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Ticket Prices

Daily admission for Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

Adult: $13.00
Child (Ages 6 – 12): $8.00
Children 5 and under: FREE

  • The daily admission price above includes access to Buccaneer Bay.
  • The mermaid shows, reptile shows, and river boat ride, are all included in the price of admission. The park stops selling tickets at 4:30 PM each day.
  • Please bring a valid ID when using a credit card.
  • The park does not offer group rates or other daily admission discounts.

Park Capacity
Free parking. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is always excited to welcome its guests and supporters to come out and enjoy the environmental, historical and recreational value it has to offer. With this being said, please remember if you are planning a trip to Weeki Wachee Springs to arrive early. We open our gates at 9:00 a.m., 365 days a year. Due to heavy popularity the park often reaches capacity on weekends, holidays and during the summer season. We will close for entry until space for new guests has been made. Unfortunately, all guests who arrive after the park has reached capacity will be turned away and asked to either wait in line or return at a later time. This includes guests who are annual passholders, have an existing ticket, and individuals affiliated with large parties that have already entered the park. We appreciate your patience and look forward to your visit.

Yearly Passes

  • $60 per person includes free admission to Weeki Wachee Springs State Park and Buccaneer Bay Waterpark.
  • There is not a season pass for Buccaneer Bay alone.
  • Each pass is good for one year from the date of purchase and includes free admission to all Florida State Parks. For more information about an annual Florida State Park pass, visit Florida State Park Annual Pass Information
  • Discount offers on Annual passes.
  • Retired or active military (25% off)
  • Person w/ service connected disability (Free)


Rental Items

Wheelchair: $3.00
Electric Cart: $15.00

Buccaneer Bay Rental Items
Single Tube: $8
Double Tube: $12
Triple Tube: $15
Regular Locker Rental: $5
Large Locker Rental: $10

Show Park Schedule

Weeki Wachee Springs State park is open daily from 9am – 5:30pm (*365 days a year). Shirts and shoes are required on the show park side.

Current show times: (Subject to change)

The Mermaid Show
11am & 3pm (Monday-Friday)
11am, 1:30pm & 3pm (Saturday & Sunday)
(Theater doors open 30 minutes prior to the show. Once the theater is at capacity, the doors will close. Seating is on a first-come basis. Portions of this show may be frightening to very young children.)

Wildlife Show
10am, 12pm, & 2:15pm

River Boat Cruise
10am – 1pm
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Christmas Day
River Cruise 1pm & 3pm
Animal Show 1:45pm
Mermaid Show 2:30pm

Buccaneer Bay Schedule
Buccaneer Bay is seasonal. The water slides, kiddie pool, and lazy river are now closed for the remainder of the year. The swimming area is open daily, 365 days a year.

Closures & Capacity: In order to ensure our guests comfort and safety, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park and Buccaneer Bay may suspend admission to the park during periods of high attendence. You can always follow us on Facebook or Twitter when those announcements are made.


Weeki Wachee Springs is located in Spring Hill, FL at the intersection of S.R. 50 and Hwy. 19. We are 45 minutes North of Tampa and 2 hours West of Orlando.

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park address is:
6131 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, FL 34606

Park Rules

  • Due to limited seating, we cannot assure that all guests will be able to enjoy the River Boat Cruise.
  • Inclement weather may affect park operations. It is recommended that you call the park on days with unfavorable weather for any possible changes.
  • Tickets are not refundable. This includes weather closures. Please check the forecast before visiting the park.
  • Pets are not permitted in the park with the exception of service dogs. Kennels are not available. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.
  • Food and drink are not permitted inside Weeki Wachee Springs show park. However, you can bring food/drink into the water park side. No grilling is permitted. Alcohol and glassware are NOT permitted anywhere in the park. There is a concessionaire who sells food inside the park.
  • The ticket window closes 30 minutes prior to park closing.
  • Radios and boom boxes are not permitted.
  • Appropriate clothing is required. Weeki Wachee Springs reserves the right to refuse admittance for inappropriate or offensive attire.
  • Shirt and shoes are required in Weeki Wachee Springs show park.
  • No food or drink is permitted inside the Underwater Theater.
  • Costumes are not permitted to be worn inside the park.
  • Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • For your protection, park rules in 62D-2 F.A.C. are enforced.
  • Weeki Wachee Springs is not responsible for lost or stolen items.


Important FAQs

  • Your entire party must wait together in line to purchase tickets.
  • You must remain in line to purchase tickets. You will lose your spot and not be able to gain entry into the park if you decide to leave the line.
  • You can not park anywhere except for a valid parking space in the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park parking lot.
  • Groups that are walking across US HWY 19 will be not be permitted to park. Parking off-site simply indicates parking was full and we are at capacity. You will not be able to enter the park.
  • Any cars parked in neighboring businesses parking will be towed at owner’s expense.
  • Anyone with pre purchased tickets, complimentary tickets or annual passes will not gain entry once the park has reached capacity.
  • The park does not offer birthday packages. Pavilions are on a first-come basis. Pavilions or picnic tables cannot be reserved.
  • You cannot purchase tickets for anyone not presently with you. There are no refunds given for tickets not used because capacity was reached before they arrived. You may use those tickets up to year from the date of purchase.
  • To keep the line moving efficiently please be prepared when it’s your turn at the ticket window. Have your form of payment ready (ID is required when paying with a credit card) and know how many tickets you are purchasing.
  • If you are arriving during inclement weather and the water activities are temporarily closed the park will not sell any tickets. Entry will be allowed only when the water safety team deems it safe.
  • We recommend guests check our Facebook and Twitter for up to the minute updates regarding capacity and closures.
  • If you plan to paddle down the Weeki Wachee river there is no daily admissions price, just the rental fee.
  • The daily admission price above includes access to Buccaneer Bay, Mermaid shows, River boat cruise and the Animal shows.
  • The park stops selling tickets at 1:30 PM each day.
  • Please bring a valid ID when using a credit card.
  • The park does not offer group rates or other daily admission discounts.