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Homosassa River

Homosassa, FL
+1 352-634-2018
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“monkey island” (12 reviews)
Homosassa, FL
+1 352-634-2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Folks this is one of only two places you can swim with manatees. Best time of year is Nov-Feb, as Manatees like warm water in the winter and come to the springs that surround the area.

Thank 5danas
Reviewed 1 week ago

No Manatees this time of year. Just a great place to cool off after a successful day of scalloping in the Gulf.

Thank MamaCass2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, spring fed river. You can see so many manatees in the Winter but a few are around the rest of the year too. Love to just sit & watch the birds there too.

Thank Marsha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very scenic on the Homosassa River when boating to the Gulf of Mexico. Boating to the Blue water on the River is amazing at this time of year to see the Manatees.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place... my first time here .. after living in Florida for many many years, I'm sorry I wasn't here years ago!! Many rentals available for a great vacation.

Thank Ehard00
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This is one those places that is a hidden gem. Lots of opportunities to kayak, canoe, boat, or fish. There are also a ton of wildlife if you get there early.

Thank BowserJournal
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Stayed by the river, did an airboat tour and the manatee snorkel with River Safaris. EXCELLENT!!! Monkey Island is funny. The river bar is a good time and has good, inexpensive food and live music. A good time all around!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The River/Spring is awesome for boaters. We love to fish, swim, float, and take a cruise down the river. Always Clean and fun

Thank pattypoo94
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to go and hang out with family and friends and see the manatees we also go on the islands and BBQ and let the kids play

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

here you could learn more about manatee, watch them while feeding. It is nice to bath in clear Homosassa Spring water

Thank Анна Р
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Nizzy B
31 December 2016|
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Response from kentuckywild | Reviewed this property |
we were at the old Mill and resturant, I'm sorry I didn't see any kayak rentals, but they're there somewhere, I saw people on them
Jenni L
13 March 2015|
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Response from Arline Z | Reviewed this property |
I haven't eaten at the cafe, but you won't have trouble finding it or, ask the person who assists with the kayaks. One thing to remember - the kayak place doesn't have a bathroom and it's wise to go before starting out - so... More