Silver Springs - Boat Tours

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Home of the famous glass bottom boats, Silver Springs has offered the amazing tour for the last 100 years. View "nature's underwater fairyland" without getting wet! See thousands of fish, dozens of turtles, and maybe even an alligator or two. The boat captains will expertly guide you to dozens of springs, including three different first magnitude springs, such as the mammoth spring, the abyss, and the blue grotto.

The 30 minute tours run seven days a week and are operated by a visitor service provider. For a complete list of prices and hours of availability for 30 minute tours and extended tours, visit their website. Same day tickets may be purchased as early as 9:00 a.m. but you may not purchase tickets in advance for future dates. Tickets are available for purchase in the gift shop, the Spring Side Cafe, or the Paradise Treats Fudge & Ice Cream shop. Children under 6 years old are free. Senior rates are available. Group rates for schools, clubs, and other organizations are available as well. Sorry, pets are not allowed.

For specific inquiries about glass bottom boat tours, please visit the concessionaire's contact webpage.

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Silver Springs State Park