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2741 Logged Dives

Rainbow River

Sitting about 100 miles north of Tampa, Rainbow River is a jewel of a dive site in the middle of Florida. Crystal clear, as it’s fed from a natural spring, this river is full of unique freshwater fish, turtles, and alligators.

Wildlife encounters include your typical Florida spring fish like bluegill, bass, cichlids, catfish, and tilapia. Possible sightings of alligators and turtles as well.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • River

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach
  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Freshwater

currents

  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 7m

Visibility

  • 19m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Bass
Catfish
Reptiles
Alligators
Turtles
Turtles
Rays
Stingrays
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Bass
Catfish
Reptiles
Alligators
Turtles
Turtles
Rays
Stingrays

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