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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a 13,000 acre Preserve. The Sanctuary is open daily from 7-5:30 with last admission at 4:30 pm. Visitors will find a gentle, pristine wilderness that dates back more than 500 years. A 2.25 mile boardwalk meanders through...more
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375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples, FL 34120-4865
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Corkscrew Swamp can be viewed from a very well laid out boardwalk that moves the viewer through areas of swamp, prairie, pine woods, lakes and grasslands. There is plenty to see if you are interested in nature at its best. Woodland and wetland birds, alligators,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sallyntn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although we were there „already“ at 10 a.m. it was way too late to avoid screaming and shouting ignorants. Come as early as possible to enjoy animals and a bit peace.More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank SteveGoldgap
CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed your visit so much that you gave us a 5-star review, despite the disruption caused by some loud guests. We have signs on the boardwalk reminding visitors to speak quietly and not talk on cellphones. It is a Sanctuary, and many...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful boardwalk. Be sure to take the guided tour. The volunteers are excellent. It was a fun learning experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank George H
CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such an interesting sanctuary. You see so many birds, alligators and wildlife in a natural setting

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 333Ann999
CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for visiting and giving Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary a 5-star review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This boardwalk tour of a swamp was not only good exercise but a great way to see some wildlife in the “wild”.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ginnylou03908
CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for visiting. Good experience for the body and mind.

Reviewed 1 week ago

a very nice place to take a walk. Will see all kinds of birds, flowers and alligators People ride their bikesMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barbara226
CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank for visiting. Bicycles aren't allowed on the boardwalk, nor do we have riding trails, so we don't want people to get a wrong impression. The boardwalk is a walking experience, whether done with a tour guide or individually. Other areas of the Sanctuary aren't...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a large group of friends on Saturday. We had a private guide who taught us much about this area and the ecosystem here. The boardwalk provides a safe walking trail over the wetlands and through the the cypress forests. We did see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 817rhondab
CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you and your friends for visiting Corkscrew. A panther sighting! That's rare. Congratulations!

Reviewed 1 week ago

When you walk in to pay/join/whatever, everyone is happy to be there. What a great start to a glorious day. We saw numerous animals listed in the booklet & checked them off as we went. We even saw a bird we'd never seen before. Even...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Gretchen F
CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. We're glad you found so much to enjoy.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But it was well worth it. Little kids may get ancy as it's hit or miss to see birds, alligators, and it's a very long boardwalk. But it's beautiful with plenty of benches. I suggest taking water and a snack. If you move fast you'll...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mindyjo13
CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for visiting. You offer some excellent suggestions. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place! We took almost 3 hours to walk the 2.25 mile boardwalk. It was an easy walk and could have been much faster, but we took our time, slowed down and took it all in. We saw a LOT of birds, a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CorkscrewSwamp, Public Relations Manager at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and reviewing us. Please do visit again. You are correct that the sights and sounds change from season to season, depending on weather and wetness. As the water dries down toward spring, the wading birds and alligators will begin congregating around...More

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996tatianag
13 November 2018|
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Response from CorkscrewSwamp | Property representative |
Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary has an abundance of alligators but you won't find crocodiles here. Florida crocodiles are much rarer and are found in coastal areas with brackish or saltwater. The swamp is freshwater. In... More
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1 May 2018|
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Response from H5341YRtimb | Reviewed this property |
Guided tours are optional and not required. Visited Corkscrew 3 times now and a self guided tour is perfectly manageable with the accompanying trail map and well marked sights. Lots of birding, gators, snakes in a natural... More
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kopfgs
4 February 2018|
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Response from Austine F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are guided walks - check out the facility's website
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