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Address: 2000 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, FL 34207
Phone Number: +1 941-756-0043
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fee: Yes
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An 18-hole Adventure style miniature golf course with a live educational...

An 18-hole Adventure style miniature golf course with a live educational alligator exhibit. Open 365 days a year. Explore 18-holes of mini golf while winding through a tropical setting with waterfalls, caves, and 25 real American Alligators! You can even purchase food to feed the alligators with an old style bamboo cane fishing pole

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Fun time but pricy

There were four adults, a 6 yr old and a 2 yr old......it cost us $65!!! A little more expensive than I would have liked but a fun time. We fed the baby gators which was fun and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
k2mccoll
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niagara falls
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niagara falls
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were four adults, a 6 yr old and a 2 yr old......it cost us $65!!! A little more expensive than I would have liked but a fun time. We fed the baby gators which was fun and won a free round at the end. The 18 holes with six of us took an hour to play. Some fun holes... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here twice on our recent trip to Bradenton. Staff are always helpful and friendly and there is a good variety of different holes. You can buy a second game for a dollar plus there's an opportunity to win another game if you get a hole in one. The baby gators are entertaining for children and there is the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too expensive. It's hard for families to afford this miniature golf course. 11.99 is too much for children to play. The course is in decent condition.

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Tampa, Florida
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109 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Pricey but we'll maintained course. Not too creative in terms of obstacles and if the signs are to be believed are missing some. I can't help but wonder what happens to all those small Gators when they get big. And where do they come from in the first place? There were also a lot of stairs making this not a... More 

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150 Great Wolf Drive
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67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area, you should check out this mini golf course. It is really nicely maintained and very creative holes. Family had a great time there and you can play a second round for 1.99 if you are interested. Take a few minutes at the end to feed the alligators, it is very cool

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Toledo, Ohio
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We have tried a few putt putt golf businesses in the area and I like this one the best. The business is over 30 years old, according to their brochure, but it looks brand new. My he grounds are very well kept and everything looks new and freshly painted. The course is tricky in spots and fun for all ages... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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154 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Family in town for a few days so mini-golf was a pick but I felt it was expensive. We hadn't played in YEARS but held our own on this great course; I actually got a hole in one. Alligators to fed in one area made it even more fun. The cave areas were a tad bit warm and would hate... More 

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Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

I am a local & have been coming here for years, especially when family visits. I have encountered some nice employees but our last two visits were terrible. Today was our final visit. We were a party of 4 adults and 2 children. We paid for 4 adults, not expecting the little ones to play. We were sarcastically questioned about... More 

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Smugglers C, Manager at Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf, responded to this review

We would like to publically apoligize for your recent experience. With great regret you were treated with disrespect. We have high expectations in service that we expect from our staff that were not met on your visit. Please note that we have taken steps to insure that no one ever receives this type of treatment and the staff that evening... More 

Sebring, Florida
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Love this place! I used to live in Bradenton and they gave me a 35% off locals only discount card. I don't live there anymore but I still love to go when I visit because I always have a great time.

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Houlton, Maine
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83 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

My family and I went to mini golf on a Sunday afternoon. It is a little pricey ($12 a person I think, but less if you're under 12), but not too bad. There were 18 holes. There is a good variety of courses. The courses aren't super hard or super easy, they are just right. Overall it was very fun!

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