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Gatorama

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US Highway 27, Palmdale, FL
+1 863-675-0623
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Great kitsch.

Very old roadside attraction. A lot more gators now that it's legal to farm them for meat and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David_B50499
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Kent, Ohio
Great afternoon for family and friends

What a great place to see the wild life. From the gators, turtles, and snakes, to Florida panthers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sam B
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Gatorama is a Florida 'must do'. A long standing family attraction complete with Alligators, Crocodiles, Monkeys, Bobcats, Raccoons, Peacocks, Ducks, Geese, Pythons and more! Try your hand at our 18+ Guest Feeding Experience "Fast Hands or No Hands" where you become the star of the show! Not ready to brave the big crocs? Sit back and enjoy one of two Big Gator Feeding Shows by our trained zookeepers. (FREE WITH ADMISSION) Feeling brave? For a small fee, you can jump on into Uncle Waders Catch A Gator Pond, or try your hand at Gator Wranglin'. Paleontologists in the group will want to try out our Big Gator Fossil Dig where they dig up real bones and are challenged to identify them. These make for FANTASTIC photo opportunities, so don't forget those cameras. Prefer a lazy afternoon? We have an extensive boardwalk, games and plenty of space in our Swoopy Palm Trail to relax and take in the sounds of nature. A taste of Real Florida is waiting for you at Gatorama!
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“baby gators” (16 reviews)
“gift shop” (21 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
US Highway 27, Palmdale, FL
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+1 863-675-0623
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"baby gators"
in 16 reviews
"roadside attraction"
in 10 reviews
"gift shop"
in 21 reviews
"old florida"
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"big gator"
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"hatching season"
in 4 reviews
"gator pond"
in 4 reviews
"florida panthers"
in 6 reviews
"chicken patty"
in 3 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 8 reviews
"natural environment"
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"kids and adults"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 3 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"hilda"
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"raccoons"
in 23 reviews
"bobcat"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very old roadside attraction. A lot more gators now that it's legal to farm them for meat and hides. I counted 40 of them in one pen. Not as slick as Gatorland or St. Augustine Alligator farm, but well worth a stop.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to see the wild life. From the gators, turtles, and snakes, to Florida panthers and bobcats they have a wide assortment of wildlife to view, feed, and enjoy. Feel brave, hold a big snake and try not to get goose bumps,...More

Thank Sam B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have no idea how much they pay Greg, the guy who feeds the gators BY HAND, but I am positive he doesn't make enough. What a show! The rest of the exhibits are very informative and interesting, but watching someone hold a chicken breast...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to find this place while visiting family 30 minutes away. Very laid back atmosphere and not overcrowded. Our grandson got to hold young alligators (for an extra 8.00) and was so proud of himself! We all enjoyed learning about crocs vs. gators....More

Thank Eating2012
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We took our grandson there so he could see an alligator. He saw a lot more than that. He got to catch alligators eleven to be exact. We saw crocodiles, snakes . Panthers too We saw them feed alligators by hand. They history of the...More

Thank Dale E
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Always a good time and a much more “realistic” experience with the gators. Never over-crowded , peaceful.

Thank Felix B
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I love gator so I opted to check this place out. It is really a neat place with both alligators and crocs of various size and temperments. There are also a few other animals such as bobcats and a florida panther that is very noisy....More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We happen to come across this great place and glad we went. They were doing some landscaping remodel after the hurricanes so they had to drop the level of the water and it made feeding the alligators so much fun to watch. Buy the biscuits...More

Thank dslyte
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

My son-in-law comes to Florida every year and the highlight of his trip is seeing Gators. This place has plenty of those! The best part for him and his little son was being able to feed them. You can buy two bags of alligator food...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit. Enjoyed seeing the animals which includes more than just gators. Well worth the cost of admission

Thank Andrew W
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Linda B
February 6, 2016|
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Response from Randy K | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have wheelchairs available, but it is wheelchair friendly. it's a great place but they are a small operation.
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Boyd N
September 19, 2015|
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Response from PattyinPalmdale | Property representative |
General Admission is $14.95. Children under 60 inches are $8.95 and under 36 inches are free.
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Boyd N
September 19, 2015|
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Response from Christina H | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, it actually had to do with height, not age. If you're over 48", you're charged as an adult. If you're under 48", you're charged as a child. That is unless you're an adult under 48", then you still get... More
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