Silver Springs State Park

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Explore one of America's largest springs! Take a tour on one of our world-famous glass bottom boats, or paddle out in a clear kayak for the best views of … See more

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Apr 6, 2024
5. If you want the extended boat tour reserve on line weeks in advance. 30 minute tours same day available. Rented glass bottom kayaks. Great seating. Only allow bare feet or socks in the clear k… Full review by dee8306
Apr 3, 2024
This was my fourth kayak trip here in two years. The day was spectacular. The sites were amazing as usual, and we got to see the monkeys this trip along with a couple of manatees, a few gators and … Full review by 202patrickv
Mar 28, 2024
Brie was an amazing person and is very kind. She was amazing on the kayak tour. Brie was all caught up with all the history and was so informal. Full review by Aiden A

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Can an inflatable raft be launched?
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At Silver Springs there is an area that is specific for launching kayaks and canoes. It's very busy because of the rental business, but we launched from there with no problems …
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At Silver Springs there is an area that is specific for launching kayaks and canoes. It's very busy because of the rental business, but we launched from there with no problems and return there after we were done. It allows you to put you boat in the water and then hop in. Right next to the parking lot are plenty of grassy areas to inflate your kayak and get it ready to be launched.
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Trying to plan a trip for my 3 and 7 year old to go on the boat ride. Can't decide on the short or long ride. Is there …
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Trying to plan a trip for my 3 and 7 year old to go on the boat ride. Can't decide on the short or long ride. Is there enough to keep a 3 year old interested for the long trip?
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We did a 2 hour kayak ride. You can look out for turtles, alligators, birds, monkeys and fish. Give them a book to keep score
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Would we be able to bring beer to drink during canoe rental trip?
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Definitely no! It's a Florida State Park and alcoholic beverages are not allowed.
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How much is admission to Silver Springs?
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There are several entrances to the park, and admission fees paid at one entrance authorizes admissions to all other areas. Please show your receipt at the other entrance for...
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