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The Homestead Crater

700 North Homestead Drive, Midway, UT 84049-6409
+1 435-657-3840
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A unique experience

The crater was similar to the cenote we have visited previously in Mexico, but much smaller. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Casey P
Can spend 15 to 20 minutes

I could not swim for 60 minutes in the heat and small pool. Yes it is good, but it gets boring and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jay N
Salt Lake City, Utah
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“warm water” (26 reviews)
“hot springs” (26 reviews)
“scuba dive” (23 reviews)
700 North Homestead Drive, Midway, UT 84049-6409
+1 435-657-3840
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Reviewed yesterday

The crater was similar to the cenote we have visited previously in Mexico, but much smaller. The water is so warm you need to get out and take a break during the 40 minute soak! The mineral water leaves your skin and hair so soft,...More

Thank Casey P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not swim for 60 minutes in the heat and small pool. Yes it is good, but it gets boring and very hot, you will be dehydrated.

2  Thank Jay N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice, relaxing afternoon with friends and family. You have to call the Activity Center and make reservations to swim. We called on Wed when they opened and made reservations for Friday afternoon as their first available. All you need to bring is...More

2  Thank ParkerLane10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my wife's open water dives. I was bored after 5 minutes under water as there is nothing to see and the water was so warm I just wanted to get out. Not to mention they packed our scuba class in with a bunch...More

2  Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I was intrigued by the idea of diving in a hot spring. We stopped by and used some of their equipment, which is old and badly worn. It was hot and with poor vis. There were lots of people in the water. I am glad...More

2  Thank Grady S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The Homestead Crater Soak and Swim should definitely be on your ToDo list. You have to call and reserve your swim spots and it was a very enjoyable experience. One of our "faves" from our trip to Park City, Utah.

1  Thank giniag2017
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My daughter was able to swim in the crater and use my mask and snorkel when I brought her with me for my Advanced checkout dives, Memorial Day weekend 2017.

Thank Chantalle C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were in Park City and we'd heard of this place for a unique experience to go and swim, snorkel or even scuba dive in this crater. I had thought that is was going to be bigger than it was, so I was already disappointed...More

Thank CrisWilki
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This might have been more fun if I had actually gone into the water. I did go inside and check it out and did climb to the top and look down. Didn't feel the need to swim.

1  Thank Michael E
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Save the money and just climb to the top to look down. It's a beautiful view, but the actual cost to swim is a rip off

Thank Susan K
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Questions & Answers
Dana S
10 July 2017|
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Response from Catie B | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they have them in most sizes hanging on the wall and they are required.
Dana S
10 July 2017|
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Response from sunandsee17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you are required to wear a life jacket, which they provide for you.
13 May 2017|
Response from Nancy S | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, people do that all the time. Skiing first, then diving due to the altitude. Skiing is at about 10,000 feet and the Crater is at 6,000 feet. Thanks!