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Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery

Features Animals
74645 Allen Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6502
+1 985-892-3669
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Field trip

great tour guides! love the albino gators! educational and fun! My daughter and I enjoyed our 1 hr... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dana W
Covington, Louisiana, United States
Well worth a visit.

We expected to be walking around fenced off areas looking for alligators. Instead we were plesantly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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74645 Allen Rd, Covington, LA 70435-6502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great tour guides! love the albino gators! educational and fun! My daughter and I enjoyed our 1 hr trip to the farm to learn about alligators. trip measured up to our expectations. staff humorous and knowledgable

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We expected to be walking around fenced off areas looking for alligators. Instead we were plesantly surprised to receive humorous, informative talks from Joe & Royce. Plus the opportunity for hands on experience (with the alligators). We came away with a different perception of alligators.

Thank SjB022016
Reviewed 30 November 2017

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 28 November 2017 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 10 November 2017

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 2 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 21 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
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2 July 2017|
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Response from Joel G | Reviewed this property |
About two hours
Kathleen E
31 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.