Add a bit of adventure to your Florida holiday and get ready to enter the world of Gatorland. Showcasing thousands of alligators and crocodiles including four rare leucistic “white” alligators, Gatorland is one of Florida’s oldest attractions but remains ever popular. Located neatly between Orlando and Kissimmee, Gatorland offers a unique and fun alternative to a day at the beach or a trip to a theme park. Not only are you treated to enormous alligators, there’s a zip line voted the best in America to take you to the next level of thrills and live shows to help you learn more about these enormous creatures.
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Home to thousands of alligators and crocodiles including four rare leucistic “white” alligators, Gatorland lets you get up close and personally with these leather-skinned creatures like never before. There’s ‘Adventure Hour’ where you can venture into the Alligator Breeding Marsh for a behind-the-scenes tour and a Gator Night Shrine that takes you deep into the domain of Florida’s most famous reptile.
Like many nature reserves, Gatorland provides regular shows for your entertainment. There’s the ‘Gator Jumparoo Show’ where some of the largest alligators in the world actually jump four to five feet out of the water to retrieve food. Then there’s the thrilling ‘Gator Wrestlin’ Show – a unique alligator wrestling show done “Florida Cracker” style where trained gator wranglers catch a 6 to 8-foot alligator by hand! Each show is just as thrilling as the next and will definitely leave you on the edge of your seat.
You wouldn’t think it, But Gatorland makes for one hell of a good birthday party. If you’re planning a little surprise for someone in your family, Gatorland offers a unique birthday party package that takes the work out of planning a big day. Including themed goods, admission and loads of exclusive treats. Gatorland also offers scout programs where scouts of all ages can earn their Gator Safety Activity Badge while spending the day interacting with a variety of animals and reptiles!
Ok. We know the name’s not very inviting, but here us out. Voted Best Zip Line in the USA, Sreamin’ Gator Zip Line will take you on a journey of incredible thrills. Taking you on a heart pounding adventure of high flying epicness, you’ll be zipped along 1,200 feet in the air from some of the finest zip line towers in the world. That’s not even the best part! As you zip along, you’ll drift across some of the theme park’s star attractions – including Cuban and Nile crocodiles…just don’t look down!
Take your Gator adventure through to the night with Gator Night Shine. Armed with just a flashlight, you’ll bravely make your way along the wooden walkways of Gatorland’s Alligator Breeding Marsh as the sounds of the night come alive around you. Reaching the marsh is easy, what comes next might be hard to handle! Just turn your flashlight towards the water and you’ll see hundreds of hungry, red eyes slowly making their way closer. Scared? Don’t be, you’re high enough away from the waters to not be touched. Just enjoy the experience! You won’t find one like it anywhere else.
Who would have thought it? You’d go to Florida expecting sun, sea and fun and come home having wrestled an alligator! It’s all safe though just don’t try it at home! Just step onto the sand at the world famous Gator Wrestlin’ Arena and feel the power of one of the most feared creatures in the world! Imagine the picture you’ll take home!
Giving you a glimpse into what it takes to be able to work with dangerous animals, Trainer-for-a-day gives you a hands-on meeting with some of the reptiles and creepy crawlies that live at Gatorland, Starting the day off meeting some of the smallest members of the Gatorland family, you’ll work your way up to the grand final where you’ll be skilled enough to work with an official Gatorland trainer in the Gator Wrestling Arena!
The Knight Family
We are one of the only UK tour operators to have a team based in Kissimmee, Orlando.
Our friendly team are available to all of our guests travelling to the USA, offering support, help, advice and a friendly face to anyone who needs it. Our team in Kissimmee includes locals, who can give you tips on the best places to shop or dine and British Expats who know the importance of a good cup of tea!
If you are staying in one of our villas, head to our Welcome Centre first where one of the team will give you your keys, directions and all the information you need to make your stay perfect.