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Address: Florida Sports Park, 8250 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples, FL 34114
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Yes, this is buggy racing on the swamp.

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Ya gotta see and experience this once

Sorta on my bucket list, used to see this on the old ABC Wide World of Sports TV show back in the day. Finally got to go to the March race. The buggy races are only 3 times a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rcholden
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Seffner, FL
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Seffner, FL
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102 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorta on my bucket list, used to see this on the old ABC Wide World of Sports TV show back in the day. Finally got to go to the March race. The buggy races are only 3 times a year, November, January and March. Here's a couple of things to know that should help with your experience - parking is... More 

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FloridaSportsPark, Manager at Swamp Buggy Races, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to "The World Famous Swamp Buggy Races". We are Collier County's Oldest, Family Friendly tradition! We hope to see you back at our next race! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We were apprehensive about going because it was not our usual type of event to attend, but we ended up having a great time. It was fun! We had no idea what a swamp buggy was. We had a sandwich and a beer and an interesting day.

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Rochester, Michigan
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302 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We got on the road a bit late but got to the "track" after it was in progress. What a hoot! Had seen this on TV but in person, it was so much fun. I had no idea there were so many variations on the swamp buggy. Today's events were the time trials, but the stands were pretty full. $10... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Went to the races with my brother and sister-in-law last year, the first time any of us went. They had a ton of food and beverages on hand ( BBQ and cold beer). A lot of things for the kiddies to check on. The races were great watching the buggies trying to go around a track that had some deep... More 

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Celebration, Florida
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108 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great Redneck Fun in Naples! If you ever want to see Florida like it used to be, go see the Swamp Buggies at least once, then get back into your 4x4 and head down to Everglades City for a beer and gator bites! Be a Florida Cracker for a day and skip 5th Avenue for a change.

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Turner, Maine
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51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Picture a fair grounds with a very big swamp set up before plenty of bleachers. Now add some large and loud 'buggys' that look more like rocket ships with big wheels that race around a watery 'track' in the swamp and you have some idea of the mud buggy races. The day we went was sunny and warm (bring a... More 

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7 Thank Sharon M
Ottawa, Canada
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430 reviews
269 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Think NASCAR in the swamp. Four, six and eight cylinder modified swamp buggies go around the course two times. The water is to six feet deep. You are really close to the action in the grandstands. Admission was $17, parking free and lots of concessions with food to eat. I especially loved the Gator Bites with hot sauce. Everything was... More 

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Marco Island
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112 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Nowhere else in the world can you see this form or exciting entertainment. Extremely modified vehicles in all shapes and sizes race through a 3 to 5.5 feet of bog water and mud. It's loud, it's exciting, it's entertaining and it's about as local as you can get. Tickets are $17.00 and kids 12 and under get in for free.... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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220 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

It would be pretty hard to describe a swamp buggy race to a mid-westerner. So when someone told be about it I had to see it for myself, and it's a definite "must see" while in Naples. It was a fun day seeing these crazy machines go around a track in the water and mud. Exciting race atmosphere with lots... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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41 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Such a great time. You will not see racing like this any where else. You owe it your self to go see what it is all about. Bring a hat there is not much shade in the stands but you won't care. See top file dragster type Cara running in on the water

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