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Address: 5716 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314
Phone Number: 9547975588
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Seminole Okalee Indian Village introduces visitors to the unconquered...

Seminole Okalee Indian Village introduces visitors to the unconquered spirit of the Seminole Indians. Visitors will have the opportunity to see up close some of Florida's native and introduced animal species including: the endangered Florida panther, alligators, birds, raccoons, and more. Learn about the Seminole ways of life in our replica of an 1800's Seminole Village. Group rates available. Open Wed-Sun.

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Currently closed!

I see on their web site that "Seminole Okalee Indian Village is currently closed and will re-open in the Summer of 2015 at a new location." Please note I did NOT visit it but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Jean B
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Lausanne, Switzerland

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Lots of fun for all. Ee went for the KC show, easy to park for free, huge parking buildings. Was really crowded, probably to be a Saturday and have the event. The only issue is to get a seat on one of the bars or restaurants.

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Marchegg, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Great experience with the swamps truck, excellent moments learning about the Seminoles, their history and the psesent moments of development. Nice place for some exotic food. Loved the Cemetery and the respect to dead.

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Fort Lauderdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

...and we had the opportunity of grabbing one of them crocs (not a big one, though) that had the mouth shut thru some sort of rope! Not sure the Native Americans put up such a show every time but I was in a special visit.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I see on their web site that "Seminole Okalee Indian Village is currently closed and will re-open in the Summer of 2015 at a new location." Please note I did NOT visit it but thought useful to draw attention to this temporary closure.

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2 Thank Jean B
Providence, Rhode Island
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393 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This place is dirty and not kept up. It is totally a tourist trap where they do not seem to care about the animals. It is not " a theme park" they try to be more like original old Florida, but they fall short on up keep and value. This I vote as a STAY AWAY!

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Ruther Glen, Virginia
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

not really organized and was really out there to drive too, had fun on the mud truck park trip. you more or less did your own thing, the airboat was a nice trip to take also

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I admit, it is dirty, rickety and pretty small. But, it looks the way Florida looked when we invaded this state. They treat the animals as their children, but cautiously. This is not an overgrown tourist trap nor does it want to be. This is more like a little village that put a fence up a 100 years ago and... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is the way Native Americans, who are supposed to love and respect animals, treat them? Like a road side zoo? I was horrified when I saw the conditions these animals are kept in. There is a bear living in a caged area under the parking garage! No sunlight, just exhaust fumes! All the enclosures are too small, no signage,... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

While the website proclaims an authentic Native American Village with live animals, it is nothing more than a minor replica with a small zoo. Definitely not worthy of the admission fee nor the half hour car ride I made with five young grandchildren. Since I had called the day before to ask questions, I felt terribly deceived. The children were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Yesterday my family and I visited this place called Seminole village.first of all was not Seminole people. Just a few animals and a wrestling show that make laugh of boredom .They charged 79 dollars for a visit that was around 30 minutes.Do not waste your time,petrol and money.

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