440 N. Volusia Ave, Orange City, FL 32763
Our beautiful state offers natural springs and sinkholes with crystal clear water for yearlong diving that offer a wide variety of fresh water aquatic life like fish, turtles and manatees. Our freshwater diving adventure guides will lead you through these beautiful sites. Each adventure guided tours are for certified divers and they are led by a Dive Master. If you live in Daytona Beach, DeBary, DeLand, Lake Helen, Orange City, New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange or any other surrounding Volusia County, FL community give us a call at 386-663-8030 today!
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49525 County Rd 445, Altoona, FL 32702
Alexander Springs Recreation Area is located in the Ocala National Forest near the beautiful, turquoise waters of Alexander Springs. With forested scenery and abundant water, the recreation area offers camping, swimming, canoeing, scuba diving (for certified divers), hiking, birding and wildlife viewing.
The Ocala National Forest, located in north central Florida, spans four counties and 383,000 acres. It is the southernmost and oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River, and protects the world’s largest contiguous sand pine scrub forest.
3852 NE 172 Ct. Williston, FL 32696
Blue Grotto is a not a spring but a sinkhole with excellent visibility year-round. This dive resort has many commodities like Rest Rooms, Showers, Covered Pavilions, Overnight Cabin Rental, Gear Rental and Air Fills.
This sink hole has a max depth of 100ft. In addition, an air bell at can be found at roughly 30ft as well as lights that illuminate the upper cavern. This place is also home to the resident soft-shell turtle named Virgil. This beautiful scenery and large property never disappoints.
2100 W French Avenue Orange City FL 32763
Blue Springs is a Florida State Park and has plenty of amenities like excellent camping and nature trials. Blue Springs is best known for its Manatee migration and houses over 400 manatees during the winter season.
The spring run leads you to a silt cave with a max depth of 120 ft. This overhead experience has many little caves that dead end into darkness. The flow of water exiting this cave can be intense but manageable with experience. Plenty of wild life in and around the boil as well as the run. Typically we end our dives with a drift style dive on the way to our exit down the Spring Run.
5390 NE 180th Ave Williston, FL 32696
Devil’s Den Spring is a certified scuba diving training center. Open to Open water divers or above. Snorkeling is allowed, however maybe limited entry depending season.
Devils Den is one of North America’s most prehistoric places. This location is quite unique as it is an underground spring inside a dry cave. This location has been home to many extinct animal fossils dating back to the Pleistocene Age. Max Depth is 54 feet with a constant water temperature of 72. This inverted mushroom shape below the surface is quit the experience and makes for an easy non-technical dive.
4040 SE 84th Lane Road Ocala, FL 34480
No swimmers or snorkelers are allowed. Please contact Paradise Springs and review all rules and regulations before you arrive.
Hands down one FDC Favorite Springs locations. Beautiful scenery with cut out rock steps that lead you down to a wooden landing that overlooks the blue water of the cavern opening.
The prehistoric fossils that are sealed in the limestone rock are clearly visible as you make your way through this large cavern. Take your time as there are many things to see on this dive. A large fixed guideline and clear site of the cavern opening is visible to the diver which makes this location accessible for most divers. Clear water with a 72 Degree constant water temperature makes Paradise Springs a year-round diving destination.