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#4112
Paradise Springs in FL
littlestar1157 - 11/07/2013 8:01 PM
Category: Buddy Wanted
Replies: 6

This Sunday 11/10 if anyone else is interested in joining us :-) 9am.
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ScubaCrab - 11/07/2013 10:36 PM
4040 S.E. 84th Lane Road Ocala, Florida 34480 (352) 368-5746

Paradise Springs is open year-round, but closed on Christmas Day.

Experience one of Florida’s most beautiful and memorable cavern dives at Paradise Springs near Ocala, Florida.The huge cavern area with prehistoric fossils embedded in the walls makes every dive interesting and enjoyable. The strata of prehistoric limestone that was once beneath the sea are clearly visible as you make your way around the large water filled room and at every turn more fossils are revealed. Be sure to take your time because there are so many things to see.Clear water and 72 degree constant water temperature make Paradise Springs a year-round destination. A permanent guideline and the sight of the opening visible to the diver most of the time throughout the dive makes the dive accessible for most divers.Conveniently located off Highway 441 south of Ocala, this privately owned site makes an excellent day trip from many areas of the state. At the spring you can be on your own schedule and enjoy this amazing geological wonder set under the shade of beautiful oak trees. There are picnic tables, a gazebo, restroom / changing room, a spring water shower, and you are welcome to bring a grill to cook lunch on the grounds.HoursThursday -Friday 9:00am to 5:00pmSaturday – Sunday 8:00am to 5:00pmClosed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday-Except on Holidays
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ScubaCrab - 11/07/2013 10:47 PM
Apparently they open at 8am Sun so I think I will get up there early and hang out until the rest arive at 9am. For more info I put the link below.

http://www.floridadiveconnection.com/paradise-springs/
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pharo - 11/10/2013 11:33 AM
I will join you next time, let me know

Hope you enjoy it and be safe



JC
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littlestar1157 - 11/10/2013 4:33 PM
You missed out :)

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ScubaCrab - 11/10/2013 6:41 PM
I didn’t miss out had two good dives after putting on my fins and rolling on my back like a wounded turtle. Too bad you didn’t get a pic to share Jennifer
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djkobra81 - 12/04/2013 12:57 PM
I like Paradise Springs went a few weeks ago.