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Scuba Diving and Cave Diving

Scuba divers from around the world are drawn to Florida's springs. Learn more about the secrets of scuba diving in a spring.

 

 
Image of Cave divers are the "aquanauts" of Florida springs, helping to explore, map, and study the innermost reaches of the underground aquifer.Zoom+ Cave divers are the "aquanauts" of Florida springs, helping to explore, map, and study the innermost reaches of the underground aquifer. © Wes Skiles

Florida is famous around the world as a scuba and cave diving destination. From deep cave diving by researchers and scientists at Wakulla Springs to recreational cavern and cave diving, Florida's springs offer a chance to probe depths where few will ever go.

Cave divers can descend into large, open caverns, view rare fish and aquatic invertebrates, and test their skills in some of the longest, deepest, and most challenging underwater cave systems on earth.

Some of the most popular and interesting springs diving destinations include Peacock Springs and Ginnie Springs, the most visited freshwater diving spot in the world.

 


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Learn More About Florida's Springs

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Locate a Spring

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Use the Interactive Springs Map to locate a spring near you.
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