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 untamed Florida Everglades preserve at the Billie Swamp Safari on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. Enjoy and experience the wonders of nature on your next family vacation.Glide effortlessly along on an airboat through cypress domes and see alligators, turtles, fish, birds, raccoons and other animals in their natural environment.
Splash through the swamp and view native and exotic wildlife like water buffalo, wild pigs and ostriches up close while riding through the wetlands aboard a Swamp Buggy on our eco-tour. Sit in the shade and enjoy our Venomous Snake Show and Swamp Critter Show.
Catch an exciting and educational Alligator Show. Stroll through our park and visit our animal exhibits, boardwalk nature trail and Seminole Indian Village. Dine in the Swamp Water Café and sample gator nuggets or enjoy American fare.
The park also offers dorm chickees that sleep eight to fourteen and waterfront chickees for two. Night activities include swamp buggy excursions and Native storytelling with advanced reservations. Bring the whole family and experience the real Florida like a native…at Billie Swamp Safari. Seminole Tribe of Florida owned. Sorry no pets allowed, tour times might be affected by weather and availability. To visit the official website of Billie Swamp Safari visit www.swampsafari.com 800-Go-Safari
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is known as the “Unconquered Seminoles.” In 1953, the United States Congress passed legislation to terminate federal Tribal programs. While the State of Florida supported the termination of services to Seminoles, Tribal members and their supporters successfully argued against it. Tribal leaders moved forward with their push for independence and by 1957, they had drafted a Tribal Constitution. As a result of this effort, they attained self-government through the formation of a governing body, the Tribal Council, and at the same time, they created the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc. to oversee the business matters of the Tribe. Today, Seminole gaming efforts support a growing infrastructure for the Tribe’s health and welfare, public safety, education and other services. The economic stability provided by gaming, combined with cattle, citrus and other business enterprises, has made the Seminole Tribe of Florida one of the most successful Native entities in the United States. The Seminole Tribe employs more than 7,000 employees in its casinos, hotels and other enterprises and purchases more than $130.3 million in goods and services yearly. In addition to gaming, the Seminoles have many other Seminole tourism-related destinations. These destinations work to preserve the past and present the future of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
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