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Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery

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Visited the Insta-Gator Ranch and Hatchery while on a sightseeing visit to the area. If you are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Smithfield, Utah
Such a fun adventure!

We went here when we had family in town. The kids and adults all had a GREAT time! This place is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashtynn G
Covington, Louisiana
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74645 Allen Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6502
+1 985-892-3669
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Insta-Gator Ranch and Hatchery while on a sightseeing visit to the area. If you are wanting a hands on experience of seeing, holding and learning amazing things about these spectacular animals then this is definitely worth the visit. Our guide was fantastic at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here when we had family in town. The kids and adults all had a GREAT time! This place is such a hidden treasure. It’s been one of my favorite things we have done since we moved here. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ashtynn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good learning lesson. We were there to learn about what’s happening to the alligators, and we had had the answer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andre T
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

We visited as part of a private tour. The experience was great and very educational. If you are looking for a gator “show” this is not the place. There is no sensationalization or people doing stupid things to show how dangerous the animals are. You...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 708carrier
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This place is a must see. It was both entertaining and informative. The tour guide was awesome and funny. My only regret is that I didn’t have my grandchildren along. They would have loved it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cathy B
Reviewed January 5, 2019

My only complaint is that the price is pretty steep for getting to see only about 2 dozen small gators from ~12" to 6'. I'm from the area and have been to other gator farms that have literally hundreds of gators on display up to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shane s
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Excellent signage to get you there. Our guide was wonderfully interactive, funny, and knowledgeable. You get multiple chances to pet and feed a gator. Plenty of time for questions. It should be noted that this is an open air barn area. You will subjected to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit to Instagator in Dec 2018. We rented a car from New Orleans for the day and went to instagator and Abita Brewery. It was exactly and hour away. The grounds are beautiful and it is well marked with signs. Our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Leslie G
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Was more than expected. When we arrived it looks a little back country. We are from Michigan and are learning all of Louisiana is back country. Lol... Once we walked through the front doors , all our original concerns were left behind. Very educational,answered every...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jody L
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We did the Alligator Tour by Royce, he made it SO ENJOYABLE!! We learned so many facts about alligators. Make sure to add 'Catch Alligators in a pool' to your tour, a must! Totally worth to visit if you are close by...

Date of experience: November 2018
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Laura C
December 26, 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline985 | Reviewed this property |
yes, a gravel parking area
May 24, 2018|
Response from sgoodwin2018 | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure tours begin about 11
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Joel G | Reviewed this property |
About two hours