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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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It was fun . But the kids got me to hold the gators

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
hr4sell
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Mobile, Alabama
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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Monroe, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We traveled with 6 kids to new orleans and wanted to see some gators up close and personal. Well, this is the place. You get to see, feel, touch, feed, and hold gators. You do get to learn about the conservation efforts to save the alligator and understand this is a ranch that releases about 15% back into the wild,... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop here because my husband and 12 year old son felt the swamp tour was the best part of our vacation and they wanted more gators. We really enjoyed our visit. The presentation was kind of long but very informative and entertaining. We paid an extra $5 to catch and hold baby gators in a mini pool.... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We had so much fun visiting this alligator ranch! It is outside of NOLA, so you will have to drive (50 minutes), or take a $50 uber ride. It is so worth it! Cost is $12 for kids and $18 for adults - well worth the money. The tour was interesting and informative, and every single person that works that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We loved this Alligator ranch! My daughter is 2 years old and some of the talk was a little over her head but she still thoroughly enjoyed it and cried when we left. The guy, whose name I cannot remember, who does the tours is awesome!! It was just me, my husband, and my little one for most of the... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

The ranch is amazing. The staff are so knowledgable. The kids had a great time. The kids get a great hands on experience. We really enjoyed ourselves. The gator handling was brilliant as we were the only ones. The staff were great with the kids and really knew how to captivate them. Thank you the best experience

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