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Billie Swamp Safari

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30000 Gator Tail Trl, Clewiston, FL 33440-4303
+1 800-949-6101
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Worth the drive

Family of 8 visited in January 2018. Ages 12 to 65. All had a great time! Noah on the buggy ride... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
joey17pd
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Really cool place!

This is within two hours of Big Cypress Oasis Visitor Center and Shark Valley National Parks and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katrina M
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Billie Swamp Safari is located on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. Swamp Buggy Eco-Tours and Airboat Rides depart daily through 2,200 acres of untamed Everglades with abundant native and exotic wildlife. Alligator wrestling call for show times. Enjoy a Snake Show, Wildlife Critter Show, Free viewing of reptile and animal exhibits. Free boardwalk nature trail and petting zoo. Full service Swamp Water Cafe opened daily 7am - 6pm. Stay overnight in an authentic Seminole Chickee on the water for two or dorm chickee for 8-12 guests. VIP Exclusive tours offered.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“buggy ride” (45 reviews)
“snake show” (58 reviews)
“water buffalo” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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30000 Gator Tail Trl, Clewiston, FL 33440-4303
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Family of 8 visited in January 2018. Ages 12 to 65. All had a great time! Noah on the buggy ride was fantastic ! Great sense of humor and very knowledgeable about the animals and other things. Food in the cafe was good and decently...More

Thank joey17pd
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is within two hours of Big Cypress Oasis Visitor Center and Shark Valley National Parks and definitely worth the trip, especially if you have little ones. We stayed in one of the waterfront chickie huts, very reasonably priced and quite an adventure as we...More

1  Thank Katrina M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the airboat ride, swamp buggy tour, critter show and alligator wrestling show. The people that work there are very nice and share a lot of information. We loved the airboat ride, but do wish it was a little longer. We saw a lot...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our third visit to Billie Swamp Safari and we will definitely be back. We stayed overnight in a waterfront chickee, a water buffalo walked right past our chickee and we love the listening to the wildlife at night. Previously we have done airboat...More

1  Thank Sabrina J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove out from Naples as we found a great Groupon price. It was only a 20-30 minute ride and would have enjoyed another 30 minutes, but had a friendly driver and saw several alligators large and small, an Asian deer and a huge Asia buffalo....More

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everyone, especially the guy that takes care of lions! I could not believe we were right next to a growling alligator and water buffalo!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took Finland visitors to the Everglades gators and airboat ride. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it...especially holding the baby alligator.

Thank waterfall2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make a day of the trip, it's well worth it. I took my nine year old and both he and I really enjoyed the experience. We did the grand you which included air boat, swamp buggy and reptile show. Was total 80 dollars for both....More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is out there! It's an hour drive from Ft. Lauderdale, 90 minutes from Ft. Myers, and probably 30 minutes from Cleeiston proper. It is well worth the drive. This is a well organized, well kept attraction where you can ride airboats, swamp buggies,...More

Thank Mari Anne G
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The boat trip was great and seeing the gators was awesome however this park has gone beyond what it is meant to do, i.e show the native species and let people experience the airboats. To attract more pople they have added many non native animals....More

1  Thank dgcottage
Billie S, General Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Hello, thank you for you kind words and concerns. I would first like to let you know Rainbow, the Donkey was attacked by a Florida Panther several months of ago. Her muzzle had life threatening puncture wounds from the long teeth and scratch marks form...More

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cbauerwi
22 January 2018|
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Response from Mari Anne G | Reviewed this property |
An adult day pass, which includes everything, is $50. They offer discounts for seniors, children, military, etc. Check Groupon and other sites for discounts.
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madehe2017
27 April 2017|
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Response from SeminoleTourism | Property representative |
Hello, the Swamp Buggy tours start at 11 am daily. Each tour begins on the hour and the last buggy leaves at 5pm. You are also able to take an twilight tour for night activities, this tour requires a reservation. All other... More
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Kerry S
30 December 2016|
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Response from SeminoleTourism | Property representative |
Comfortable clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses and shoes that you can be active in would be best. That's right, be sure the hats will not fly off. Don't forget your camera!
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