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Swamp Buggy Races

8520 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples, FL 34114
+1 239-774-2701
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Loads of fun!

We got on the road a bit late but got to the "track" after it was in progress. What a hoot! Had... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
00vette48306
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Rochester, Michigan
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Had a great time

Went to the races with my brother and sister-in-law last year, the first time any of us went. They... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
buster1219
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Batavia, 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 OWNED AND OPERATED BY SWAMP BUGGY INCORPORATED A FLORIDA NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, THAT DONATES TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS EACH AND EVERY YEAR TO LOCAL NON PROFITS THROUGH EVENTS SUCH AS; SWAMP BUGGY RACING, NAPLES BOAT SHOW, CONCERTS (CLAY WALKER, JON ANDERSON, THE BEACH BOYS, JOE DIFFIE ETC) , CIRCUS’S, TRADE SHOWS, HYDROCROSS RACING PLUS MANY MORE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS. AS A STAPLE IN THE COMMUNITY WE HAVE THRIVED FOR 66 YEARS ON THE BACK OF OUR BELOVED HISTORIC SPORT OF SWAMP BUGGY RACING, WHICH BEGAN IN 1948 AS AN EVENT TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS FOR THE CITY OF NAPLES AND COLLIER COUNTY.
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8520 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples, FL 34114
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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...More

1  Thank 00vette48306
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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...More

2  Thank buster1219
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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...More

3  Thank Rich S
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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...More

7  Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 8 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...More

2  Thank DJS1950
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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...More

5  Thank MarcoBeachBum
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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...More

4  Thank WATAVET
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Reviewed 12 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...More

1  Thank Sheldon D
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Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

We went to the Swamp Buggy races in Naples, FL. I've never seen anything like this race before. They race older style jeeps and other fast buggies. They have food and merchandise vendors set up there if you get hungry or would like to buy...More

2  Thank Jade W
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

I grew up here in Naples. Lived most of my life here, and sadly never made it out to a race until this past weekend. All I can say is WOW! This type of stuff (racing) is not my cup of tea, but once you...More

2  Thank NaplesCande
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Yes! They have general admission and VIP passes that are available each day of the event.
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Honestly I've not seen any pets but I'm sure service dogs are allowed. Check it out online
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