Rainbow River Drift Dive
June 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
One event on September 22, 2018 at 9:00 am
One event on June 5, 2021 at 10:00 am
Join us for a drift down one of Florida’s most-beautiful rivers, Rainbow River, a protected first-magnitude spring located in Dunnellon, Florida.
The diverse wildlife we have encountered includes: musk turtles, yellowbelly sliders, Florida cooters; freshwater shrimp, apple snails, cormorants who will dive in with you, Florida bass, gar and spotted gar, bowfin fish, a variety of catfish, freshwater mussels and more!
The cost of the trip is $75 which includes the boat fee, park fee, a divemaster-led tour and flag float and one air tank rental or fill. We will also cover the $5 parking/wrist band fee that goes towards park funding. Pair this with a Fish ID course and get 20% off of the course! This is also a great start to your advanced course! Cost on the website includes tax.
Prior to the Trip:
If you are renting gear, please gather it prior to the 30th including your free tank rental. The water will be warmer than the air! (always 72 degrees) and will require a warmer wetsuit. We usually recommend a solid 5mm suit depending on your comfort. 5mm usually require more weight so, plan accordingly.
We will plan to meet at 9:45 a.m. at KP Hole Park located at: 9435 SW 190th Avenue Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34432. We will gather near the park sign and set up one tank with your gear. We will go off of a pontoon boat but won’t return to the boat. Instead, we will drift down the river and meet back at the boat ramp where we started.
This is the perfect spot to practice drift diving and buoyancy, as the water is relatively shallow (10 to 20 feet).
Safety and fun are our primary concerns! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us!
Shop phone number: 813-832-6669
Shop Email: Info@adventuretampa.com
Cancellation and Deposit Policy:
We understand that your family and your health come first. If you must cancel your course, please call Adventure Outfitters at 813-832-6669 or email us at info@adventuretampa to reschedule as soon as possible. We are dedicated to serving our students and this gives you the best chance possible to secure the right timeframe for you.
Group and Semi-Private Lessons: To protect students and instructors alike, Adventure Outfitters enforces a the right to charge full price unless the student cancels at least 24 hours prior to a course. Student will receive a 50% refund if canceling at least 72 hours in advance.
Private Lessons: a student must cancel at least 72 hours prior to the course to receive a partial refund.
Deposits: We know that issues come up and we will try to work with you as best as we can. However, since we have such small classes, we have to adhere to our schedule as best as we can to make it fair to our instructors and other students. Check to see if your credit card has trip insurance or look into trip insurance if you are traveling here.
To ensure your specific course dates and/or to cover the study material costs the following non-refundable deposits are required. For any private course 1,2 or 3 students – $250 deposit; for a group course 4-6 students – $200 deposit; or for a Referral student(s) – $100 deposit. If you have to reschedule any course dates, there is a $50 rescheduling fee. All remaining costs (any rental, entry and outstanding course fees) will be paid prior to any pool or open water session.
*Refunds do not include 3% Credit Card fees