Welcome to Blue Heaven River Tours  

.         Best Boats, Best Prices, Best Captain's!

 

      See why we are #1 on TripAdvisor with all 5 Star Reviews!

  Nothing Beats a Day on the Water with Family and Friends!

*We offer our Private Tours at  less than some other companies Semi Private Tours! Scroll down for more info!

 The best way to enjoy "Social Distancing " is by being outside on the water and we have the Perfect Private Tours on the Perfect Boats! All of our boats are cleaned, disinfected and set up with plenty of space for family and friends! Don't get stuck on some old beat up Rental Boat without a restroom when you can stay safe on a deluxe Pivate Tour for less! We attract researchers and have a passion for delivering the best Scallop Tours, Manatee Tours, Nature Tours, Sunset Tours and More for the Ultimate River Experience! 

 
 
Step aboard and let us be your designated Captain!!!  
 
Our most popular tours for Spring & Summer!
 
 Spring & Summer tours available are Scallop Tours / Nature Tours / Fun in the Sun Tours / Manatee Tours / Sunset Tours and More!
 
Scalloping Homosassa Florida! Season is open
July 1st - September 24th! 
Advance Reservations Recommended!
 
Book on line or call 352-322-3722 to ask about our Book by phone Savings
 
Port St Joe Scalloping Florida Location is open 
From August 16th through September 24th 
Please call 352-322-3722 to Book our Port St Joe location!
Located near Beautiful Cape San Blas Florida
This location books up quickly and advance reservations are recommended!
 
 Click the links below for Prices and Information!

Scallop Tours

Our Scallop Tours are simply second to none! Come join us for what many call a Giant Underwater Easter Egg Hunt! Our 30 Foot Deluxe Shaded Pontoon with an on-board Restroom is like a Party on the Patio and all our boats are furnished with everything you need! Best Boats, Best Captain's, Best Prices!  Click here to learn more....

 Fun in the Sun Tours - Swim, Eat, Drink, Relax, Paddleboard & Explore!

Why just Rent a Boat when you can climb aboard our Deluxe Shaded 30 Foot Pontoon Boat with an on-board restroom for less! We have all the Toys! Step aboard and let us be your Designated Captain!  Click here to learn more....

 Nature & Dolphin Tours

Why Rent a Boat when you can Charter a Deluxe Shaded 30 Foot Pontoon Boat with an on-board Restroom for less! Come enjoy all the beauty of the Homosassa River! Venture arround Monkey Island up to the clear water of the Springs or out to the beautiful estuary and see "Old Florida" at it's best! Click here to learn more....

 Sunset Tours

Come Enjoy our Beautiful Sunset Tours or Booze Cruise Tours! The Homosassa River is simply gorgeous and the Sunsets are Beautiful! Pack a cooler with your favorite beverages and step aboard and let us be your Designated Captain!   Click here to learn more....

 Manatee Tours

Nothing Beats a Day on the Water with Family and Friends! Just Google Best Places in the World to Swim with the Manatees and that is where you will find Blue Heaven River Tours! We are proud to be #1 on TripAdvisor!  Click here to learn more....

 Scallop Season in Homosassa and Crystal River starts on July 1st and runs through September 24th and advance reservations are definitely recomended! We do Private 6 Hour Tours for about the same price as most companies 4 Hour Semi Private Tours! Don't be rushed on some beat up old boat when you can pack a lunch, relax and enjoy! We know the River and we know where the Scallops are! We provide everthing you need including your fishing licence, masks, snorkels, Scallop bags, safety equipment and your own designated Captain! Pack a Lunch and step aboard and let us do all the work while you experience Scalloping in Paradise! We are open 7 days a week and although weekends are great,  weekdays can be less crowded and definitely worth taking the day off
work for the perfect Scallop Charter and River Adventure! Call and ask 
about our book by phone Specials! Scalloping is like a giant underwater Easter Egg Hunt! Check out all our 5 Star Reviews and see why are Tours are much more than just Scalloping! Venture arround Monkey Island out through the beautiful Estuary to the Gulf, look for Dolphin and see Old Florida at it's best! We love to Scallop!!!!
Scallop Season Port St Joe: August 16th - September 24th Please call to Book 352-322-3722 Ask about our book by phone savings! Advance Reservations Recommended! 
 
Our Port St Joe location Scallop Tour Season near beautiful Cape San Blass starts August 16th and goes through September 24th. Please make sure you specify the Port St Joe location when calling! 
 
*Manatee Tours are best during the cooler weather months from November through March however we do still find Manatees during the warmer months and suggest Early Morning tours for the best Opportunity to see these Gentle Giants! Call for Captain Wyn at 352-322-3722 for a Free Manatee Report! Nature Tours can be done anytime of day however keep in mind that weekends get more crowded in the afternoon. 
 
 
Fun in the Sun Tours are a perfect way to Swim, Eat, Drink, Relax and Explore! We offer 3 Boats to choose from during our Summer Season and furnish everything you need on the perfect River Adventure! Check out our 30 Ft Deluxe Pontoon with on-board restroom or our Special Cute C Dory that is perfect for couples or our Deluxe 20 foot pontoon for the Perfect Scallop Trip, Manatee Tour or that Back-Water or Sunset Adventure! See all our 5 Star Reviews to see why we are #1 on TripAdvisor!!! 
Private Tours start as low as $195.00! To book simply click the "Book Now Button ". If you have any questions call Captain Wyn or First Mate Judy at 352-322-3722 or Click on the Links to all our Tours below for more information and prices! 
 
Click the Blue Book Now Button' below for Prices,Tour Times, Availability and to Securely & Easily Book on Line and remember if it says "Call to Book" call us, as we may still have availability! 
 
 Call 352-322-3722 
 
We are open 7 days a week and are now accepting reservations for all our Tours!
 
#1 on TripAdvisor!!!
Best Boats, Best Prices and Bests Captain's!
 
Private Tours for family and friends!
 
Two Locations on the Homosassa River! (Reservations Required)
 * However last minute calls are always welcome!
5830 S Boulevard Dr Homosassa Florida 34448 by
Shelly's Seafood and Fish Market  (Our main location for Scalloping 
& all our Summer Tours) Scallop Season in Homosassa Florida is
from July 1st through September 24th!
 
10386 W Halls River Rd Homosassa Florida 34448 by
The Seagrass Waterfront Restaurant and Resort 
This is our Winter Manatee Location for our Heated Cabin Yacht 
 
Please call to find out information on our Port St Joe Scalloping 
Location and remember Scallop Season in Port St Joe is from
August 16th - September 24th. Advanced Reservations Recommended!
 
 

 Everyone that visits our boats and our beautiful location says that the pictures simply don't do them justice!

We have two convenient locations on the Homosassa River 

Our Deluxe Heated Cabin Yacht for Manatee Tours is located at the

Seagrass Waterfront Restaurant and Resort

10386 W Halls River Rd

Homosassa Florida 34448 and is only open from November 15th through April 15th for our Winter Manatee Season 

Our 30 foot Heated Pontoon with an on-board restroom along with our 20 foot Deluxe Pontoon are located at

Shelly's Seafood and Fish Market 5380 S Boulevard Dr Homosassa Florida 34448 and is open year round

Our brand new beautiful heated 22 foot C Dory is perfect for both Scallop Tours as well as Manatee and Nature Tours. This boat is perfect for couples or a private tour for a group of four!

We are Rated #1 on TripAdvisor with all 5 Star Reviews!

Best Boats, Best Captain's, Best Prices, Awesome Scallop Tours, Manatee tours, Monkey Island, Gorgeous Scenery, Great Restaurants, Beautiful River & More! It just doesn't get any better than this!

 Scallop Tours: Our Scallop Tours are amazing!

 Scalloping is like a giant underwater Easter Egg hunt!

 

 Scallop Season in Homosassa is open from July 1st through September 24th! We have three great boats to choose from for your perfect Homosassa Scallop Adventure! We furnish everything you need from Masks, Fins, Fishing License and most importantly we know where the Scallops are!!! Step aboard and let us be your designated Captain! Although we have had the same prices for 3 years and strive to make our Scallop Tours affordable! Due to recent gas prices please note there is a 10% Fuel charge on all our 6 hour Scallop Tours that will be included with your final price!

 Fun in the Sun Tours: Why rent a boat when you can Charter a Deluxe 30 Foot Pontoon with an on-board restroom for less! Pack a picnic and enjoy the a great day on the on the beautiful  Homosassa River! Our Fun in the Sun Tours have all the toys and it include an awesome Paddleboard,  swim noodles,  swim mat for the kids to play on, masks snorkels and everything you need for the perfect day on the water! See Monkey Island and the beautiful clear water of the Springs! Swim, Eat, Drink, Relax and Explore! It just doesn't get any better than this!
 
Manatee Tours: Our Manatee tours start to fill up quickly and we recommend advance reservations! Custom Private Tours that everyone agrees are simply a great way to have fun while Social Distancing on the water!
4 Great Boats with all the equipment you need including wetsuits, swim noodles, masks, snorkels and great pictures upon request for the perfect Manatee Adventure! Pick the perfect boat for your budget that is taylor made for the amount of people in your party!
Remember,  that Manatees are attracted to the Springs in cool weather. Please keep your expectations realistic as although we are in charge of the fun, Mother Nature is in charge of the Manatees! Peak Season for Manatee Tours runs from November 15th through April !5th! Spring and Summer Tours are available and we recommend earlier morning tours and ask that all guests keep their expectations realistic! Spring and Summer tours are definitely beautiful, however even though we have a reputation for finding Manatees when others may not we like to be up front and let all our guests know that it is a 50% chance of seeing Manatees during the late Spring and Summer off Season! However if you have the attitude of grattitude and love looking for fish, turtles, gorgeous homes, Monkey Island and look at the opportunity to possibly see Manatees or Dolphins along with all the beautiful birdlife then this is a great tour. However, if you want to up your chances of seeing Manatees to about 98% then we recomend booking your tour during the peak cooler weather months!
 
Scallop Tour Prices: Homosassa Location:
We do 6 hour tours for about the same price as most companies 4 hour tours and we only do one tour per day per boat and do it well!!! This way you can pack a picnic and not be rushed and enjoy all the beauty of the Homosassa River and take the time to gather those delicious Scallops!
*Although we have had the same great prices for many years due to gas prices we now have a 10% Fuel surcharge included on all 6 Hour Scallop Tours! *We also offer a Two Person Private Tour Couples Special!!! Ask 
us about our weekday Two Person Private Tour Special or Semi Private availability! Call 352-322-3722 
 
 30 Foot Deluxe Shaded Pontoon with on-board restroom - All Tours are Private!
6 Hour Tour - 1 to 4 people - $395.00 + $50.00 for each additional guest.
 
20 Foot Deluxe Pontoon - 5 Hour Private Tour - Couples Special!
$300.00 for 1 to 2 People This is a great price and a great boat!
 
20 Foot Deluxe Pontoon  - 6 Hour Tour (More time to catch Scallops)
$350.00 for 3 to 4 people and $50.00 for each additional guest! 
This is a great boat for exploring the Back-Waters and taking a short cut to the Scallop grounds! Great Biminy top for some shade and sun!
 
Our Cute C Dory Boat - Homosassa Location - 6 Hour Private Tour - 1 to 4 people - $350.00 + $50.00 for each additional guest!  This Boat is recomended for groups of 4 or less, however if you don't mind being close then it will hold 6 and everyone loves it!
 
All Boats are limited to 6 guests and we do furnish everything you need! 
If you have more than six people please call us as we can accommodate!
 
Private Manatee Tour Prices:  All our boats are cleaned, sanitized and set up for the ultimate Private Tour that is the perfect way for you to have a fantastic experience while Social Distancing on the Water!

We have Two Person Private Tours for $195.00  (Special applies to our C Dory or our 20 Foot Pontoon!)

Three or Four Person Private Tours for $245.00 to $295.00   (Special applies to our C Dory or our 20 foot pontoon!)

Five or Six Person Private Tours for $325.00 to $350.00 

If you have more than six people then call us as we would love to customize your Tour for the ultimate Manatee Experience!

For a detailed description of each of our boats just click on the Manatee Tour Page for all the details! 

 Fun in the Sun Tour Prices : Private tours on our 30 Foot Deluxe Pontoon with an on-board restroom for up to 6 people. 4 Hour Tour - $395.00

6 Hour Tour - $495.00 & 8 Hour Tour - $595.00

Splash and Dash Tours 3 Hour Private Tours 

1 to 2 people $195.00 / 3 people $245.00 / 4 people $295.00

5 people $320.00/ 6 people $345.00

 Nature/Dolphin Watch Tours:

Private Tours for up to 6 people on our 30 foot Deluxe Pontoon with on-board restroom: 3 Hour Tour - $350.00

4 Hour Tour - $450.00 *

Ask us about our 2, 3, & 4 person private tour Specials! Starting at just $195.00! This is a great Private Affordable Tour for those that love to spend time on the water!

Call and let us create the perfect tour- 352-322-3722

Swimming with the Manatees is definitely an experience of a lifetime and the only way to describe the Homosassa River and Blue Heaven River Tours is simply Manatee Magic! We welcome all ages and whether you want to get in the water or just want to enjoy the beautiful Homosassa River from the boat it will definitely be a day you will always remember! 

Some of the most common comments about are Manatee Tours is how nice it is to be able to choose from all our great boats! Our 30 Foot Shaded Deluxe Heated Pontoon with an on-board restroom is like a party on the patio! This boat has a great swim ladder that makes it easy to climb aboard! Our 20 Foot New Deluxe Pontoon is also the perfect boat for couples or groups up to 6 and can go under the bridges for that cool Backwater Manatee, or Fun in the Sun Adventure! Then of course our Adventure Craft Cabin Yacht with an on-board restroom is the perfect boat to be able to stay warm when it is cold for our Winter Manatee Tours yet enjoy the outside seating and upstairs Flybridge when it warms up and is our #1'sought after boat! We also offer our brand new C Dory that is another perfect boat for couples or a group of 4. All our Boats are the perfect way to enjoy Social Distancing on the water! Our boats are so close the Springs and the Homosassa Nature Park which means you spend a lot less time getting ready and traveling and a lot more time enjoying your Snorkel Adventure! Our 30 Foot Deluxe Shaded Pontoon Boat and our 20 foot Pontoon has easy docking and is close to Monkey Island as well as so many of the wonderful restaurants that make it easy to catch bite to eat after a fun day on the water! When you arrive we will do everything we can to make your River Adventure the best you have ever had. We can take you from the Blue Water of the Springs all the way past Monkey Island and as far as the Gulf to see all the beautiful sights of the Homosassa River, the Estuary and Beyond!

All equipment is furnished, including mask, snorkels, wet suits for our Manatee Tours as well as fins, fishing license and everything you need for your Scallop Tour, ManateeTour, Fun in the Sun Tour to experience a fantastic day on the Homosassa River. Our Cabin Yacht tour boat is not your average old crowded and cold pontoon boat. It is a beautiful Cabin Yacht with warm indoor seating that is climate controlled for your comfort and is equipped with a restroom and comfortable seating for your winter time Manatee Tour Experience!

The following video is provided to the public from the FWC to help educate visitors and guests on the proper way to interact with Manatees! Although our Tours are located on the Homosassa River and not the Crystal River we still follow the same general guidelines and strive to help protect the Manatees while creating an awesome experience for our guests!

Manatee Snorkeling with Blue Heaven River Tours from Kate Rister on Vimeo.

Our Cabin Yacht not only has wonderful indoor seating with so many glass windows so you can experience a panoramic view of the river. It also has wonderful outdoor seating and a second story Flybridge and sundeck that enables you to see all the Fish and Manatees and Wildlife even better! With an easy access ladder to get in and out of the water it makes the trip both scenic as well as easy to enjoy the beauty of the Springs and these amazing animals! With our boat docked at the beautiful Seagrass Restaurant and Resort so you can also enjoy relaxing at the bar or having a wonderful lunch or dinner while overlooking the river. Our second boat is our beautiful Trident 30 foot heated pontoon boat with an on-board restroom. This vessell is so comfortable and has so much room it is like a party on the patio and although we use it for our Manatee and Nature Tours, it is also our main Scallop Tour Boat and Fun in the SunTour boat that everyone raves about being the safest and most comfortable boat on the water! The Homosassa river is made up of one main spring and many hidden springs that keep the water temperature around 72 degrees to not only attract the Manatees but make it comfortable even in those colder winter months. The beautiful Estuary that leads out to the Gulf is simply breathtaking and once you get out to the Scallop grounds of the Gulf the only way to describe it is Paradise! We look forward to having you aboard to what so many say can be a life changing experience. Swimming with these gentle giants is an experience for both young and old that will have you telling all your family and friends about and Scalloping is an adventure for the family that is like no other! We also offer Sunset tours, Fun in the Sun Tours, Dolphin Tours, Fishing tours and all our tours go around Monkey Island and enloyall the beauty of the HomosassaRiver. Ask about adding a Kayaks or a paddleboard and let your family and friends take turns enjoying the full experience of being on the river. Our location and service will have you wanting to keep coming back!

Best Boats, Best Captain's, Best Prices!

That's why we are #1 on TripAdvisor for things to do in Homosassa Florida and why we have so many of our guest return year after year!

So whether you want a Manatee Tour, Fun in the Sun Tour, Nature / Dolphin Tour or Scallop Tour step aboard and let us be your designated Captain for the Adventure of a lifetime! Pack a lunch or visit your favorite restaurant and see why we have visitors from all over the world come to the beautiful Homosassa River and Blue Heaven River Tours!

Here are some helpful links to both our Chattanooga TN Boat Tour location

as well as our beautiful Vacation Cabin in Chattanooga as well as

the Seagrass Waterfront Restaurant and Resort located in Homosassa.

http://www.blueheavenrivertourschattanooga.com/

https://chattanoogarentalcabins.com/

http://www.seagrassresort.com/

Seagrass offers wonderful food and drinks and has a beautiful location on the Waterfront of the Homosassa River!

Check out their Boat - The Island Girl for Semi Private Tours for individuals and groups! The perfect Tour for those that want to spend just over an hour on the water sightseeing and relaxing! Ask about a cruise and dinner combo!

 

We look forward to hearing from you with any questions and hope to have you all aboard!

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