Open the door to fun with our Homosassa Airboat Rides!Join us for an exciting airboat ride on the Homosassa River and beyond. We’re in a unique location that will take you from the Homosassa River to the crystal clear waters of the Gulf. Unlike inland airboat rides, Native Sun’s coastal location gives you the opportunity to travel and learn about the interesting and beautiful variety of estuary, inshore, and near shore environments we have here on the Nature Coast of Florida.Open the door……. to Old Florida where you’ll meet your captain, Russ Holliday, a native Floridian with years of experience and a love for the outdoors. All tours are narrated with Captain Russ sharing his knowledge of the terrain and wildlife of the Nature Coast.… to a fun family adventure where your group will travel in comfort in our 6 -passenger airboat. We specialize in small airboat tours, plus you get to pick the airboat tour that suites you. Take a look at “Our Airboat Tours” to pick the one best for your group.….to wildlife viewing whereyou could spot a dolphin or a manatee (especially in cooler months when the manatees migrate up the river to the springs) and a wide variety of birdlife, including beautiful migratory species such as the white pelican and frigate birds and everyone’s favorite, the American bald eagle. We also occasionally spot alligators, although our salty waters aren’t as their favorite habitat (alligators prefer fresh water).… to unique photo opportunities. Captain Russ knows where to go and keeps an experienced eye out to help you spot wildlife and scenery that can make for awesome photo opportunities.… to a customized trip just for you. Call Native Sun if you have a special request. We keep our focus on small groups and our customers, so feel free to call and talk to Captain Russ about a custom tour. We’ve done photography charters, airboat trips to breakfast and lunch destinations, and airboat charters exclusive to your group and schedule.
Our Airboat RidesCall 1-352-212-6142 for reservationsSkimmer TourDuration: approx. 1 hr. Cost: $45.00 per passengerGet a taste of Real Florida as you tour the Homosassa River and backwaters of the St. Martin Aquatic Preserve.Gulf Breeze TourDuration: approx. 1.5 hrs. Cost: $55.00 per passengerGlide through the saltwater marsh of mangrove stands of the St. Martin Preserve all the way to the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico.St. Martin’s Keys TourDuration: approx. 2 hrs. Cost: $65.00 per passengerTake in all the sights of the shorter rides, plus take in the St. Martin Keys, sitting as the last stand of mangrove islands before the open Gulf and home to an array of birdlife.Custom Homosassa Airboat RidesDuration and cost vary.Call Captain Russ and design the airboat charter suited to your group.Tour TimesTours typically depart at 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. Custom tour times vary.Cash, personal checks, MasterCard & Visa are accepted.Reservations strongly recommended.Call 1-352-212-6142