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Must Do Florida Adventure

We brought our two nieces who are 6 & 8 and they absolutely loved it! Ya adults did too! They have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarasota, Florida
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Amazing, Educational Fun for Couples...or Families!

My husband and I decided to visit Gatorama and thought this would be a quick 1 hour visit. Upon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kailua, Hawaii
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Gatorama is a Florida 'must do'. A long standing family attraction complete with Alligators, Crocodiles, Monkeys, Bobcats, Raccoons, Peacocks, Ducks, Geese, Pythons and more! Try your hand at our 18+ Guest Feeding Experience "Fast Hands or No Hands...more
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US Highway 27, Palmdale, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We brought our two nieces who are 6 & 8 and they absolutely loved it! Ya adults did too! They have it all! Huge Alligators you can feed, Crocodiles, Baby Alligators you can hold, Little Alligators you can Catch, Albino Alligators, Giant Turtles you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to visit Gatorama and thought this would be a quick 1 hour visit. Upon arriving the young ladies at the front entrance greeted up with the warmest smiles and upbeat personalities. We decided to do the regular tour and skip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank England09
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

I haven't been to Gatorama in a few years. Since Hurricane Irma destroyed so much of it, they have really improved the walkways and the experience. Great job!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Well, you can imagine the children's excitement and horror when we pulled into the parking lot, turned back to them, and pretended to be perturbed at a recent string of fibs and poor vocabulary choices (we actually are perturbed but we addressed it differently and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DenCoak138
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

I was extremely surprised by the knowledge and compassion of the keeper. I think they would benefit from more staff and interns to develop a training program for all their animals! So much to see and very clean and animals look healthy!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank samanthaaV981UE
Reviewed September 28, 2018

You can feed the alligators and crocs, through a fence, not by hand. They have a motto; "Fast hands or no hands" The gator wranglers are very knowledgeable and Greg is raising a line of albino's. Yes, an albino gator or maybe it was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Came here as we were passing through and saw the good reviews. It was a great day and you can tell the staff are all really interested in the role and will happily make conversation with you about what they do. We hatched baby gators...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 993kirstyg
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time again this year at the hatching festival. Well worth the drive and the money. We will be back next year!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank schmeckle33
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This was our family’s 2nd year attending the Hatching festival. This is definitely one of those thing you have to do at least once. We’ve done it twice and plan to go back again. We bought our tickets online ahead of time to ensure we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mrdware1
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

That's what our 17 year olds said and we missed the big gator feeding! You know when teenage boys are positive it was a good experience! We were there last June and the teens we had then loved it too. Little kids, teens, adults, great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Michele P
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January 12, 2019|
Response from Michele P | Reviewed this property |
No! Gators love doggies for food!
Linda B
February 6, 2016|
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Response from Randy K | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have wheelchairs available, but it is wheelchair friendly. it's a great place but they are a small operation.
Boyd N
September 19, 2015|
Response from PattyinPalmdale | Property representative |
General Admission is $14.95. Children under 60 inches are $8.95 and under 36 inches are free.