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Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf

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Address: 2000 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, FL 34207
Phone Number: +1 941-756-0043
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An 18-hole Adventure style miniature golf course with a live educational...

An 18-hole Adventure style miniature golf course with a live educational alligator exhibit. Open 365 days a year. Explore 18-holes of mini golf while winding through a tropical setting with waterfalls, caves, and 25 real American Alligators! You can even purchase food to feed the alligators with an old style bamboo cane fishing pole

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Nice break

The course is fun and easy for a family. Everything was nice except the older lady at the counter. She was just plain rude and acted like we were a bother. My son got a hole in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2015
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Bradenton, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The course is fun and easy for a family. Everything was nice except the older lady at the counter. She was just plain rude and acted like we were a bother. My son got a hole in one in his first game but we didn't know to roll the dice until after our second game. She was like too bad,... More 

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Smugglers C, Manager at Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf, responded to this review

Let me first apologize for your experience with this staff member. At Smugglers Cove we always want every guest to receive 5 star customer service and hope that this does not discourage you from coming back to see us again. I would like to connect with you and get a little more info so that we can work with this... More 

Clemson
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We were staying in Ana Maria Island for the week. My friends' kids were dying to play putt-putt but the locations closest to where we were staying closed WAY too early. It was virtually impossible for 10 people to go eat dinner and then make it to those putt-putt places before they closed. So we drove out to Smugglers Cove... More 

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Cleveland, Georgia, United States
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76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

OK, call me cheap, but I think $37.00 and some change is high for 2 seniors and 1 child under 12 to play 18 holes of miniature golf. However, they have at least 3 very easy greens to get a hole-in-one which was a treat for our 10 year old grandson. On hole 17 which is fairly easy a hole-in-one... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fun times... People are very nice and they have alligators you can feed. Get the food before you start to play

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Went with the family for a different kind of fun. Have been here many times in the past. Always a lot of fun to be had for all.

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Smugglers C, Guest Relations Manager at Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are always watching and listening for new ways to make our courses better and unique. We hope you return more often. More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I usually play putt putt everytime we go on vacation and this was one of the nicest courses we have played at. It is a little pricey and I can see how a large family may not want to pay it, but for the 2 of us it seemed fair. (Note to managers: Maybe a lower cost... More 

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Adrian, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We've been to Smugglers Cove three times now. The facility is nice and the alligators are nice, but it's just so expensive. My family had coupons and still paid $48 for two adults and 2 kids. If we wanted to feed the alligators, you needed to pay extra. It's just crazy for an average family to have to pay so... More 

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Thank Cliff W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Great place to play mini putt putt alligators were the coolest I even saw a turtle great workers nice to us great place

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Thank Wil30
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Smugglers cove has 2 locations, Bradenton & Sarasota. They are both very nice, clean mini golf locations. The awesome part is that for a little extra you can actually feed alligators!! Very nice family place.

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Thank 2mastboys
Troy, Michigan
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168 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This place has been in business for years. Grandparents with grandkids are their best customers. Many restaurants neat the place. Play with your kids and grandkids

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