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Billie Swamp Safari

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Address: 30000 Gator Tail Trl, Clewiston, FL 33440-4303
Phone Number:
+1 800-949-6101
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

Billie Swamp Safari is located on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian...

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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Great day for the money!

We really enjoyed the swamp buggy and air boat rides! The snake show was very educational and really changed the way I view those creatures.

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Joy E
Greenwood, South Carolina
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Greenwood, South Carolina
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We really enjoyed the swamp buggy and air boat rides! The snake show was very educational and really changed the way I view those creatures.

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Thank Joy E
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am Floridian and yet never visited before now. My Harley-loving husband felt like a Harley ride on Snake Road so we decided to check this out. Snake road goes through the reservation (Seminole Tribe) so the ride itself is pretty interesting to see all the infrastructure of the reservation such as the senior care and the community center. We... More 

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Thank you for taking a ride out to our park and leaving a review. We are so glad you had an enjoyable day. Ride safe! More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the kids and family friends out to BSS and it was a great experience for us all. I'd definitely recommend to make the trip to you all.

Thank WILL H
Fort Mill, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Billies swamp safari on a recommendation from our server at Grandpas bakery (good meal). It was a good day trip with several interesting attractions. We did the swamp buggy and the air boat tour. Both were very entertaining and the guides were well informed and interesting characters. The air boat driver let my daughter sit in the captains... More 

Thank tvtrey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a fun day with family at the safari today. Swamp buggy & air boats were our highlights. Restaurant had slow service & mediocre food.

Thank hsalawel
Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an educator in Miami Dade County for 17 years, I have visited BS with both fourth and fifth grade classes. This Month I took my family. First the pros. Pros: Entertaining for young children. Young school aged children are taken aback by the Swamp Buggy and Airboat ride, regardless of what they do or do not see. Snake presentation-... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Billie Swamp Safari is located about 60 miles from Florida downtown, it prob take 1hr on the freeway...This safari is actually part of Seminole Native Tribe of Florida, owned by native Americans Did the 4hr package tour for $50 which include a Critter show, Snake show, Air Boat and Swamp buggy ride really interesting to learn about the various wildlife... More 

Thank RalphSingapore
Bradenton, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went for the all day adventure. From the swamp buggy ride with Kyle as our guide, we saw bison, exotic deer, antelope, water buffalo, zebra and an ostrich. Kyle was knowledgeable about the trees, animals and the area. A critter show allowed us to see several critters (skunk, snapping turtles, capybara and alligator). The air-boat was... More 

Thank Janet W
Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The airboat ride is a blast. The Swamp buggy is fun and where you'll see most of the animals. The ostrich comes right up to the vehicle. The critter and snake shows are good too

Thank carol2112
North Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to take our company here. There have been so many wonderful changes. Renovation is very nice and well done. It is a fun place to visit.

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