Paradise Springs, Ocala

4.3
#8 of 11 in Parks in Ocala
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  • 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 vis...  more »
  • 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 cert...  more »
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  • Paradise springs is a little off the beaten path. Down a dirt road, over the railroad tracks and to a private residence. You watch a video in the garage, sign a waiver and they only accept cash. You enter the spring area through a gate into what appears to be a horse pasture. There are picnic tables , a pavilion and a bathroom but not much else. Far away from the crowds at the other commercially operated springs but the dive is amazing!!
  • 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 a few weekends ago I was turned away because I did not have a second buddy to accompany myself and the minor that was with me. Consequently, I was involved with a body recovery at this site many years ago, but I am inclined not to help out in the future should I be needed. This rule is ridiculous.

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