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Good cavern dive

I have debated diving this small hole in the ground for a while now. We decided to go down on... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
Midway, Georgia
Scuba diving

Nice little dive. Was a little cramped in places with the Columbus Scuba gang, but over all a very... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2016
Eddie S
Danielsville, Georgia
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“cavern dive”(4 reviews)
“sink hole”(2 reviews)
Commercially operated cave diving site.
4040 SE 84th Lane Rd, Ocala, FL 34480-9769
+1 352-368-5746
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

I have debated diving this small hole in the ground for a while now. We decided to go down on Friday this past week. Its a little of the beaten path, out under some old oak trees, and ran out of the owners garage. They...More

1  Thank B S
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice little dive. Was a little cramped in places with the Columbus Scuba gang, but over all a very good dive.

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Don't judge a book by it's cover. If not for the dive signs leading to the site you wouldn't know about this spot. This little hole turned out to be one of the most interesting dives I've ever done. About 20 ft across at the...More

1  Thank bajanwiz
Reviewed October 26, 2015

My kind of place and people. Owner is very down to earth diver who has kept it simple. Mostly unmolested entrance area and cavern which gives an experience as close to natural as possible with minimal change as insteps and guide line.

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Minimal facility but the spring is nice. Not much more than a cavern dive but very nice for that. The wooden entry needs fixing but safe for entry.

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We heard from one of the divemasters in Crystal River that this was his favorite place to dive, so we thought we could not pass it up! This dive site is located on private property, just south of Ocala, Florida.On the day that we went,...More

3  Thank kathyc20152015
Reviewed August 23, 2014

This place was a great dive!! But, oh my goodness. Can you say, "Deliverance"? I can not believe the people that own this place let it look the way it does. Everything but the dive was without a doubt sketchy. Broke down vehicles everywhere, neck...More

18  Thank Christopher N
Reviewed January 5, 2014

My dive partner and I dove paradise springs today. It's a very low key place and a little hard to find if you don't know where you're going. Owners are nice. Visibility was fairly goof we only had a few divers before we arrived. I...More

3  Thank FunInTheSun386
Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

What a great place! The dive was interesting and exciting. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. Rustic location. Easy to follow rules. Overall, a must dive! The fossils are amazing!

3  Thank Jburk77
Reviewed July 15, 2013

If you are a springs and cavern diver you'll enjoy this dive. The property owners are really nice and very accommodating. Ask them questions before your dive. They are a wealth of knowledge. The bottom is a little silty so make sure you've got buoyancy...More

4  Thank Flyingkayak17
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