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Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery

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74645 Allen Road, Covington, LA 70435-6512
+1 985-892-3669
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Gator Ranch

We went to the Gator Ranch last week and had Joe as our tour guide. I am not much for tours, as I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis S
Denver, Colorado
Amazing place

We had a great time at Insta Gator! My kids really loved it, it was extremely informational and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arturo I
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74645 Allen Road, Covington, LA 70435-6512
+1 985-892-3669
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Gator Ranch last week and had Joe as our tour guide. I am not much for tours, as I feel things usually drag out far longer than they need to (patience is not my thing!), but at places such as the...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Insta Gator! My kids really loved it, it was extremely informational and educational and fun. Royce was our guide, very funny and knowledgeable. We highly recommend this for kids and adults. We enjoyed playing with the baby alligators. Great...More

Thank Arturo I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our 3 grandsons & had a really good time. Well maintained & very educational. Boys had a great time feeding & holding the alligators. We all learned a lot. Will return with our 3 granddaughters next visit.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My fiance were reserved for a Friday night 11 pm tour but we called to move it to the 2 pm tour. We rescheduled without any problems. Overall our guide was informative and fun. My fiance got attached to his hatchling gator and the people...More

Thank lea_toot
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here while on a birthday trip to see my brother and his family. Being from California and not having much knowledge on alligators it was a great visit. The staff was friendly and the tour guide was great and did his best to...More

Thank scitdeedee89
Reviewed 19 August 2017

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 13 August 2017

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 9 August 2017

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 25 July 2017

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
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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.