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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Airboat tour was fantastic! Guide was great! While waiting you can see all the animals. Way off the beaten path but go early so you don't have to wait as long for the tours. Only reason I gave on less star was the lines to pay was painfully slow. Ask for the AAA discount to save 10%!

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Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this place! everything is so well organized if you plan to use their facilities as a school field trip. When you go in large groups they have everything organized for you and everyone is friendly and helpful. I have also visited with just family members and we have a wonderful time . The airboat ride...

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Hialeah
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I took my scouts from pack 180 and we did the all day package and it was incredible. The was friendly and all members were very knowledgeable. The kids and adults enjoyed everything from buggy rides, airboats, snake show to the critter show. Lots of new exhibits and great food as well. Keep up the work. Highly recommend.

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went on Sunday to the Seminole Fair. It was wonderful and the food was yummy. Paid a visit to to museum which was first class and quite new. The history of the tribe is very interesting and well presented. Then we took a short ride to have an airboat ride which included a tour. Out driver...

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We went there on a very hot day in June. The place was not too crowded and not too many mosquitos either. We had a great time, the kids loved the buggy tour. I would have preferred a place with zoo-alike cages, especially with animals not typical of such a hot area like Arctic Wolves or Grizzlies..

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Went here in 2008 and had an awesome experience. Wanted to share the experience with my daughter this year. Drove 4 hours on March 28, 2016 just to find out they only had one guide giving tours because no one else showed up for work. We would have to wait four hours. So disappointed because I was looking forward to...

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SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this review

Hello, We remember this day very well, we certainly understand your disappointment. Even though this can not fix how your day of enjoyment and adventure turned into frustration, please allow us to explain what lead up to this occurrence. Our lead cashier stepped out of her house and was bitten by a pigmy rattle snake and one of our best...

Pembroke Pines, Florida
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Had a wonderful time with my nieces that were visiting from North Carolina, they had a fantastic time. There was no waiting we did the airboat buggie ride and boardwalk. They loved feeding the animals.

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SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this review

Gladys, thank you for your review and bringing your out of town family to our park. We are so glad you all enjoyed the airboat and swamp buggy rides and feeding the animals and hope to see you again soon.

Bonney Lake, Washington, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Well worth the long drive from our area to show visiting family a slice of Southern Florida. I would recommend the beginning or end of the off season even though you might not see as many gators in hot weather. Popular place. We did the whole tour which takes about 4 hours. The food was great, staff friendly and willing...

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st louis
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Had fun seeing orange groves and driving out there. Fun airboat. Short wait went during week so we missed some things. Worth it but would have enjoyed more exhibits being open. The experience was worth it

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Coldwater, Michigan
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

There is no hotel here but it was a fun time. We had an excellent time we rode the boats the swamp buggies and the corn bread was the best I've ever eaten! We had alligator tail the food was great. The airboats with big block Chevys were a rush and the buggies drivers were very knowledgable about the history...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adventure in the Swamp! Learn about the unconquered Seminole Tribe of Florida at Billie Swamp Safari located on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation Splash through 2,200 acres of our preserve aboard a Swamp Buggy for an Eco-Tour or zip through the water and view the beautiful cypress domes and canopy aboard an Airboat and see native and exotic wildlife up-close. Sit in the shade and enjoy a Venomous Snake Show, and Swamp Critter Show. Stroll through our park and visit our animal exhibits, boardwalk nature trail and Seminole village. Dine in the Swamp Water Cafe and sample gator nuggets or enjoy American fare. Overnight packages, night activities and exclusive tours offered. Seminole Tribe of Florida owned. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Billie Swamp Safari

Address: 30000 Gator Tail Trail, Clewiston, FL 33440
Region: United States > Florida > Clewiston
Price Range: RM156 - RM290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
Also Known As:
Billie Swamp Safari Hotel Clewiston
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“If you plan to stay in the Chickees, please note that they are not heated and it is a long walk to the bathrooms and showers.”
 of 5 bubbles misty075, 23 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Save your trips until the day warms up and the reptiles come out”
 of 5 bubbles RuscombeSP, 21 Jan 2013 | Read review
“The dorms for family retreats and birthday parties are worth the cost. STAY THE NIGHT!!!! Take the night buggy ride!!! The bigger the group the better!”
 of 5 bubbles Silmega, 30 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Bring extra bedding for comfort if you wish,this is like camping only better. Also maybe snacks etc. for after everything closes you are away from everywhere.”
 of 5 bubbles melissaqueenbeehoney, 22 Feb 2012 | Read review
“If you're afraid to walk at night, request a chikee up front.”
 of 5 bubbles TampaTropicals, 19 Feb 2012 | Read review
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