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Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery

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74645 Allen Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6502
+1 985-892-3669
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A Unique experience that will leave you wanting to come back for more

We have come a few times now---all with my hubby, then us with his parents, then us with my dad and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimberly G
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Way more fun than expected

We went to the ranch because we just wanted to get out of the city and looking at gators sounded... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fredhorst23
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“baby gators” (18 reviews)
“our tour guide” (11 reviews)
“gift shop” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
74645 Allen Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6502
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+1 985-892-3669
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"baby gators"
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"our tour guide"
in 11 reviews
"gift shop"
in 9 reviews
"new orleans"
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"eggs"
in 9 reviews
"great tour"
in 6 reviews
"touch pool"
in 4 reviews
"whole family"
in 3 reviews
"educational experience"
in 3 reviews
"my son"
in 7 reviews
"smaller ones"
in 2 reviews
"foot gator"
in 2 reviews
"his job"
in 2 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 2 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 3 reviews
"available for purchase"
in 3 reviews
"pleasant surprise"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have come a few times now---all with my hubby, then us with his parents, then us with my dad and we will be making an appearance again this weekend with my mom. We have had such a great time each time we have gone--...More

Thank Kimberly G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the ranch because we just wanted to get out of the city and looking at gators sounded fun enough. When we arrived we could see the tour before us, about 15 people almost all small children. We lucked out, our 3pm Sunday...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Royce was very knowledgeable and made this tour so much fun!!! Smiles & giggles and memories of a lifetime 😇

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is a wonderful option for families. Our tour guide was funny, personable and very knowledgeable. I have 2 teenage boys, and it's sometimes difficult to find fun things to do as a family. This was perfect!! They were absolutely fascinated and engaged throughout the...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

These guys live their alligators. They taught us about the life cycle, habitat, feed, and care of alligators. For $18 per adult and $12 per kid, there is a 30 min presentation with baby alligator and 2 tanked alligators, then a short video, followed by...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This is the sort of thing, I am normally wary of. Many places that bill themselves as ecology minded still exploit animals for profit. However, this seems to be an exception to the rule. The guides offer fantastic information for locals and visitors alike, and...More

Thank Felecia C
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

First time here even though I lived in New Orleans for a long time. It was the height of summer, so much better than a swamp tour. Royce was very knowledgeable and funny. The option to pick up the youngster gators was an extra cost...More

Thank anonymous12357
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

There was may more talking than doing or seeing. After doing other alligator tours in neighboring cities, I wont be going back to this one. Nonetheless, an average tour to do.

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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time .very informative. Nice size gators in the barns .i would do it again .dress cool cause its hot

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide was fantastic...definitely exceeded our expectations!!! A must see family fun adventure!!!

Thank Nicole B
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amsmes26
May 24, 2018|
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Response from sgoodwin2018 | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure tours begin about 11
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sbrook12
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Joel G | Reviewed this property |
About two hours
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Kathleen E
May 30, 2017|
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Response from Cdeltahouse | Reviewed this property |
They do have certain small gators that you can hold and take pictures with. They usually are pretty docile, and their mouth are taped shut.
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