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Insta-Gator Ranch

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Address: 23440 Lowe Davis Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6512
Phone Number: (985) 892-3669
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Things to do in Covington or New Orleans, LA

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So Much Fun

I went here on several school fields trips growing up and then had my neice's birthday party here! Super great place with great people and very educational and fun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Karly S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here on several school fields trips growing up and then had my neice's birthday party here! Super great place with great people and very educational and fun.

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Covington, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Instagator ranch was nice. Pretty grounds. They gave a nice educational talk then walked you through the property and holding areas. For an extra fee you can hold some of the smaller gators. They also sell the meat with some recipes.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure what the appeal of this place is for Louisianians. Very short tour, smelly walkthrough gator barn, touch pool with small young gators, long wait while people queue up to take their picture sitting in or kneeling by a statute of a gator (this took the most time out of anything). If it was half-priced I still would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Abita Springs for a week and were fortunate in being directed toward the Insta-Gator Ranch as a good place to visit. It would have been worthwhile just to see the programme operating around bringing alligators on from eggs and rearing them for release later in their lives. However, we were even luckier to find ourselves being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm 19 years old traveling America with my friends who are 19 years old and 22 years old. I found insta-gator ranch while looking on the Internet for a swamp tour. The tour far exceeded our expectations and we had baby gators hatch In our hand and we got to play with real alligators in a pool. This is something... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

They had things made of gator teeth. You could buy. They had little baby's and big ones . Each size was divided small to large. And they would let you feed them

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Thank hr4sell
Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

It was some of our family's first time experience with alligators close. Very informative and entertaining for young and older alike. Everybody enjoyed holding a gator. The alligator mortality rate is greatly enhanced by them harvesting eggs and raising them. Really a great field trip for young and old.

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Thank JD S
Monroe, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Traveled with 3 kids ages 5, 8, and 17 and all of us (including me!) loved the experience. Guides were knowledgeable and entertaining, ranch was a great experience on its own, but the surprise of getting to hatch a baby right into their hands was a once in a lifetime opportunity! The kids weren't rushed through anything and were allowed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Came here after finding it on trip advisor, and we were so impressed. My son got to tape an alligators mouth, we got to pick them up etc. We came perfect time for hatching too! The 3 of us got to help hatch 3 babies!

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Thank Justina M
Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

best gator ranch in da south. been there several times with sons class trips.kids love this place.!!

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