you can view the underground springs from
our famous glass-bottom boats, where you'll
see fish, shellfish, turtles and alligators
in water that's up to 80 feet deep and 99.8%
pure. Walk the beautiful grounds and experience
the natural habitats of Florida's largest
alligators, endangered bears and panthers,
Kritter Korral petting zoo, plus an entertaining
variety of wildlife shows from Birds of
Prey to snakes and reptiles. There are rides
and exhibits for all ages in a natural setting
of spectacular beauty.
Silver Springs Park Map
A dramatic tour of seven major
spring formations, including Mammoth Spring,
the world's largest artesian spring.
An exotic voyage featuring a boat excursion
down the Fort King Waterway. Animals from
six continents line the banks of the river,
including giraffes, zebras, emus and sable
Lost River Voyage:
This ride transports guest back in time
to wild Florida as it was thousands of years
ago. Cypress trees line the banks of the
river where alligators, heron and osprey
Carries passengers deep into
one of Florida's primeval forests aboard
zebra-striped jeeps and trams. One of the
ride's highlights includes a trip through
a pond containing live alligators.
World of Bears:
World of Bears is the largest exhibit of
its kind in the United States. Visible bears
include brown bears, Asiatic black bears,
Spectacled bears and North American black
bears at Silver Springs.
Panther Prowl offers park guest the unique
opportunity to see, photograph, and learn
about North America's largest wild cats;
the rare and endangered Florida panther
and, its close relative, the Western cougar.
Big Gator Lagoon:
More than three-dozen of Florida's largest
alligators are on exhibit in a one-acre
natural swamp featuring fresh spring water
and basking areas. Guest view the reptiles
from an elevated boardwalk.
& Crocodile Encounter is the second
largest collection of crocodilian species
in the United States. Thirteen of the world's
23 species of alligators, crocodiles, calmens
and gavials are displayed in large, separate
naturalistic enclosures on five-acre Cypress
to be the largest American crocodile in
the care of man, the sobek resides in its
habitat on Cypress Point. The reptile measures,
on average, 16 feet and weighs nearly 2,000
Play land features a replica of an 1800's
riverboat permanently anchored in a shallow
lagoon. On board activities include a ferris
wheel, cargo climb with net bridge, slides,
crawl tubes, fireman's poles, fishing games,
hands-on activities and much more.
Doolittle's Petting Zoo features
a variety of deer and goats which park guest
can get close to and feed.
Silver Spring's beautiful botanical gardens
feature more than 138 varieties of native
and exotic plants showcased in floral sculptures
and flower beds nested by the Silver river.
Reptiles of the
Features a collection of reptiles
from four continents. Reptiles include alligators,
snakes, turtles and lizards. Includes an
educational presentation by experienced
Showcases some of the scariest and creepiest
animals of the night. Animal handlers point
out interesting facts about bats, scorpions,
arachnids, a five pound marine toad and
giant Madagascar hissing cockroaches.
Natural attraction featuring
a series of "native" species of Floridian
snakes, turtles, arachnids and mammals in
naturalistic enclosures. This attraction
includes a display case showcasing archived
photographs and information on the world
famous naturalist Ross Allen.
Birds of Prey Show:
Presented at the outdoor Silver River Showcase,
Orlando, near the Lost River Voyage attraction.
The Birds of Prey program displays each
bird's strengths, survival skills and beauty
in a dramatic free-flight show.
Birds of the Rainforest:
Features a flock of colorful parrots, macaws,
cockatoos and toucans. Each bird performs
a series of zany tricks, comical routines
and demonstrates their talent at mimicking