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Okefenokee Swamp Park

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Route I, Waycross, GA 31503
+1 912-283-0583
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This was a great, low key park to visit. Make sure you bring bug spray, but it's also available at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bangor, Maine
Good for entire family

We have now been to all 3 entrances to the Okefenokee. Each one is unique and has differences, We... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Georgia Family T
Loganville, Georgia
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“boat tour” (24 reviews)
“train ride” (34 reviews)
“water level” (6 reviews)
Route I, Waycross, GA 31503
+1 912-283-0583
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great, low key park to visit. Make sure you bring bug spray, but it's also available at the gift shop. The boat ride was our favorite part of the park. The guide was knowledgable, interesting and witty, and my friends and I...More

Thank drbsti
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We have now been to all 3 entrances to the Okefenokee. Each one is unique and has differences, We took both the boat tour and the train tour; both interesting and educational. Make sure to take your own bug spray; we left ours in the...More

Thank Georgia Family T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had a great time, did it all. The boat ride was well worth the price, very informative. My son loved the train ride best. Enjoyed seeing all the exhibit building. Even got the touch a baby gator. You have to walk out to the...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had a really great time. You learn a lot of information about the history, alligators, and other animals that live in the swamp. The only drawback I had was that the tickets were very expensive, more than what I calculated from the website prices....More

Thank Stephanie Q
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is park far exceeded my expectations. The staff were great, the boat tour was better than the one we had at the Okefenokee National Wild Life refuge, and there was a great little "museum" where they have reconstructed a sugar mill, home, garden, and...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Christmas train is a great family activity. My husband and I went for an anniversary activity and then took the whole family a few days after Christmas. It was a great family activity and the price was great too. When went at a non-peak...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Took three of our grandchildren for the first time to visit the Okefenokee Swamp Park in Waycross. They enjoyed all the exhibits and snake show and climbing the tower. Fun day. We didn't get to go on the boat trip due to water level, but...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to the park with my mother. It was a short trip but worth the money. The train ride was informative. The live animal exhibit was enjoyable. The people were knowledgeable of the animald. Would recommend.

Thank andrewacrowe
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this tucked away place while on our southbound migration. It was fun and informative. A nice park with a great animal show/talk, good snack bar, great gift shop and a train ride through the swamp. Since it was December the still had their...More

Thank Leslieonthego
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Wow, on staff & display of lights everywhere. Train ride was the first order of the night at 6p.m. Then on for hot chocolate or your choice of hot beverage for a$1, by the way thanks for not over pricing it was great. Then on...More

Thank tdavis31
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22 March 2015|
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Response from JKU20 | Reviewed this property |
Early April won't be as Bad as Mid July !! I would bring spray Just In Case !!!