Fodor's Expert Review Weeki Wachee Springs

Weeki Wachee Amusement Park/Water Park Fodor's Choice

At Weeki Wachee Springs, the spring flows at the remarkable rate of 170 million gallons a day with a constant temperature of 74°F. The spring has long been famous for its live "mermaids," clearly not the work of Mother Nature, as they wear bright costumes and put on an underwater choreography show that's been virtually unchanged since the park opened in 1947. The park is considered a classic piece of Florida history and culture. It also features snorkel tours and canoe trips on the river, and a wilderness boat ride gives an up-close look at raccoons, otters, egrets, and other semitropical Florida wetlands wildlife. In summer Buccaneer Bay water park opens for swimming, beaching, and riding its thrilling slides and flumes.

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6131 Commercial Way
Weeki Wachee, Florida  34606, USA

352-592–5656

weekiwachee.com

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Rate Includes: $13

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