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Address: High Springs, FL
Phone Number: 386-454-7188
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This diver's paradise offers shallow spring, river and cave diving.

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Ginnie Spring Visit

This was a great outdoor adventure for me. The only draw back is the springs is 191 miles from where I live (Tampa). Finding the springs is easy. The customer service at the shop... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lust4 K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great outdoor adventure for me. The only draw back is the springs is 191 miles from where I live (Tampa). Finding the springs is easy. The customer service at the shop was ok. It was disorganized which caused us to have longer waiting times. Also they were out of stock on underwater cameras and other things that... More 

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Thank Lust4 K
Savannah, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ginnie Springs is a great place to tube,snorkel and enjoy....my suggestion is to do it during the week. We came in on Saturday to find way too many people. Many were drunk,very loud and tied together on huge floatillas that made getting past them impossible. From reading the following reviews we were not the only visitors not so happy about... More 

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Thank jshaw234
Miami
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is lovely. What a shame that the management is so poor. First, they could not find our reservations, then when they did, they put us in a lot that had apparently been assigned to someone else. We returned from a short trip to find an RV parked right next to our tent. The person told us that they... More 

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1 Thank luv2travel30
Loxahatchee
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was AMAZING!!! Loved the fun atmosphere. Every one was just out to have a great time. We visited on a Saturday afternoon. The people we met were great. All you could hear floating down the river was laughter, chit chat and some fun music. The water is a tad bit chilly but we went on a perfect sunny... More 

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Thank 783michelle
Gainesville, Florida
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47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place can be great but it can also be pretty rowdy. I have always gone on the weekends and even on Sundays there is s big crowd. Springs are beautiful. Staff is friendly. Tubing is great. It can take some time getting into the river, but once your there it's all good. There is a lot of drunk and... More 

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Thank mico0616
Bradenton, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I have been taking are sons here at least once a year since my oldest was 5. He is now 19 and brought his girlfriend to start his own long term memories. Ginnie Springs used to a place where you could camp, swim, dive and relax for the weekend. You had that drunken party from time... More 

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Stewartville, Minnesota, United States
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with two other families including kids ranging in age from 12-21 on a hot Saturday in July. It was crowded and we waited about 30 minutes in line to pay for entrance to the springs. Once at the river it didn't take long to get in the water, but the river and spring spots were very congested with... More 

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1 Thank Kris N
Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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46 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The negative to this place is the cost to get in, not sure why it cost $14 per person to kayak and we had our own kayaks. The springs were very pretty but the water same brackish at best. Also disappointed that it seemed kind of dirty, people tossing their cigarettes in the water as well as bottles and cans!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we traveled from Ocala to visit gennie springs, upon arriving its kinda of a strange way of doing things, first you check in at the security shack, then go to the main store to pay for your tickets to do whatever, you can get rentals but you must either put then on your roof or hold on to them... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had fond memories of this place as a child. Unfortunately i cannot in good faith recommend it after my latest visit. I have never been to a campground where, even though no overly loud noises would be allowed, quiet time started at midnight. It seems this place mostly caters to young, drunk and high college kids now. I stayed... More 

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