Okefenokee Swamp Park

Boat tours on beautifully preserved waterways, wilderness walkways, Pioneer Island and native animals in their own habitat, all combine to weave a spell of pioneer American life.

Okefenokee Swamp Park

Boat tours on beautifully preserved waterways, wilderness walkways, Pioneer Island and native animals in their own habitat, all combine to weave a spell of pioneer American life.

Okefenokee Swamp Park

Explore Georgia’s Natural Wonder

Okefenokee Swamp Park

Waycross, Georgia

Boat Tours

Get aboard for a unique guided boat tour down original Seminole Indian waterways!

Train Tours

Visit the wetlands and stop to tour Pioneer Island on the Okefenokee Railroad!

Eye on Nature

Learn about snakes and gators in our live learning setting!

Exhibits

Visit the Nature Center, Swamp Creation & Living Exhibits, plus much more!

Enjoy a variety of fun activities and a wonderful show-window into the swamp under a forest canopy. Wilderness boardwalks and walkways, guided boat tours along swamp waterways, live wildlife shows and habitats, a pioneer island homestead and railroad tour are just a few of the highlights at Okefenokee Swamp Park.

Admission

Okefenokee Swamp Park

Waycross, GA

Things to Know

  • Entrance to the park is $18 per person.
    **This fee will be applied as a discount on all general admission and boat packages.

  • Observation Tower is closed for maintenance.

  • Electric Car hookups are available upon request. Check in at Gift shop is required to charge.

  • Tour operations will operate during rainy conditions but not in the presence of thunder or lightning.
  • Dress for the weather. Summer months long sleeves and pants are suggested
  • Please call our gift shop to inquire about our PET POLICY.

  • Please read our Cancellation Policy and our Weather Policy.
  • Please see our FAQ page for more things to know!

Now Available!

Gift Cards available in any denomination. Support the swamp with the perfect gift for anyone on your list.

General Admission (train, nature show & exhibits)

$25 Adults (ages 12 & up)
$24 Children (ages 4-11)
Senior Citizens (ages 62 & up)
AAA Discount (bring active card)
25% discount Local Okefenokee RESA County Residents
(must have current license showing residency)
10% discount Active Military (current ID required)
FREE Infants (ages 3 & under)
Alligator

3 Hour Swamp Experience: Boat-Train-Nature Show Package

Includes general admission (train, nature show & exhibits) plus 45 minute boat tour. Boat tours are offered at the top of each hour during normal operation.

$35 Adults (ages 12 & up)
$30 Children (ages 4-11)
25% discount Local Okefenokee RESA County Residents
(must have current license showing residency)
10% discount Active Military (current ID required)
FREE Infants (ages 3 & under)

Boat Tour Only:
$25 Adults & Children; 10% discount for Locals, 10% discount for Active Military.

Boat tour Okefenokee Swamp Park

Please add 8% sales tax to the above. Tour availability is subject to change due to weather, group bookings and guide availability.

NEW! Extended 2 Hour Boat Tours

Hop aboard this unique and one-of-a-kind guided boat tour into the Okefenokee Swamp.

Your journey will take you down original Seminole Indian waterways, allowing the opportunity to see native plants and wildlife. This two-hour boat tour will take you into Green River and Mud Lake conditions permitting.

Available every day of the week except for Tuesdays and Thursdays.
$70 per person
9:30am – 11:30am
Reservations MUST be made at least 48 hours in advance.

*Train ride and nature show are included in your 2 hour boat tour price.

2 hour extended boat tours

Groups of 20 or More with Reservation

Advance reservations are required for groups of 20 or more and must be made at least 4 weeks prior to the trip date. Please CLICK HERE to fill out the reservations form, or call 912-283-0583 .

General Admission Includes:

  • Okefenokee Railroad Tour
    Visit the wetlands and stop to tour Pioneer Island – 45 minute Tour
  • “Eye on Nature”– Get up close and personal with our resident animal ambassadors at the nature center and in our outdoor enclosures
  • Primitive Adventure Walk – Walk into the swamp and follow the trail (depends on trail conditions)
  • Swamp Creatures Area – Alligators and turtles in habitats
  • Boardwalk with Observation Areas –walk into the Okefenokee
  • Nature Center, Swamp Creation & World Honey Market Exhibits Buildings
  • Pogo and the Walt Kelly Exhibit – Get a glimpse of the famous cartoonist and his characters
  • Observation Tower is closed for maintenance
Baby Gator
Train tour Okefenokee Swamp Park
mother points as daughter is amazed

Cancellation Policy

All Activities and programs require a 72 hour cancellation notice prior to the activity start time. If an activity is cancelled within 72 hours, there will be a $10 charge per person to the account on file. Not showing up to a scheduled activity will result in a full price charge with no refund provided. Please contact Okefenokee Swamp Park 912-283-0583 to cancel or alter your reservation.

Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather, tours will be cancelled or rescheduled at the discretion of the guide. Events can generally continue in the rain but not in the presence of thunder or lightning. Please contact Okefenokee Swamp Park 912-283-0583 to inquire about inclement weather.

Get the Full Okefenokee Swamp Experience
with a Pass to Both Locations!

You can explore all the swamp has to offer with this Multi-Day Multi-Entrance Package:

Snack Shack

Make your Okefenokee Swamp Park trip a full day event

The Snack Shack offers affordable food while you enjoy the park. Visit in between your experiences to plan on your meal and meal times. Planning a group outing? Larger groups can contact william.baumler@okeswamp.org to set up your lunch.

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday – Sunday
11:00 am to 4:00 pm

(Hours of Operation are flexible based on business needs)

Love the Swamp? Get an Annual Passport!

PASSPORT TYPE PRICE INCLUDES
Individual Adult $90 Unlimited General Admission
One Free Admission (1 Adult ) to Annual Light Show
50% Discounted Full Price Boat Package
Individual with (1) Child $115 Unlimited General Admission
One Free Admission (1 Adult, 1 Child) to Annual Light Show
50% Discounted Full Price Boat Package
10% Retail (No Food or Drink)
Couple (2 Adults) $165 Unlimited General Admission
One Free Admission (2 Adult) to Annual Light Show
50% Discounted Full Price Boat Package
10% Retail (No Food or Drink)
Family (2 Adults 2 Children) $200 (*$10 Per Additional Child)
Unlimited General Admission
One Free Admission (2 Adult 2 Child) to Annual Light Show
50% Discounted Full Price Boat Package
10% Retail (No Food or Drink)
Grandparents (2 Adults, 2 Children) $150 (*$10 Per Additional Child)
Unlimited General Admission
One Free Admission (2 Adult 2 Child) to Annual Light Show
50% Discounted Full Price Boat Package
10% Retail (No Food or Drink)

Visit the gift shop to secure your passport!

All Passports are valid for one year from purchase date
All Passport holders must show valid passport upon arrival

UPCOMING Programs & EVENTS at Okefenokee Swamp Park

Jun 15 2023 – Jun 30 2024 all-day
12:00 am
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Okefenokee Swamp Park
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12:00 am
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Okefenokee Swamp Park
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