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Amazing Florida

It's always amazing to see the springs in Florida. The water is so perfectly clear and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jorge E
Arlington, United States

This is a neat little secret spot in the middle of nowhere. The top of a cavern collapsed a very... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Dunnellon, Florida
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“Amazing Florida”
Aug 15, 2018
Commercially operated cave diving site.
4040 SE 84th Lane Rd, Ocala, FL 34480-9769
+1 352-368-5746
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always amazing to see the springs in Florida. The water is so perfectly clear and the constant temperature is amazing. Paradise Springs is one of Ocala's best attractions and a must see while visiting Ocala.

Thank Jorge E
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I love this dive site, but beware of new rules that are not on their website. If you bring a 13-year-old that is certified to dive, you have to have two buddies on the dive even if you are an instructor. After driving two hours...More

Thank Robby B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is a neat little secret spot in the middle of nowhere. The top of a cavern collapsed a very long time ago. The dive is 80 feet until you come to the entrance to the cave. Since I am not cave certified, I went...More

Thank Whandforth
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I have debated diving this small hole in the ground for a while now. We decided to go down on Friday this past week. Its a little of the beaten path, out under some old oak trees, and ran out of the owners garage. They...More

1  Thank B S
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Nice little dive. Was a little cramped in places with the Columbus Scuba gang, but over all a very good dive.

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Don't judge a book by it's cover. If not for the dive signs leading to the site you wouldn't know about this spot. This little hole turned out to be one of the most interesting dives I've ever done. About 20 ft across at the...More

1  Thank bajanwiz
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My kind of place and people. Owner is very down to earth diver who has kept it simple. Mostly unmolested entrance area and cavern which gives an experience as close to natural as possible with minimal change as insteps and guide line.

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Minimal facility but the spring is nice. Not much more than a cavern dive but very nice for that. The wooden entry needs fixing but safe for entry.

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We heard from one of the divemasters in Crystal River that this was his favorite place to dive, so we thought we could not pass it up! This dive site is located on private property, just south of Ocala, Florida.On the day that we went,...More

3  Thank kathyc20152015
Reviewed 23 August 2014

This place was a great dive!! But, oh my goodness. Can you say, "Deliverance"? I can not believe the people that own this place let it look the way it does. Everything but the dive was without a doubt sketchy. Broke down vehicles everywhere, neck...More

18  Thank CDNisbet
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