downtown Old Homosassa and Little Bird Island you'll cruise to Tiger Tail Island-the site of a former Sugar Cane Plantation and on to Shivers Bay where the town of Homosassa actually began. There's plenty of History and views to enjoy. 1 hour 15 min. approx. at $25 per person. Two person minimum
LONG BACKWATER TOUR - extends the backwater tour to the Gulf of Mexico for a view of the open waters and St. Martins Keys - a chain of islands located off shore know for great fishing and birding. Approximately 2 1/2 hours at $45 per person - 4 person minimum
COMBINATION TOUR - The Spring and Backwater tours combined. Approximately 2 1/2 hours at $42 person - 3 person minimum
GULF OF MEXICO TRIP- Travel the scenic Homosassa River along the edge of the Chassahowitizka National Wildlife Refuge thru "Hell's Gate" to an open view of the Gulf of Mexico and Islands. Approximately 1 3/4 hours at $35 per person with a 3 person minimum
SPRINGS TO GULF TRIP - Visit the head waters of the Homosassa River then take a leisurely ride the full length of the river to the Gulf of Mexico. Approximately 2 1/2 hours at $45 per person with a 4 person minimum.
SUNSET CRUISE - A relaxing way to watch the day pass to night. The beautiful palm laden islands are silhouetted against the dropping sun and water. Be sure to bring your camera. Approximately 2 hours at $50 per person- 2 person min.
Rates are per person plus tax. Cafe open from 11:00am to 3:00pm to purchase drinks and snacks or bring your own. Alcohol Permitted, BYOB. Pets welcome. Children ages 4, 5 & 6 are half price and ages 3 and under are FREE after minimum person requirements are met.
Please contact us about planning your next adventure on the
Homosassa River in Old Homosassa Florida!