Gatorland

Deadly and ferocious, the alligators and crocodiles in Gatorland are exciting to view for both adults and children alike!

14501 S Orange Blossom Trail,
Orlando, FL 32837
(407) 855-5496
gatorland.com

Hours

  • Day Open Close
  • Monday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Sunday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM

Directions & Map

Frequently Asked Questions

What would be a good amount of time to spend in the park?

Around 4 hours should be enough to explore all their activities and rides. You should plan ahead and check out their show schedules if you want to stay on track. However, if you have small children or seniors with you then you should expect to spend more time.

Is it okay to bring snacks or food for the children?

Yes, visitors are allowed to bring their own food.

Can the children take pictures with the alligators while sitting on them? Is it safe?

Yes to both. Although the park has its own photographers and will be more than happy to take the pictures for you, if you would rather take your own pictures, that is allowed as well.

Is it safe for children to try the zip line? Are there adults to supervise and help?

Yes, it is perfectly safe. The staff are always available and do an extremely thorough job.

Are pictures included for the zip line or can I purchase them later on?

Pictures are not included in the activity, but you will be able to purchase them later on.

Can I bring my pets to the park?

Unless they’re service animals, it would not be wise to bring pets to the park. You wouldn’t want them to become gator food!

Can I buy my tickets at the entrance instead of online?

Yes you can. However, there might be a chance of the lines being extremely long, so it is better to purchase them online instead of at the location.

Does Gatorland offer air boat rides?

Unfortunately, they don’t.

How much does the train ride cost?

It only costs $2.00 per day for each person. You could also purchase it as a package deal if you get your tickets on the site along with many other rides.

Is the park too big for seniors to walk around?

You will need to walk quite a lot, however, you can always take the train which makes stops at either sides of the park. You could also rent a scooter rental if the train ride is just not enough.

Description

Founded back in 1949 by Owen Godwin, Gatorland has been around for 67 years! Featuring thousands of crocodiles and alligators, it has been aptly names the world’s alligator capital. It has everything that one can ask for, from observation towers, reptile shows, and education programs to a breeding marsh, aviary, and more. For the animal lovers that might get angry and start raging over how the alligators have been kept away from their natural habitat, then they would be relieved to know that Gatorland actually rescues these alligators by buying them from trappers who would have otherwise killed these creatures for their skin and meat.

Most thrilling adventures of your life!

Gatorland is affordable is sure to have something for everyone, whether it be a child or an adult. There are many things that one would be able to experience there that will not be available anywhere else, such as the Gator Gauntlet, which allows visitors to take a wild ride soaring through the air at 350 feet over the breeding marsh, which contains 130 giant alligators! Another one of their unique attractions is Adventure Hour, which allows visitors to go behind the scenes for a tour of the breeding marsh. Pose with the alligators and get as close to them as is safely possible. This will certainly be one of the most thrilling adventures of your life!

Among other things that Gatorland offers, they have frequent shows for their visitors, which are all one of a kind. Shows such as the gator jumparoo show, gator wrestling show, and up close encounters, are something that people of all ages will be able to enjoy. There are many other events that Gatorland offers for its visitors as well, and it is also available for booking. If you want to beat the crazy rush of the daily visitors, then you can also book the place for different events or group tours, such as birthday parties, scout programs, and more.

Once you’ve exhausted yourself of the day’s adventures, you could always relax and get yourself something to eat and drink from the selection of food venues at the park. As for souvenirs, drop by the gift store, you will be sure to find something from their wide collection of items that you will want to treasure, and something that will remind you of the exciting day that you spent at Gatorland.