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Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery

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It has been awhile since we visited,but we're talking enjoyable education!!! Though native... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne E
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Was a great experience! Learnt a lot about the misunderstood “swamp kitten” ! Also got to hold a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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74645 Allen Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6502
+1 985-892-3669
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been awhile since we visited,but we're talking enjoyable education!!! Though native Louisianians, we learned much about the residents of our bayous, canals, (& sometimes neighborhoods) from eggs to grown -&- soon - to be-released into their natural environment. The opportunity to photograph, be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great experience! Learnt a lot about the misunderstood “swamp kitten” ! Also got to hold a two year old for a photo , and the best part was getting to catch and hold little babies that hatched in August this year . Would...More

Thank madeline g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting our son and decided to check this out. So glad we did! We had so much fun! The staff is very friendly and accommodating as well as very informative. I am sure that all the tour guides are great but we had...More

Thank CowMooLotts L
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit if you’re in the New Orleans area. It’s a short drive across the lake in Slidell, well worth the time. The guide we had was knowledgeable and funny as hell. He really taught me about alligators on this...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Great tour! Learned a bunch about gators, how the ranch and hatchery operates, and greater appreciation of how these places contribute to the enviornment.

Thank Pagebc
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Our 4th hatching experience was just as cool as the first. The tour guides are knowledgeable and engaging, and Insta-gator Ranch is well worth the drive north. Every year we have learned something new about alligators and enjoyed welcoming baby ones into the world. We...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

I took my grandson for the tour and the hatching. He loved it and had a blast. It was very educational as well as entertaining.

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

My children and I make a trip to Insta-gator every year before school starts in the fall. In eight years, we have never gotten tired of hatching baby alligators and learning about these amazing animals from their entertaining and knowledgeable guides! I recommend insta-gator to...More

Thank Libby B
Reviewed August 9, 2018 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
Reviewed August 6, 2018 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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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
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.