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SWIMMING AND TUBING ARE OPEN FOR THE SEASON

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Great Day Live-Tampa


The magic of Weeki Wachee For 70 years, Weeki Wachee has fascinated and entertained Florida families. One of the last of the original Florida roadside attractions, Weeki Wachee survived the bulldozers and is now a Florida state park. John Athanason joined Great Day Live to talk about this Florida treasure, along with mermaid Charlene Amis. …

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Elite Daily


The Mermaids Of Weeki Wachee Springs Are Making Their Living Under The Sea When you declare your college major, there’s no box you can check to become a professional cat cuddler, ice cream taste tester, or cat video maker. Heck, you probably never even believed those kinds of careers could exist — but they do. …

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Charleston Scene


Inside the aquatic life of a Weeki Wachee mermaid Florida’s famed Weeki Wachee mermaids have returned to the South Carolina Aquarium and will be making a splash April 12-15 with choreographed routines to musical numbers. The fin-tastic activities will take place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., featuring both mermaids and pirates in Carolina Seas …

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Port City Daily


The tale of a real-life, professional mermaid Raised in North Carolina, Victoria Cox is a professional Weeki Wachee mermaid. Last month, the Weeki Wachee mermaids made a stop at the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, and Cox was welcomed back home.   KURE BEACH—When you’re young, any career seems possible. Shoot for space, or under …

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The Marjorie


A Mermaid’s Tale Step into the submerged, 400-seat theater at Weeki Wachee Springs State park and prepare to be amazed, or at least amused. Though it may be intentionally kitchy and reminiscent of “Old Florida,” it’s still the only of its kind to use one of the state’s 33 first magnitude springs as an underwater …

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FOX 24-Charleston


The Weeki Wachee Mermaids Are Back at the SC Aquarium! CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — You’ve heard the old adage: ‘always be yourself, unless you can be a mermaid, then always be a mermaid.’ You can enjoy some underwater fun next month as the world-famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids make a splash at the …

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StarNews Online


Weeki Wachee Mermaids return to aquarium The world-famous sirens return March 1-4 and 8-11 to the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher. KURE BEACH — Once was not enough for the Weeki Wachee Mermaids. The world-famous sirens return to the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher for a limited time March 1-4 and 8-11. The specially trained …

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Diario Las Americas


Vicki Smith, the “mermaid” who has lived more than 60 years underwater  – Vicki Smith was just 17 years old when she gave her first performance at the legendary siren theater of Florida’s Weeki Wachee Springs State Park and more than 60 years later the oldest member of the group can not leave that “underwater paradise”. “I …

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Seidman: The underwater sisterhood of the Weeki Wachee mermaids “Everyone gets to a point in their training where they say, I can’t do this. If you’re not a headstrong person, you are not going to last.” When a press release announcing auditions for mermaids at Weeki Wachee State Park appeared in my inbox, I knew …

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FOX 13


Weeki Wachee holds 1st round of mermaid auditions CRYSTAL RIVER (FOX 13) – For those who grew up watching the little mermaid and dreaming of swimming the seas – Saturday was a very big day. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is looking to add to its famous troop of mermaids and 250 women, and a few …

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