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Reviewed 24 January 2014

I had been on another airboat in the Everglades 8 years ago and my friend said this would be different. Ho hum. The boat ride was short and seemed to follow a cleared path. Did see alligators. The buggy ride went past looks of animals, mostly NON native to the area. Skipped the snake show. Guy going the critter show...

3Thank misty075
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Can't understand the bad reviews of this place?.....we first visited several years ago and loved it so much as we saw huge alligators and went on the buggy tour with the best tour guide ever! Can't remember her name now but she was fab! We then went back to Orlando with friends last year and decided to visit Billy Swamp...

4Thank stumpysean
Reviewed 30 March 2013

1. Our GPS betrayed us by sending us back to Lauderdale from Sawgrass Expressway when we entered "Billie Swamp Safari." Enter the road address for accurate directions. Lucky we recognized the mistake before we went too far. 2. Check website for excellent coupons. Florida residents are free when accompanied by tourist. Showed FL resident ID as well as tax bill...

4Thank country1944
Reviewed 27 March 2013

I Had a great time at all of the different attractions and and beautiful scenery at Billies safari although it was a bit overpriced for what I got to see, but when I went to the cafe there I received the worst customer service I have ever encountered. Not only was the place a mess with garbage everywhere, I sat...

3Thank brittany2222
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2013

We were attracted by the Airboat ride but the Safari offers SO much more. First Colin's talk on snakes. He was very entertaining with a wacky sense of humour but imparted some very interesting facts and knowledge. The Airboat ride lived up to expectations, exciting but also very interesting. Masses of wildlife to see, especially birds. Finally, the Swamp Buggy...

3Thank RuscombeSP
Hastings on Hudson, New York
Reviewed 9 August 2012

This place is really lame. We took the "buggie ride" and didn't see much of interest. The rest of the place seems run-down and tired. Half the other exhibits were empty and frankly the only part of the experience I would would speak highly of is the people working there were very nice and tried to make it fun. It's...

7Thank Pumpernickel99
Downey, California
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Awsome trip, loved loved the buggy ride, it was so much fun. Our tour guy was very knowledge able, the tour is 60 minutes long but was nice enough and gave us an hour an 15 minutes tour.. Awsome guy!!!! Will definitely will come back. On our way home we saw a bob cat, taking care of bussiness. It was...

1Thank boyo1978
Reviewed 30 April 2012

…Just got back home to from Billie Swamp Safari yesterday after taking my kid and 11 of her friends (all teenagers) for an overnight stay for my daughters 15th B-day. OUTSTANDING SERVICE!!!!! The employees were great, the park is beautiful, and there were wild animals everywhere!!!! Including a large, beautiful red deer and two alligators that just kept trying to...

5Thank Silmega
Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 13 March 2012

On arrival we were "greeted" by the two cashiers complaining back and forth to eachother about one of the buggy drivers. Nice greeting. Kind of wanted to leave then but we had driven over an hour to get there. We bought day passes and were told by one of the nice cashiers to "get out to the buggy ride right...

4Thank Lisalovessun
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
Reviewed 22 February 2012

Had a wonderful time with our family! Jodi and Melissa were great! A lot of people I think do not understand,the chickees are like camping people.This is place designed to get us back to nature ,not a busy hotel. The Everglades is a natural,beautiful, wonderful place . We had rockstar treatment by the staff! We all can not wait to...

1Thank melissaqueenbeehoney

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adventure in the Swamp! Learn about the unconquered Seminole Tribe of Florida at Billie Swamp Safari located on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation Splash through 2,200 acres of our preserve aboard a Swamp Buggy for an Eco-Tour or zip through the water and view the beautiful cypress domes and canopy aboard an Airboat and see native and exotic wildlife up-close. Sit in the shade and enjoy a Venomous Snake Show, and Swamp Critter Show. Stroll through our park and visit our animal exhibits, boardwalk nature trail and Seminole village. Dine in the Swamp Water Cafe and sample gator nuggets or enjoy American fare. Overnight packages, night activities and exclusive tours offered. Seminole Tribe of Florida owned. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Billie Swamp Safari

Address: 30000 Gator Tail Trl, Clewiston, FL 33440-4303
Region: United States > Florida > Clewiston
Price Range: $46 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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“If you plan to stay in the Chickees, please note that they are not heated and it is a long walk to the bathrooms and showers.”
misty075, 23 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Save your trips until the day warms up and the reptiles come out”
RuscombeSP, 21 Jan 2013 | Read review
“The dorms for family retreats and birthday parties are worth the cost. STAY THE NIGHT!!!! Take the night buggy ride!!! The bigger the group the better!”
Silmega, 30 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Bring extra bedding for comfort if you wish,this is like camping only better. Also maybe snacks etc. for after everything closes you are away from everywhere.”
melissaqueenbeehoney, 22 Feb 2012 | Read review
“If you're afraid to walk at night, request a chikee up front.”
TampaTropicals, 19 Feb 2012 | Read review
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