Jody Victor In Weeki Wachee
Florida is a state known for it’s beautiful beaches and wonderful tourism. Since 1947, the mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs have delighted visitors. Even today, visitors can still witmess the magic of the mermaids, take a river boat cruise or paddle down the spring fed, crystal clear Weeki Wachee River in a conoe or kayak. The average water temperature is 74 degrees year round. The State Park is 538 acres featuring a first magnitude spring and a 400-seat submerged theatre for watching the live mermaid show.
This fun filled park also offers a flume ride, called Buccaneer Bay, for thrill seekers of all ages. There’s a white sand beach area and covered picnic pavilions for a relaxing day for the entire family. They also provide audiences with with an entertaining and educational look at domesticated birds and reptiles as part of their animal shows.
They are located on US 19 at the intersecion of State Road 50, just north of Spring Hill and south of Homosassa Springs.springs