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Paradise Springs

4040 SE 84th Lane Rd, Ocala, FL 34480-9769
+1 352-368-5746
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Great intro to cave dives

What a great place! The dive was interesting and exciting. The owners are very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2013
via mobile
Great Dive

If you are a springs and cavern diver you'll enjoy this dive. The property owners are really nice... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2013
High Springs, Florida
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Commercially operated cave diving site.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good56%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“cavern dive” (4 reviews)
“sink hole” (2 reviews)
4040 SE 84th Lane Rd, Ocala, FL 34480-9769
+1 352-368-5746
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Reviewed 13 November 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 15 July 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
Reviewed 6 October 2012

I suggest you get there early as possible before others silt it up. winter is better, summer you get green algae.The park itself is nothing special.

Thank BioMedBill
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Good dive. Well priced. Grounds are well maintained. Staff is friendly and helpful.

2  Thank krissmith125
Reviewed 31 March 2012

The place is magical and I'm sure people who like dive will delightful with what their are gonna find here, but is not a place to take your family in a hot summer day and make some bbq so if you wanna try something different...More

7  Thank mary62500
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Want a Dive Site you can go to any time of the year? This is the place! Not much to look at, at first. but once you get in the water, it's awesome. The water stays the same temp, year round. If you look close...More

2  Thank JamesS34758
Reviewed 18 October 2011

This was part of an advanced open water certification dive. Not much to rave about, most certainly not the facilities. Tricky steps to the springs!! Even worse going back up!! On this particular day there were a lot of divers present and thus the visibility...More

7  Thank Northportdiver
Reviewed 18 October 2010

Then got in water was in 3mil full wet suit on nitrox WOW really nice cavern on right hand side can do full circle turn off light look back try and describe it YOU CAN'T goin back 10/22/10 wear at least 3mil full wet suit...More

4  Thank Ft_myersScubaboy
Reviewed 28 September 2009

As the other posts said,visually, it's not impressive from the surface. A 20 foot surface pool sitting in a 30 ft sink, but wait untill you see it from the water. I was not prepared for the size of the cavern, you will need lights,...More

4  Thank Rocklobster64
Reviewed 3 September 2007

Paradise Springs ia a great, mostly unknown place to dive. It's not in the Who's Who of springs, but not because it doesn't deserve it. Paradise is owned by a husband and wife team who literally use their garage for gear storage and site orientation....More

3  Thank crabalot
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