Submerge Yourself in Florida Fun this Summer

Get off of the highway and dive into Florida’s crystal clear waters. From its pristine beaches along the coast to the natural springs and beautiful lakes, the Sunshine State draws in water lovers from around the world. What are you waiting for? Make the splash

Billie Swamp Safari, Florida Everglades

Explore the untamed beauty of the Florida Everglades, perched safely atop a gliding Airboat or Swamp Buggy on Billie Swamp Safari excursion. Come face-to-face with exotic animals like alligators, bison, water buffaloes and birds. After the excursion, stick around for the alligator, venomous snake and swamp critter shows. Located in the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in the Florida Everglades, Billie Swamp Safari is an escapade every tourist must experience.

Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, St Pete/ Clearwater

Feel a rush of adrenaline as you hover above the sparkling waters with a Jetlev Flyer at Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, a short drive from St. Pete Beach. The Jetlev Flyer is a water jet pack that allows you to hover over the water. With a system powered by 450lbs of thrust from a 255HP super charged engine the Jetlev Flyer propels you to heights of 30 feet and speeds of 30mph.

Fishing, Merritt’s Mill Pond, Jackson County

Looking to slow down and enjoy the scenery? This massive reservoir at Merritt’s Mill Pond is home to a number of springs; Jackson Blue and ShangriLa Cave are among the most popular. Cave divers can’t help but surrender to the charm of Marianna – a tiny town but a hot-spot for divers from around the world. These waters offer the perfect spot to fish, paddle, snorkel and swim.

Devil’s Den, Williston, Levy County

Want to take the road less travelled? One of Florida’s many hidden gems is the prehistoric Devil’s Den. This sunken cavern has a 60-plus foot ceiling and is perfect for scuba divers and snorkelers. It is a host to numerous fossils, including an early hominid dated 75,000 BCE, and a menagerie of now long-extinct animals. The spring maintains a reliable 22 degrees Celsius, and is accessible year-round. Devil’s Den Springs is a private facility, located just outside of Williston, in Levy County; a forty minute drive from Gainesville regional airport.

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