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Swamp Buggy Races

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Mile O' Mud!

Always a great time watching these drivers, both men and women compete for the 4 race per year Bud... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
napelsgc
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Naples, Florida
Great time

We went in March and had a great time. There is plenty of parking and plenty of seating--although... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
kspeaker
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Richmond, Illinois
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Yes, this is buggy racing on the swamp. LOCATED ON FLORIDA’S PARADISE COAST JUST TWELVE MILES FROM DOWNTOWN NAPLES THE FLORIDA SPORTS PARK WAS BUILT IN 1985 TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE ENTERTAINMENT TO ALL OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. THE FLORIDA SPORTS PARK IS...more
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Always a great time watching these drivers, both men and women compete for the 4 race per year Bud Cup. A double elimination format with the winner of the Big Feature taking the 1st prize. Watch the Pro Mods get around the two lap track...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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FloridaSportsPark, Swampy at Swamp Buggy Races, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

We are glad to hear you have had a great experience watching the races here at The Florida Sports Park! Only place in the WORLD to see this type of racing! Our next race is our 70th Anniversary Racing Season Opener! Scheduled for November 3rd...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

We went in March and had a great time. There is plenty of parking and plenty of seating--although be prepared they are bleachers. You can see the entire race from any seat. The announcer keeps you informed for the most part. It is hard to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The races were ok. They really need to offer more information prior to going to the event. Their webpage contains no real pertinent information for race day. I read a review on trip advisor from a year ago about gate admissions being 10 dollars. Well...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank cdnhotdog
FloridaSportsPark, Manager at Swamp Buggy Races, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

We are sorry to hear of your experience. As you may or may not know, we are a not-for profit that is run 100% by volunteer groups from around the county. Your ticket purchase goes to help many youth organizations in Collier. We try our...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

When I lived in Fort Myers, my best friend (zipzapzany) and I would go to at least one a year. I hadn't been back in 9 years, so when I finally got back in January, it was for her the swamp buggies! The first day...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

First time at the swamp buggy races. Had a good time. Lots of good food available (very reasonable prices). Fun to watch. $25 per person at the gate for tickets (for adults -- I think kids 12 and under were free). A fun day for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Phyl
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Saw this on the news and had to check it out. I ended up paying extra for the VIP pass, since they were calling for rain. Only the VIP section is covered. Included is a tour of the pits. Five drinks which can be soda...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Great time and good food for the whole family. Handicap parking and seating area. Time trails day 1 and races on day 2.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank zipzapzany
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We've actually been going to these amazing events every year... sometimes twice ... since 2004. Have taken all our friends who are open minded,and ready for some loud fun! Watch for the fun novel ...Swamped .. Available at the Barefoot Bobby tee shirt tent this...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Lyn N
Reviewed 10 April 2017

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...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank rcholden
FloridaSportsPark, Manager at Swamp Buggy Races, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

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!

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...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank lstanley809
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Lyn N
5 September 2018|
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Response from napelsgc | Reviewed this property |
The next 2018 race is Nov. 3rd and 4th with a parade down U.S. 41 Saturday morning. it's the 70th Anniversary race so there's lot's of celebration. The 2019 races are usually the end of Jan, then March and late April or... More
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Miss_Malan_Travels
11 August 2018|
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Response from FloridaSportsPark | Property representative |
Good Morning!!! The Board of Directors for this Non-Profit, set the prices 30 days prior to each race season. Normally, they are $10 Kids ages 6-13 (5 and under free), $20 pre-sale adults. Please feel free to call our office... More
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Katherine C
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Response from Justdanadane | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have general admission and VIP passes that are available each day of the event.
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