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Insta-Gator Ranch

#1 of 20 things to do in Covington Features Animals
23440 Lowe Davis Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6512
+1 985-892-3669
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Fun! Exciting! Educational! Something for Everyone

This is a MUST do. My wife and I had a blast. Royce was our tour guide and was fantastic! It was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
You get to catch the gators...with your hands!

I've been here 3 times with 3 different groups of people. Royce was our guide every time and he's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Madisonville, Louisiana
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23440 Lowe Davis Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6512
+1 985-892-3669
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a MUST do. My wife and I had a blast. Royce was our tour guide and was fantastic! It was easy to tell that Royce, and the other employees truly enjoy and believe in the work they do. We really learned a lot...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here 3 times with 3 different groups of people. Royce was our guide every time and he's awesome! He keeps the kids' attention and gets the adults involved. I definitely recommend purchasing the experience where you get to catch the gators in the...More

Thank hooverll
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandkids recently visited with their parents. This was the This second visit for them, the first for their dad. They really enjoyed. This is a great learning experience for everyone. The presentations are comprehensive and you do get to hold baby alligators. It's fun

Thank Virginia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought the grandkids this summer to Insta-Gator Ranch. We were impressed on how much we learned about alligators even though we live in Louisiana. It was very interesting and our guide, Bob, made it even more interesting. He truly cares about his job and...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Hands on experience with baby alligators. Kids (and adults) of all ages really enjoy this place. At certain times of the year, alligator eggs actually hatch in your presence.

Thank LloydCarolyn A
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Good little place to take the kids. Very educational. Beware it's smelly in the little barnes but expected. We liked our tour guide Joe. Great experience. 4 people $94.00 but worth it. Something you can even do in the rain. And nice big clean bathrooms....More

Thank jenniferbox
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Very informative and not boring at all. The tour guide kept everyone's attention including my 4 year old. Handicap accessible throughout your. Definitely worth paying the extra money to hold the baby alligators.

Thank hcallais
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and three boys were not excited to go on this tour. I won this time!!! We LOVED it! Royce did a phenomenal job with the tour! My 13year old son even commented how Royce "made" the tour. Educational and entertaining! And you can't...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We were on vacation to New Orleans and wanted to get out of the city for a day. So we made the scenic drive to Insta Gator Ranch. We are soooo glad we did! Royce and Joe were our tour guides for the day. They...More

Thank S And S S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great educational tour along with some hands on practical application! Loved handling the gators and taking pictures worth them. Oh yea no worries mouths are taped shut and they are young!

Thank Joel G
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2 July 2017|
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Response from Joel G | Reviewed this property |
About two hours
Kathleen E
30 May 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.
30 August 2016|
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Response from Tracy P | Reviewed this property |
The drive over Lake Pontchartrain causeway is stunning! A 24 mile bridge to Covington.