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Ginnie Springs

High Springs, FL
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Ranked #6 of 10 Attractions in High Springs
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Scuba diving, Canoeing
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Owner description: This diver's paradise offers shallow spring, river and cave diving.
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Lexington, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

The hubby and I dove Ginnie Spring and Devil's Eye and will definitely return. Fun, easy, and beautiful dive sites! We went on a weekday and it wasn't crowded at all. A must-do for divers!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

More funny to spend a whole day than blue springs, but both are amazing! Rent a kayak or something else to go river down..

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went with a few friends for a camping trip. We were having a ton of fun floating down the river, swimming and enjoying the springs. Definitely some major downsides that would deter me from returning. The park is privately owned, so unlike a State park, they can charge whatever they please. $12 for day entry and $6 for a tube... More

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Basseterre, St. Kitts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

One of my favorite springs, Clear and spotless. Smaller than others but has great character. Somehow seems to be slightly warmer than the others.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Most relaxing place in Florida. Water is cold but perfect for the hot humid florida heat. Good food and coffee at the main building. Restrooms facilities and showers very nice, good clean grounds.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Like many other reviewers I have had several different experiences at Ginnie Springs Outdoors. If you go during the weekdays during the summer it isn't too crowded. However do during the weekends once UF and SFCC are back in full swing and you'll be in for a crowded experience. Ginnie Springs is the only spring in the area that allows... More

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Me and my wife just stayed there in our travel trailer. Check in on Friday left Sunday morning. just like all the other reviews. this is nothing but a party place. this is not a place I would recommend that you take your family. with all the loud music everyone cussing drinking out in the open. Owners don't care about... More

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Lake Clarke Shores, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was our first camping trip to Ginny Springs and most of the reviews were right. While we made some good choices, like campsite location, we made the mistake of staying through a weekend. Not that we were too shocked by the nightlife - but it got old when they were still whooping and hollering well past 2am. There was... More

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nashville, tn
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We went on a day that wasn't all that hot and boy was it cold. Didn't take long to get used to though. Really pretty area. The kids had never swam in a spring and I wanted them to see the crystal clear waters. Saw some fish, turtles, and vultures but not too much else animal wise. Went on a... More

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Just got home from a three day weekend of camping at Ginnie Springs and must say it was excellent! The grounds are very well maintained, the staff very friendly and the facilities had everything we needed. This was our first time camping and we had our 12 year old in tow. I was honeslty a little worried after reading reviews... More

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