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Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

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465 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0380
+1 850-561-7276
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Fun boat ride

A fun and informative boat ride with Jeff! Beautiful birds and water. Jeff was informative and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Interesting and fun boat trip

It's such a beautiful and peaceful place - until the elementary school group arrived! Beware - buy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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465 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0380
+1 850-561-7276
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Reviewed yesterday

A fun and informative boat ride with Jeff! Beautiful birds and water. Jeff was informative and would back up when we spotted gators or a bird we wanted to see a little closer. Went swimming in the VERY COLD WATER! My son jumped off the...More

Thank goalsarefun
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's such a beautiful and peaceful place - until the elementary school group arrived! Beware - buy boat tour tickets as soon as you arrive, or you'll end up waiting for next empty one. I ended up on a boat trip with the elementary school...More

Thank proodle
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an unexpected treat in this remote area of the Florida panhandle. Our friend calls this part of the forgotten coast of Florida. And he's happy most people forget it's here! We've been on many wildlife tours, but this one was an astounding array of...More

Thank LutheranLadySanDiego
Reviewed 2 days ago

This park will take you back in time. Very unspoiled and natural. We took the hour long boat trip on the river and saw lots of wildlife. Definitely a must if you are in the area. We saw lots of birds, manatees, ospreys, and the...More

Thank picky75
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here often. This park has something to do for any age. It is great for groups or couples or solo. Great for birdwatching. If you take the boat tour at the right time of year, you'll see many. Red-winged blackbirds, herons, egrets,hawks. It...More

Thank Selkie9
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will feel that you are back in 1938 when the hotel was built! No TVs but have one in the lobby, WW2 music. The restaurant was excellent loved both the dinner menu and huge breakfast. You can swim in the huge spring and then...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful nature park. Took the hour long boat tour which was well worth it. We saw lots of wildlife including dozens of alligators (baby alligators too) manatees, birds and turtles. The boat tour guide was very informative and knew where to take us for...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful peaceful Park. Been here twice and both times have taken the boat tour. First time we saw lots and lots of manatees. This time ( September) no manatees but a lot of momma alligators with babies. If you're going specifically to see the...More

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking the riverboat ride down the river & back is like traveling back in time. This is what the Spanish explorers encountered 500 years ago, pure untouched virgin Florida jungle. Alligators, manatees, and lots of birds & turtles. Bring your swimsuit and a towel, it's...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice park, it peaceful and quiet. When you walk here you love nature. We spotted some animals that was so nice. You can sleep at the lodge that is also a nice place to stay.

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December 13, 2016|
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but be aware of other wildlife in area. ie, snakes, bear, coyete, eagles, etc. and keep pets close.
Bruce W
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Eric D | Reviewed this property |
yes to both of your questions
June 9, 2016|
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Response from Lauren L | Reviewed this property |
You can when you arrive. They have several boat tours a day and if you go when the water is super clear, they will take the glass bottom boats out! Definitely give them a call and ask as they are very helpful.