As long you hold your breath, you can get to this hidden place; a hole that leads to a marine oasis located in Florida's Blue Spring State Park.\nThis gem along the St. Johns River is a cool spring with 72-degree water, offering one of the best places to free dive. Blue Spring is known for the beautiful manatees and crystal blue waters that offers great visibility. In 2018, the number of manatees exceeded 485 and during the summer months, these beautiful creatures will be swimming next to you.\nThis hidden paradise also is home to a variety of wading birds, ospreys, eagles and kingfishers. Whether you hike around the spring or launch a kayak, this place will take you on an unforgettable adventure.\nView this post on Instagram I am everything I've learned and more, still it calls me. 🧜🏼♀️ A post shared by Sally Gal (@surfin_sal) on Jul 5, 2019 at 6:30pm PDT\nTwo of the most popular activities to do in Blue Spring are snorkeling and scuba diving. There is a hidden cavern in the spring that leads to a mystery location and you are only allowed entry with a dive certification. Narcity spoke with a marine biologist, Sally Gal, and she said the cave can reach as deep as 90 feet.\nOnly certified divers are permitted to dive in the mysterious blue waters along with a dive buddy. Cave diving is available only to certified cave divers.\nYou can also enjoy tubing during the summer months and rent a tube at the park.\nView this post on Instagram Golden Blue 💛💛💦 🧜🏻♀️ @torihaire 🧚♂️ @freedivefairy . . . . . . #freedive #freediving #freediver #freedivers #angelsofthesea #thanksbutnotanks #freedivinggirls #freedivinglife #onebreath #freedivingphotography #underwaterphotography #apnea #underwater #scuba #underwatercaves #waterworld #diving #cavediving #florida #floridasprings #floridastateparks #freshwatersprings #bluespring #bluesprings #bluespringstatepark #bluespringsstatepark #godeep #gopro #girlsthatfreedive A post shared by BLUE WATER FREEDIVERS 😁💦 (@bobfanok) on Oct 17, 2019 at 5:17am PDT\nAccording to a Trip Advisor review, "I snorkel here regularly and am always blown away by the clear water, abundance of fish, and beautiful scenery. Spotting manatees is a special treat."\nNo matter the time of the year, it is always easy to spot wildlife and other marine life at this haven. If you are escaping the winter blues, this spring is the solution to your problems.\nBlue Spring State Park\nAddress: 2100 W French Avenue Orange City FL 32763\nPrice: $6 per vehicle\nHours: Daily from 8 a.m. until sundown\nWhy you need to go: This warm spring features gentle manatees and one of the best areas to scuba dive.\nWebsite\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.