No. Tickets can only be purchased at the park upon arrival.
No. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park offers outdoor activities. Inclement weather can affect these activities with delays or closures. Please check the weather before visiting the park as you would if scheduling any outdoor activity.
No. The mermaid show is part of the park itself. It is included in the regular admission to the park.
No. Weeki Wachee Springs Does not offer group or senior discounts.
No. All seating for the mermaid show and river boat ride are on a first-come basis.
Pets are not permitted inside the park. However, service animals as defined by the ADA are permitted. Emotional support animals are not recognized by the ADA as service animals. Thus, they are not permitted.
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park does NOT offer cabin rentals, nor any overnight camping.
PSA: During the busy summer months, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is a very popular destination. Like all venues, there is a limit as to the number of visitors the park can safely carry. Although it is impossible to predict visitation on any given day, we recommend arriving before the park opens at 9 AM on the weekdays, and sooner on the weekends.
As a reminder, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park does not offer online ticket sales, or reservations for space inside the park. Admission is on a first-come basis. We encourage you to plan your day to arrive early during these busy times or plan a visit during the off-season if you can. Thank you for your cooperation, and we look forward to seeing you at the park.
Coolers are permitted. Bags and coolers are checked at the gate. Alcohol, glassware, and disposable
items are not permitted. Guests can bring their own chairs, tents, and umbrellas.
Recommend getting to park early to not have this happen.
Can vary daily
No, entry to the park is first come.
Can be found at Lifeguard/First Aid station, Guest Relations at the front of the park, or the front desk at
Children under 12 MUST be with an adult and in the same vessel in their own seat. Infants MUST wear a personal flotation device, either brought personally or provided by Weeki.
There is a multitude of dining options located inside the park: The Mermaid Galley is open all year with indoor and outdoor seating has a selection of sandwiches, burgers, wraps, salads, ice cream, and other
snacks. Captain’s Quarters is open during summer months with outside seating to enjoy ice cream, snacks, and drinks. Pirates Grubb is open during summer months with outside seating by the beach serving snacks, burgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, and more. The Snack Shack is open during summer months for ice cream and cold drinks. The Tiki Bar is open during the summer months for frozen drinks, beer, wine, and grilled food items.
There are designated swimming areas in the park available for guests.
The mermaid show takes place daily. Weather permitting. Shows are approximately 35 minutes long.
For more information:
There are only one- or two-seater kayaks.
1 passenger vessel = $8
2 passenger vessels = $16
3 passenger vessels = $24
4 passenger vessels = $32
Guests can paddle upriver but cannot enter the park from the river. There are buoys to show the
No. Cooking or grilling is not permitted inside the park. However, you are welcome to bring premade food.
No. Guests cannot bring alcohol inside the park. There is a concessionaire inside the park who does sell beer. You are welcome to bring non-alcoholic beverages.
No. Buccaneer Bay is seasonal. However, the swimming area is open year-round with the exception of the month of February. You can find the waterpark activities schedule at Buccaneer Bay
No. Group discounts are not offered at the park.
Once inclement weather is approaching, the park will cease operations of the waterslides, and require everyone to exit the water. This is for the safety of the guests and employees. Once the inclement weather has passed, activities will resume. Please note, the park does not offer refunds due to weather.
Only flotation devices for children to assist in swimming is permitted. Other tubes or flotation devices are not permitted.
No. All areas, including picnic tables are on a first-come basis.
Yes. You are welcome to bring in a cooler. They will be checked at the gate. Please do not bring alcohol or glassware as they are not permitted.
Cabanas are first come.