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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 25 October 2011

NOT FOR FAMILIES! $20 bucks per person per night got us NOTHING but frustration and anger. I will be disputing the 87.00 charge on my VISA today! Trip1- My husband wanted to take me for a camping trip. We arrived early to find a nice spot down in the Beaver Landing area. Frat party set up next to us with...

6Thank LuckyStarHouse
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Not for nature lovers if you plan on spending the night. third visit all equally as bad. Don't bring your kids!!!! Too loud, too expensive, unmonitored, college students everywhere, drunks, drugs, dirty. Hated it.

8Thank Sanchezcartel
Reviewed 7 October 2011

complete rip off !!! they kicked out five of us last saturday morning for having the music to loud the following nite ... no management gave us a warning or anything the nite before ???. had to wake up with the police escorting us out and they gave us no refund !!! we all paid 2 days in advance to...

3Thank ben v
Reviewed 29 September 2011

Kayaking down the Santa Fe one is struck as soon as one starts to pass Ginnie Springs by the change in the pristine nature of the river. In the clear water one can see beer and soda cans that have sunk to the bottom of the river and many littering the shore line as well. For several miles afterwards one...

6Thank Fred085
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 23 August 2011

Some of the reviews on here are ridiculous...and the reviewers need to exercise a little common sense. This is the only campground in the springs area that is alcohol friendly. If you are looking for a quiet family camping experience...then please choose from the MANY other springs campsites (Blue, Poe, etc) within just a couple miles. And common sense will...

5Thank Steve C
Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 9 August 2011

We had a brand new 4 person tent that had been purchased the day before the trip. We set up the tent and because it was raining we drove to see some of the springs and have a cookout. When we got back to our campsite the tent was gone along with my husband's shirt, jeans. belt, and a fishing...

8Thank Felicia C
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 7 July 2011

We went to Ginnie on our vacation after my boyfriend had raved about how beautiful the place was when he had gone several years ago. Overall I enjoyed my time there but it was a real disappointment on what the place had become from when he had visited. First, I was astounded at how incredibly rude the staff was. When...

11Thank TravelBugTM
South Florida
Reviewed 4 July 2011

Let me start by sharing that we've been to Ginnie Springs 6 times. We usually meet great families and wholesome fun with our family there. You can enjoy a day visit, tent camping with or without electricity, rent their cabin or stay in your RV. There is and expansive onsite shop with just about anything you might need for camping,...

6Thank clearlyrachel
Reviewed 25 June 2011

Ginnie Springs is absolutely, positively disgusting. The water is dark brown and dirty and the current is so weak that you end up getting stuck on top of muck, swampage, and seaweed. My kids were screaming and crying to get out. My six year old thought we were going to die in the river and never make it home, and...

14Thank Kaitlyn_host
East Palatka, Florida
Reviewed 21 June 2011

Ginnie Springs is awesome!! The grounds are huge and great for bike riding. The springs and river are simply gorgeous! The best part is that alcohol is ALLOWED!! Don't go if you are looking for a quite family oriented campground!

2Thank sandbarep

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy our seven crystal-clear, freshwater springs nestled in over 200 wooded acres along the banks of the Santa Fe River in Florida. In business since 1976, Ginnie Springs Outdoors is a world-renowned dive destination and campground located just outside of High Springs, FL. We are a PADI 5-Star facility, and offer PADI certification at all levels for scuba diving enthusiasts. Ginnie Springs Outdoors offers tent and RV camping, as well as an overnight cottage available for rent which includes all the comforts of home.Come and enjoy kayaking, diving, swimming, beach volleyball, river tubing, canoeing, and snorkeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ginnie Springs

Address: 7300 NE Ginnie Springs Rd, High Springs, FL 32643-9102
Region: United States > Florida > High Springs
Price Range: £16 - £137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Ginnie Springs Hotel High Springs
Ginnie Springs High Springs, Florida
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“Look for the cottage pretty far in advance, but it is worth it.”
raysgirl03, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It is a camping site.”
DennisL804, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is not a hotel at this site. You can camp or go to Gainesville, 30 miles away”
Lazrlady, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't come on weekend.....and camp away from the loud people.....to bad more will come and camp next to you.”
michaelvA9244HK, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't Go!!!!!”
apc_scottt, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
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