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Insta-Gator Ranch

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Address: 23440 Lowe Davis Rd., Covington, LA 70435
Phone Number: (985) 892-3669
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Description: Things to do in Covington or New Orleans, LA

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Do pay extra for catching alligators!

I highly recommend paying extra $5 for catching alligators! When would you have another opportunity? Sometimes they run an ad in a monthly visitor’s guide, so you can also get $2... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend paying extra $5 for catching alligators! When would you have another opportunity? Sometimes they run an ad in a monthly visitor’s guide, so you can also get $2 off. The place was not only educational, but also our guide was entertaining for kids and adults alike. I do not recommend paying $5 extra for taking a picture... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was a very educational and fun experience. I was amazed at how soft the baby alligators are. We didn't pay extra to hold them, as some people did, but we did touch them. Our guide was great. Very informative.

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Roberts, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Visiting here was so much fun and very educational!! Would be awesome for kids!! Easy to find and not too bad of a drive from New Orleans depending on the traffic. Our guide for our tour was fantastic!!! He made the whole tour so enjoyable and I can't remember laughing so much on any other tour I've taken!!! They have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

While camping in the area we decided to check the place out. The tour guide was AWESOME!!! You can tell he really enjoys what he does and that made it way more interesting (especially for me, who really has zero interest in gators; went for the kids and the hubby). Fun interaction tour!!

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Covington, Louisiana
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Anytime someone comes to visit, I always take them here. This is more than just "let's see some alligators." It is a fun and educational experience! Friends consistently tell me it is the highlight of their Louisiana visit. I would not classify this as an ADA accessible place as most of the ground is not paved. It is mulched. If... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I loved the fact that it was informational as well as entertaining but wish the two were more mixed together. Be prepared to be extremely hot and sit for a long period of time. But overall fun.

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Covington, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It was definitely worth the money to learn about gators hold them and take pics. friendly staff. Nice clean grounds

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Covington, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I love this place. We recently brought a friend's 9 year old son. They were from Philadelphia. He was in awe of the place. He could not get enough. He held one of the gators, fed them treats and even got to catch some of the small ones in the pond. His Mom is an elementary school teacher and she... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

This is our third trip to the Insta-Gator Ranch in the past 6 years. If you are looking for unique attractions outside the French Quarter and NOLA proper, this is tough to beat. Perfect for families or adults who are truly interested in learning more about alligators and/or Louisiana's successful alligator conservation program. There are plenty of opportunities to touch... More 

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Forest, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The tour was great, Ross and Royce are excellent tour guides. They communicated a lot of information, but kept it very entertaining. This would be a wonderful place for a school trip. Our family enjoyed it very much.

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Address: 23440 Lowe Davis Rd., Covington, LA 70435
Phone Number: (985) 892-3669
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington

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