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Address: Ocala, FL
Activities: Canoeing, Camping

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Relaxing, scenic, a nice day

We mostly went for the glass bottom boat ride which is very scenic, informative and a really nice ride. The views and nature are peaceful and worth the ride and also taking a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Boca Raton, Floirda
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Boca Raton, Floirda
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We mostly went for the glass bottom boat ride which is very scenic, informative and a really nice ride. The views and nature are peaceful and worth the ride and also taking a nice long walk around the park. You can have lunch and/or ice cream or fudge and just sit and enjoy your surroundings. They also have concerts during... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have taken both the 30 minute boat tour and the 90 minute boat tour at Silver Springs State Park. It has never been crowded and acquiring tickets is not a problem. We recommend the 90 minute tour, which costs a little more, but you get so much more for your money. If you are a senior... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful River what Florida use to be like. Spring feed water and often alligators are spotted. Wild monkeys also live along the River.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We went at 4:30 on st. Patrick's Day so it was mostly empty. No one hardly around. Glass Bottom boat tour was really neat. Guy who did the tour was boring and seemed like he didn't want to be there. Wish we would've had someone more excited. Fudge after boat in shops was good. Yum! Yum!

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Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I've been to many of the state parks in Florida. Silver Springs has a lot of history as it is a state park that took over a historic tourist location. The state park side is full of trails and a great place to camp. They have replica village that was really neat. It's $8 per vehicle to get into the... More 

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Florence, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you are looking for a relaxing day out Silver Springs is definitely one way to enjoy it. Glass bottom boat rides in the spring and some history to boot. I have been here several times and will go back again!

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Largo, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I had not been here for 40 years & the boat ride & springs have not changed.However,the property around it has suffered due to age and neglect.We were so happy to find the state had taken over and reopened it.Eat before you go as the food in the concession stand is expensive & nasty ! Had a $6.00 "dogfood" burger... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We kayak there almost every month. Very peaceful and always enjoy seeing the life above and below the water. If you come, please respect the area so this treasure will last for others.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Every aspect of Silver Springs is beautiful. Swim, boat or simply enjoy nature. The glass bottom boat is still a thrill.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Undergoing changes from private to state owned . Very informative tour guides on the boat tour. Did the 30 min but will definitely be doing the 90 min next time. The water clarity is unbelievable you can see everything

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