Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery, Covington

4.6
#18 of 26 in Wildlife in Louisiana
Experience the life of Louisiana's most ancient residents - ALLIGATORS! See them in crystal clear water in the climate controlled environment of a working alligator farm, home to more than 2,000 gators.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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 s...  more »
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  • This place is really nice although a bit on the pricey side. However, I did learn a lot and the “tour guide” was really nice. You get to hold baby alligators and take pictures as you please. I would recommend this place. Good specially for kids.
  • Informative tour. The kids loved catching the baby gators!
  • 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 and our appreciation for these magnificent creatures was enhanced. If we have a chance to visit Louisiana we will do this again.
  • Insta-Gator was an amazing place to visit. You learn about these fellow earthly creatures. Your guides are knowledgeable and interactive with visitors. This is a must see if you are in the Covington area.
  • This is a must for everyone! Whether you have lived down south for years, or just a visitor. Our kids, my mom, and my husband and I truly enjoyed every minute of it. The staff went above and beyond for us, and our children still talk about Joe, the guide who was just amazing with the kids and really great at not only sharing his wealth of knowledge but capturing everyone into wanting to learn. We cherish all our photos and videos, and the kids have had a blast surprising everyone with how much they learned about alligators. Taught us all a true love but also respect for them and their environment. If you haven't been go, if you have been.....go again, I know we plan too.

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