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Billie Swamp Safari

#1 of 18 things to do in Clewiston Features Animals
30000 Gator Tail Trl, Clewiston, FL 33440-4303
+1 800-949-6101
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Better Than Expected

We have lived in Florida for over 20 years and have passed by Billie Swamp Safari hundreds of times... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Oldtickertape
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Fort Myers, Florida
Great experience

We had a great time, our Capt. Tonya was awesome. Our food was great! Our Server Allison was too. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patri L
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“buggy ride” (43 reviews)
“snake show” (54 reviews)
“water buffalo” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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30000 Gator Tail Trl, Clewiston, FL 33440-4303
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+1 800-949-6101
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have lived in Florida for over 20 years and have passed by Billie Swamp Safari hundreds of times but never went… Finally, after coming home from a dive on the other coast we stopped by on the spur of the moment with our 12...More

Thank Oldtickertape
SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

That is awesome to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We are grateful that you finally stopped by to see us and the weather cleared up for us. Thank you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time, our Capt. Tonya was awesome. Our food was great! Our Server Allison was too. I highly recommend a trip to the Everglades. We will def. return as no tour is the same.

Thank Patri L
SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting and the kind compliments about your experience. We look forward to seeing you on your next Everglades adventure! Safe travels!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a swamp boat ride. Petting zoo was fun even for teenagers. The birds whistled and politely said hello. Take bug spray.

Thank nickey75570
SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for sharing your review, we try to encourage our animal friends to use polite manners :) We are so happy you enjoyed your Swamp Buggy ride and made a few new animal friends at the petting zoo. Thank you so much for coming!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic day at Billie Swamp Safari! I definitely recommend everyone to visit this destination. Captain Tonya was alot of fun and Captain Jake was awesome! Thank you for teaching my best friends and I about the everglades and the animals that you have there at...More

Thank Tammy G
SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting us and your kind words about Tonya and Jake, theuy will happy to hear the compliments. We appreciate your business and are so glad you enjoyed your day with us. Thank you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved everything about the whole day, which included all rides and shows. All staff were very friendly and courteous. and fun!

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SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We loved having you as our guest! Thank you for sharing your special family time with your grandson at Billie Swamp Safari!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for the second time with one of my boys' 4th grade field trips. The place is so much fun for the kids and adults alike. They have fun and interesting tours by air boat and by swamp buggy. There is a critter...More

Thank RagsKP94
SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear you and your son enjoyed our park for the second time! We love helping teachers teach outside the classroom. Phone service is definitely poor out here, it does help us disconnect and reconnect with nature. Thank you so much...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since living in Florida I've spent a good amount of time in the Everglades, but had never been here. I visited for the first time earlier this week as a chaperone for a large group of fourth graders. Billies was very, very organized and had...More

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SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review and recommendation! Thank you for exploring the Everglades with us on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, we enjoyed hearing your passion and appreciation for nature and glad to have shared it with you. We will share the nice...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth the price! Enjoyed all the things we signed up for. The staff are well informed and helpful. My facorite part was the seMp buggy.

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SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The Swamp Buggy is our favorite part too! Thank you for sharing your day with us and leaving a nice review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time learning about the native animals to Florida and more about the Seminole Indian history. The swamp buggy and airboat ride was our favorite! We would definitely come back!

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Thank kweekes2017
SeminoleTourism, Public Relations Manager at Billie Swamp Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That is awesome to hear you had a great day! We thank you for being our guest and learning about our Seminole culture and history while having a little adventure :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of 7( 4 kids) the kids loves the little animal area, playset area. We had picnic and went on the Swamp Buggy. It was a blast, the guide was great. We also picked oranges afterwards, has smoothies and wine tasting. Lots...More

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madehe2017
What time does the rides on the swamp buy start?
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
What is the best kind of clothing to wear for the airboat and swamp buggy rides?
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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NellyBabe
How much does the airboat tickets cost? And buggy ride? Thanks
31 August 2016|
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Response from SeminoleTourism | Property representative |
Hello, the airboat ride is $20 for 25-30 minutes. You will tour through a couple different Florida eco-systems including inside a cypress hammock which is absolutely beautiful. Right now there are birds in a rookery... More
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