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C&G's Big Cypress Swamp Buggy Tours

Concho Billie Trail, Meet at location on US 41, Collier County, Chokoloskee, FL 34138
+1 239-770-3661
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Off the road and into the swamp

You can drive US41 and not see a thing - or you can go off road, into the swamp and really start to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
margareth469
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
True Swamp Life Flavor

Long story short: This is true South Florida swamp life. Long story long: I am a ranger in the... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Claire D
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Missoula, Montana
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We are partnered with the Big Cypress National Preserve to run a 4 hour tour into the backcountry in our comfortable 6 passenger buggy and view nature from a safe distance. The mornings are beautiful in the swamp and the sunsets are breath-taking.
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Concho Billie Trail, Meet at location on US 41, Collier County, Chokoloskee, FL 34138
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can drive US41 and not see a thing - or you can go off road, into the swamp and really start to see Big Cypress! I took two morning tours with Clinton: on the swamp buggy along Monroe North Trail and on the Polaris...More

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swampbuggytours, Guest Relations Manager at C&G's Big Cypress Swamp Buggy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for touring with us at C&G's Swamp Buggy Tours. Clinton is 5th generation and spent much time in the Big Cypress National Preserve growing up; he is very knowledgeable of the wildlife and area. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Long story short: This is true South Florida swamp life. Long story long: I am a ranger in the Everglades and wanted to see Big Cypress from the ORV/swamp buggy side of things since it has been on the to-do list for so long. Bobby...More

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swampbuggytours, Owner at C&G's Big Cypress Swamp Buggy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We can be reached at 239.770.3661. Our guide, Clinton Weeks will be happy to show you a great tour.

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

This tour was so good that I want to bring my brother when he comes to Florida to visit. My family and I went on C&G's Swamp Buggy Ride and Down South Airboat Ride and I'm so glad we did both because they are so...More

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swampbuggytours, Owner at C&G's Big Cypress Swamp Buggy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

C&G Swampbuggy Tours is located at Monroe Station, Ochopee, Florida. Contact No. 239.770.3661...Guide: Clinton Weeks

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

This has got to be the best way to see Big Cypress - you ride a swamp buggy (multiperson roofed ATV with the platform about 5 and a half feet off the ground) through the trails in the Preserve. Shannon was great -- he pointed...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

My wife and I did the tour with Capt. Shannon Brown today. This is the best way to experience the Everglades. Shannon's knowledge and experience made the 3 hour tour enjoyable and educational. I would recommend it to anyone interested in a natural wildlife experience...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

My first time actually "in" the Everglades could not have been better thanks to Chris Shannon and his Big Cypress Swamp Tours! Chris' knowledge of the animal and plant life was extraordinary. When coupled with his "native" knowledge of the region and its people/personalities it...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2016

This trip is a must if you really want to see and understand what's going on in the Everglades. Captain Shannon truly understands the Everglades and artfully brings it all to life with stories and anecdotes about life in the Glades. Ask him to tell...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2012

We took this tour with Chris, who was so personable. He has so much knowledge about the area that we were asking for more! The ride itself was filled with beauty and total enjoyment. This is something I have always wanted to do if ever...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2011

wow this tour is great.Four hours just flies by, there is so much to see and explore. Our kids had a great time.We will be taking it again next year. Our guide was full of imformation and is a Native. I found it very Interesting...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2011

We went on the first day of opening after the swamp had been closed for 60 days for fires. Got off to a little late start and some engine overheating, but Chris was super nice and kept his cool while getting the swamp buggy running...More

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JanetRichard
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Response from swampbuggytours | Property representative |
This tour is located in the Big Cypress National Preserve, tour site is approximately 25 miles east of Everglades City. We are reopening soon.
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