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“Old Florida Fun”
Review of Gatorama

Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Palmdale
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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!
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Gator Hatching season is now....call for details. Great people explaining Florida gators. Nice getaway from hubbub of civilization and Fisheating Creek campground is right down the street

Thank Flagirl1234
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

It was great customer service me and my mom talked to James and Blake who is workers there. They made our visit more fun I wish more people worked in every place we went, because the knowledge and love to work and animals is important
Thank you

Thank Elena K
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Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

Spent about an hour and a half here on a Thursday morning in June. Not sure I've been to a cleaner zoo - think some of the "smelly" reviews are unfair. Highly recommend buying the "croc crunch" which you can feed to all the gators for $3 a bag. It's really amazing how conditioned even the young ones are to people feeding them - very responsive - they all sorta watch you ( from the safety of an enclosed boardwalk ). Really, really friendly staff - even the fellas cleaning the panther cage were joking with us. Feeding shows make for great pictures! Price is great too!

Thank David E
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

We came from.cleveland,oh to Florida and this was our first stop! So much fun a lot of kids but adults as well. Great veiwing, walked around and got to see everything and all the other animals here. Deff a good time. Everyone here was very kind and helpful! Thanks loretta and hilda!

Thank settanni24
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

Gatorama is a friendly family run attraction in Palmdale. the feeding shows and Uncle wader's gator pool is a must do. For a few dollars more you can test out your gator wrangling skills on large-ish taped up gators in the arena. Theirs are freshly taped and very well fed. the feeding show in the front pond has some of the largest American crocodiles and alligators I have seen. there's opportunity to buy bags of gator chow to feed the gators in the back pools (we tried it in the front pool but hit the covered walkway instead with a massive clang - D'OH!) If you're really lucky there can be opportunity to try good southern cooking gator gumbo or gator chilli.

This is one of the most hospitable knowledgeable friendly attractions. If you visit here don't forget to see Florida that time forgot at FishEating Creek Outpost just down the road - the last unspoilt bit of River in Florida amazing for Kayaking (rentals available) and photography! Love it!

Thank Elvis A
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