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Beautiful Old Florida

Clear spring river and lovely vegetation Glass bottom boat trip is enjoyable. If you like old... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2012
Homosassa, Florida
Beautiful and relaxing

We took the glass bottom boat tour and it was a delight to spot alligators on the edges or just... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2012
Gail H
Citra, Florida
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Reviewed 6 December 2012

Clear spring river and lovely vegetation Glass bottom boat trip is enjoyable. If you like old Florida this is a good place to visit.

Thank boofiepie
Reviewed 5 December 2012

We took the glass bottom boat tour and it was a delight to spot alligators on the edges or just floating in the water, to be able to see so far down and watch fish swimming in this beautiful park. We loved strolling through the...More

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 28 November 2012

A visit to this area of Florida is highly recommended if only for a day trip. Beautiful views, lovely uncrowded beaches and wildlife galore. If on a trip to Florida this is a place to escape to and to take in natures wonders--then back to...More

Thank GerryKent
Reviewed 13 November 2012

If you have never been on a spring fed river in Florida, great trip for wild life etc. I live near the river, and have use my boat, to cruise it, but I have no Idea if they offer guide tours of the river, except...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 7 November 2012

We went boating with friends who were very familiar with the river. It was a great place to sight see ( lots of nature), and plenty of places to tie off and picnic. It runs into the Silver Springs Park, so there was alot of...More

Thank travelady56
Reviewed 8 October 2012

This is a great, inexpensive place to take the family for a day out. There is something for everyone, and you learn a lot, without realizing you're learning. Staff is always pleasant, and it's rather inexpensive. Concert days are a bit crowded, so get there...More

Thank Tana B
Reviewed 6 October 2012

I have been on this river since I was a child. It is nothing like it was. Still a pretty run of water but the water levels are down drastically as well as the fish population. High nitrates-fertilizer levels affect this river and the Oklawaha-enough...More

Thank BioMedBill
Reviewed 25 September 2012

True natural beauty unmolested by condo's or development. We love to see where a real and big river just starts from a hole in the earth!

Thank scruffyofl
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Beautiful quiet river ending at Silver Springs...The monkey's are the highlight of the trip. Wish there were areas to get out and swim

1  Thank territaus1
Reviewed 3 August 2012

This river is part of the state park and it is AWESOME! The history of this place will amaze you if you can remember the Tarzan series with Johnny Weissmuller and The Creature from the Black Lagoon. Those movies were filmed here and these were...More

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14 April 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
People are commenting on three different areas of the park. Glass bottom boat tour of the main springs at Silver Springs State Park can be done as long as person can sit on bench seat on the boat. The island boardwalk loop... More
William H
20 October 2017|
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Response from Jeff G | Reviewed this property |
You may rent single kayaks for $15 for the first hour, $20 for two hours, Full Day rental for $30. You do not need to be part of a tour or group.
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23 May 2016|
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Response from SusanRVer | Reviewed this property |
We did do the glass bottom boat tour and it was good. It gives you some knowledge of the area. We also kayaked but the tour gave you more insight on what you were looking at. The captain we had was very good and told some... More