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"Ginny Springs - Snorkel, Dive, Camp or Canoe" Top 5 Page for this destination Tampa Off The Beaten Path Tip by tampa_shawn

Tampa Off The Beaten Path: 123 reviews and 192 photos

  cave diving
by tampa_shawn

This is several hours North of Tampa but is a favorite so I had to include it.

7 separate springs of Ginnie Springs Outdoors discharge hundreds of millions of gallons of crystal-clear water that is a constant 72 degrees, year round.

The camping here is great and is the most affordable option and the camping facilities are adorable.

Note: Most of the diving here is cave diving - do NOT dive in caves unless you are certified for cave diving and have all the equipment. If your not cave certified and experienced either snorkel (the water is so clear that you will enjoy snorkeling just as much as diving) or dive without entering the caves.

I75 North past Ocala and Gainesville. Thirteen miles north of Gainesville, look for and take Exit 399 (the Alachua exit). From Exit 399, take US-441 north approximately five miles to the town of High Springs.

General Admission (Daily) 8AM- 1/2 hour before sunset
Adults $12.00
Children (Ages 7-14) $3.00

Scuba Divers (Daily)
Certified Cave Divers $22.00
All Other Divers $30.00
Annual Dive Pass $330.00

Adults ( 10% discount to seniors 62+) $18.00
Children (ages7-14years $ 6.00
Children (6 years and under) Free
Electricity and water hookup (per site per night) $ 7.00


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  • Updated Apr 12, 2007
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