Rainbow Springs is OPEN. COVID-19 Safety Updates

HOURS AND FEES

Tube & Tram Ticket – $22/person*

Hours

Memorial Day – Labor Day: 8:00am – 3:30pm, 7 days per week
First Saturday in April – Memorial Day: 8:00am – 3:30pm, Weekends only
Labor Day – End of September: 8:00am – 3:30pm, Weekends only (Please call to confirm opening, facility may close early due to weather.)
October – March: Closed

Parking Fee

There is no parking fee however there is a $2.00 State Park Admission Fee per person.

Location

10830 SW 180th Ave Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34432
833-945-2925

*Tube fare is good for one trip down the river.

Lifejackets are optional for this activity for guests older than 6 years of age. If a lifejacket is needed, please select a lifejacket that fits you and your fellow party members before entering the watercraft. All children must be over the age of 5 years old to participate in these activities. All children from 5 to 6 years old must wear and buckle their lifejackets at all times while in the watercraft. Visitors must agree to and follow our policies in order to participate. Visitors must sign our waiver and release of liability agreement. We highly recommend you wear and buckle your lifejackets at all times.


Hours

8:00am – Sunset, 365 days a year

Fees

$2/person | Children under 6 are free

Location

19158 SW 81st Pl Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34432
833-945-2925


Rental

People

Time

Price

KAYAK/SUP 1 -2 people 1 hour $17
All Day Rental Kayak/SUP Day $54
TANDEM/CANOES 3 people max 1 hour $23
All Day Rental Tandem/Canoe Day $64

All visitors must have a lifejacket. Please select a lifejacket that fits you and your fellow party members before entering the watercraft. All children from 5 to 6 years old must wear and buckle their lifejackets at all times while in the watercraft. Visitors must agree to and follow our policies in order to participate. Visitors must sign our waiver and release of liability agreement. We highly recommend you wear and buckle your lifejackets at all times.


  • What should I bring to the Park?
    • Anything you will need for outdoor adventures. Sunscreen, hats, rash guards, water shoes, waterproof bags, snacks, water, etc. (Please remember that the river only allows non-disposable items)
  • What is considered a disposable item?
    • Any item that is thrown away after single use. (Ex. Ziploc bags, plastic water bottles, food wrappers/bags, glass, cardboard, etc.)
  • What can I bring on the Tube?
    • Any belongings that you will need for the two-hour trip. We recommend sun protection, snorkel gear, and water. If you would like to bring additional items, please remember that there is no location on the tube to store items so you will have to keep track of them for the entirety of the float. We do
  • Should I bring my phone?
    • Bringing a phone for an emergency is not a bad idea, we recommend a waterproof pouch with a lanyard to make sure your phone is safe. We deal with dozens of lost phones throughout the season.
  • What time does the park usually hit capacity on weekends and weekdays?
    • Weekdays we rarely hit capacity unless it’s a holiday. Weekend usually hits capacity between 9am-10am.
  • What should I do if the Park is at capacity when I arrive?
    • If the park hits capacity, it is due to no parking. We are limited on parking spaces and once the lot is full the Tubing entrance is closed until cars leave. Once we have 10 cars leave, we will allow 10 cars in. Unfortunately, at the time we do not have an alternative parking lot and cannot allow vehicles to line up on the road, due to safety. We will have a vehicle block the entrance, once we have spots available, we will move our vehicle and allow cars to enter. If the car is blocking the entrance, we are not allowing vehicles in at that time.
  • How much does it cost to go tubing and what payment options do you accept?
    • Tubing price is $20 per person with or without your own tube. We are currently excepting all types of payments.
  • Can you bring your own tube?
    • You are allowed to bring your own tube as long as it’s a single tube no bigger than 60” in diameter. Please remember that all tubes are transported on the tram with you and to be mindful of others’ space on the tram.
  • What if I have an RV or a Bus?
    • We do have 5 spots that can accommodate larger vehicles but because we are limited on spots once we get closer to capacity those spots are filled with any type of vehicle. We do have alternative spots if those spots are full. Please talk with staff upon arrival.
  • What if I have a big group?
    • If you would like to tube with a large group (20+) please give a courtesy call to 833-945-0000 prior to your arrival.
  • Do you take reservations?
    • Currently, we do not accept reservations. We are working on the logistics of reservations for the future.
  • Can you picnic?
    • We do allow people to have a small quick picnic at the tubing site. Parking is limited and on days we hit capacity we have guests waiting to get in. We want to make it as fair as we can for everyone. The Headsprings is a more suitable location for a longer more established picnic.
  • Can you tube as many times as you’d like?
    • The tubing price allows for one 2 hour float trip.
  • Can I Park at your site and tube to Swampy’s or Blue Run?
    • If you chose to float with us at the State Park, we only allow for guests to enter and exit at our location. We do not allow guests to float past our exit. If you are in your own float and decide to float to another location, please keep in mind we do not offer shuttles offsite.
  • Do you have showers/changing rooms?
    • We do have changing rooms on site but do not have showers available.
  • Do you allow Service animals or pets tubing?
    • We do not allow animals of any kind on our tube trip even with your own tube. Service animals and pets are allowed at the Headsprings. We do allow service animals in our rental kayaks located at the Headsprings.