$75 per person, Maximum of 6 people
Ride along with one of Southern Slam Outfitters very own Homosassa fishing guide to experience and explore the back waters of the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge provides a place for approximately 250 species of birds, over 50 species of reptiles and amphibians, and at least 25 different species of mammals. Endangered and threatened species on the refuge include manatees, sea turtles and bald eagles. The refuge consists of marshlands, swamp lands, shallow bays, and tidal streams. Home to white pelicans, osprey, king fishers, manatee, dolphin, bald eagle, sea turtles, roseate spoonbills, sea otters, and other species. On this tour you’ll definitely want your camera ready cause you never know what you will see as we make our through the beautiful wildlife. There is a reason they call this the Homosassa, Florida Nature Coast!
The American White Pelican is a large aquatic bird from the order Pelecaniformes. It breeds in interior North America, moving south and to the coasts, as far as Central America and South America, in winter.
The Osprey, sometimes known as the sea hawk, fish eagle or fish hawk, is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey. It is a large raptor, reaching more than 60 cm in length and 180 cm across the wings.
Kingfishers are a group of small to medium sized brightly coloured birds in the order Coraciiformes. They have a cosmopolitan distribution, with most species being found in the Old World and Australasia.
The Roseate Spoonbill is a gregarious wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family, Threskiornithidae.
Manatees are large, fully aquatic, mostly herbivorous marine mammals sometimes known as sea cows. There are three accepted living species of Trichechidae, representing three of the four living species.
The sea otter is a marine mammal native to the coasts of the northern and eastern North Pacific Ocean.
Sea turtles or marine turtles are turtles that inhabit all of the world's oceans except the Arctic. Most species of sea turtle are endangered.
The Bald Eagle is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the White-tailed Eagle.