Looking for a change – an exciting place to swim and play away from the beaches of the Gulf? Then head to Vortex Springs! Its crystal cool water is so refreshing during the hot summer days. It's just pure fun to be there! You'll find a lot of local families enjoying this spot as well as groups of friends who have discovered this very cool hangout.
The natural clear spring water stays a cool 68 degrees year-round and is a fun place to dive and swim. You can also snorkel, paddleboard, kayak, canoe and tube - all are available for daily rental. Food and beverages are permitted at Vortex Springs so pack up those picnic baskets for the full day. If you'd like some shade, the large oaks that surround the area provide plenty. For the littles, you'll find a few playgrounds at Vortex too.
If you're a camper, Vortex offers that as well. From tent camping to cabins to larger lodges, they can accommodate you and your group.
For diving enthusiasts, Vortex Springs is home to one of the largest cavern systems, so who knows what you'll discover down below. The crystal-clear water are perfect conditions to explore and train. If you're not certified, this is the place to do it! Nothing beats the calmness and clarity you'll experience while learning to dive.
Daily admission is $10. Children 4-8 are $8 and children under 3 are free. The springs are open Monday-Thursday 8-7 pm, Friday-Saturday 7-8 pm and Sundays 8-5 pm. Vortex Springs also features a diving board, 10 slides, jump platforms and an old-fashioned rope swing that has become a popular signature of Vortex Springs over the years. Picnic tables are available for use and a gazebo is available to rent.
Cool Factors: Coolest, clearest springs, cave diving, lots of activities for every age, camping.
1517 Vortex Springs Ln, Ponce De Leon, FL 32455