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Gator Beach

20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Fudpucker's Restaurant, Destin, FL
850 837 4781
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Ranked #14 of 28 attractions in Destin
Type: Educational Sites
Traveler Description: What a great attraction!  Eat in the restaurant first and enjoy the alligators afterward.  Try the fried pickles!  Feed the gators and pay for the... more »
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Ky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The best part of this experience was holding the gator! Food was good, service was good, and overall a good experience!!

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Atlanta, GA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We had a nice time checking out and feeding the gators. We had picture done with our girls who were able to hold, pet, and ask questions about the gator. Staff was friendly but gator feeding show was a bit short.

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Destin, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Took our kids ages 9, 8, and 6 and it was a blast for all of them. This was great entertainment for the price and the food/service was good. Will definitely do again!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Food was not so good but better then AJ's. But the kids enjoyed seeing the gators. Part of the exhibit was closed due to flooding.

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Yes my kids loved seeing all the different sized gators in one spot and even though we did not feed the gators we thought was a little pricey for what it was we watched other feed the gators and my kids loved to watch that too. We are going back this summer in July 2014

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Findlay, Ohio
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Last year we went to Fudpuckers for the first time. The food was amazing and the staff was extremely friendly. The boys had a blast. After we finished eating we went to gator beach and had even more fun. The boys got to feed the gators and even get their picture holding one. There was a little exhibit with multiple... More

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missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

It was a fun place too long of wait. 2 hours is way too long of wait. the food was good. feed the gator which the kids enjoyed

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The boys got bored quickly and part of the exhibit was closed because it was flooded. Fun, friendly atmosphere but we probably wouldnt go back on our next trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We loved the food! It was excellent. No wait at 5pm. My husband got the fried platter and I got the broiled seafood platter and both were DELISH! I highly recommend the crab balls as an appetizer, however they also come on the seafood platter. The portions are huge! The seafood gumbo is to die for! After dinner we went... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

At Gator Beach, when you come down the steps, there is a pool of 100 lazy, baby alligators.You can fish for them,but you cannot catch them. You can take a picture with a real one. His name is Cupcake and he will high-five you.Also it is by a HUGE arcade called Fat Daddy's and a restaurant and store called Fudpucker's.

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