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Gatorland Nights Shining Tour
Ranked #12 of 125 Outdoor Activities in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Gatorland features 3,000 gators and 89 crocodiles, as well as a number of bird and snake exhibits.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed December 3, 2013

We did a birthday party, the entertainer Dino was excellent the enire time. He spent the entire time with our group and acting as our tour guide. Everyone there was truly amazing. Money well spent I must say for my brother's birthday. I reccommend 100 %

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Reviewed December 2, 2013

We took our 5 year old granddaughter to Gatorland and we might have had more fun than she did! Lots of open pools of different sized/aged gators to look at, a large breeding marsh to wander through (it contains 130 gators but we could only spot 15 or so), fun shows, decent food and prices. The Gator Wrestlin' show was a blast! Tim and Andrew did a great job together but Tim was a standout. He was funny, entertaining, and knowledgeable. Train ride is fun for all ages, too.

Thank TennesseeWanderer
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Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Gatorland just gets how to make your visit fun. They have a variety of activities throughout the park, and you can easily move from event to event.

They have a nice balance of things you just watch and those you can participate in.

The humor they mix into their different events is excellent.

Great time for parents and kids alike.

Thank Nick B
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

My 9-year-old wanted to do this on first site and my family of four have been talking about the memories since. The adventure started with our guide Micheal, the most animated, inthused, kind, and knowledgeable guide I think I have ever had the pleasure to meet. Our intimate behind the scenes tour started with a up close look at lizards, snakes, spiders, and baby gators. Hold what you want for photo ops and get questions answered. After this we roamed through the park with flash lights and bravery in the dark to seek out the adventure of viewing wild animals and feeding the massive aligators and the tour did not disappoint. It was all we hoped and more. We will definitely do the day tour, but the bar is set high by Micheal and the wonderful experience we had.

1  Thank Anthony G
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you want to see gators up close, this is the place to go! Plenty of Florida wildlife on display in many different types of enclosures, from hands-on to behind glass to shows. Park entrance discounts can be found online, though the entry fee is reasonable.

The Screamin' Gator Zipline is a definite must for anyone with a taste for adventure. The guides there are not only very safety conscious, since you will be ziplining above live alligators & crocodiles, but they are extremely funny, entertaining & personal as well! It's also for all ages, as we took our 6 year old on it, & he loved it. The price for the zipline (separate from park admission if bought on site) is a little steep, but if you search online before you go, you can find slightly better deals. Pictures taken of each person on the zipline are pricey too, but are optional to buy. However, the experience is still worth the full price admission.

Be sure to fully walk around the entire premises of the park, as there is a natural & scenic swamp area than can be overlooked. The gift shop is a bit pricey, but the selection is unique.

We did the park in about a half day, so it's great if you have a similar time frame you need filled to complete your day. Highly recommended!

1  Thank cheetah84
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