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Florida Springs- Vortex Spring

  • Vortex Springs 1517 Vortex Springs Lane Ponce de Leon, FL 32455 United States (map)

Come join us at Vortex Spring. Enjoy the warm crystal-clear waters the Florida springs have to offer. Vortex Spring is teaming with aquatic life including Koi, Gar, Catfish, American Eels, Redhorse Suckers, Blue Gill, and Bass. This location is great for divers of all skill levels with a depth of 55’ to the cavern opening, and down to 115’ inside the cavern. The water is 68 degrees year-round making for a perfect winter getaway.

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Created by Doc & Ruth Dockery, Vortex Spring is home to the Red & White "Diver Down" Flag and is one of the largest diving facilities in the state of Florida.

Vortex Spring is recognized as one of the best and safest diving resorts in the country. This 420 acre playground produces approximately 28 million gallons of crystal "gin" clear water daily at a year round temperature of 68 degrees.

Our property is packed with experiences for the entire family whether it be scuba diving with our trained and certified instructors, exploring our nature trails, or just taking a dip in the spring.

Dive Training!

  • Open Water

  • Rescue

  • Enriched Air Nitrox

  • Underwater Navigation

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

  • Drysuit

  • Night *additional site fees

What’s included

  • Entrance to the dive site

  • 2 tanks and 2 air fills

  • Room for 2 nights

  • Gear for Open Water students

  • Drysuits for drysuit class students


$175 Basic Room

$199 Deluxe Room ***Includes Kitchenette

$250 Single Occupancy

Price includes 2 nights, along with 2 tanks and 2 air fills.

What’s not included

  • Travel

  • Food

  • Tips

  • Rental equipment


Vortex Spring is a commercially operated recreation, camping and dive park located near Ponce de Leon, Florida. It is the largest diving facility in the state of Florida.

A mecca for diving, snorkeling, and swimming enthusiast alike. If you love the water this is the place for you. 

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