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FL, Destin > Animal Encounters
07/17/2019 ~ 07/23/2019
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A Gator Experience: Behind the Scenes with the Gator Team

Assume the role of a Gator Handler for the day with this all-access, VIP adventure at Gator Beach! Always safe and secure, this is your opportunity to help the Gator Team open the park and learn all about the American Alligator in the process! As the World’s Greatest Alligator Park, participants will encounter over 100 alligators including babies, juveniles, and even young adults! Best of all, Gator Beach is home to one of the rarest animals in the world, Pearl - the Amazing Albino Alligator!

Activity Highlights
  • All-access pass to Gator Beach including meeting, handling, and feeding the animals
  • In-depth education on gator biology and safe handling procedures
  • Personalized Gator Team name tag, meal coupon, and VIP certification
  • Always safe, secure, and fun for all ages

Duration: 1.5-2 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Customized Gator Team name tag
  • A $5 voucher for food and/or beverage at Fudpucker’s in Destin
  • Gator Team Certificate and Gator Experience VIP badge upon completion
  • Souvenir photo with gator

Exclusions

  • Gratuities for dining (18-20% customary)
Restrictions
  • Children must be 7 or older to participate with parental consent.
  • No animals allowed, including service animals.
  • It is imperative you arrive on time for your experience. Once the group has entered the park you will not be able to join. Reschedules will be at the discretion of Gator Beach for late arrivals.
Additional information
  • Alligators will be handled with the supervision of a trained Gator Handler only.
  • Parents must purchase a ticket if they wish to participate.
  • If there is light rain, the experience may still operate, but if there is heavy rain or other unfavorable weather the experience may be called off. This decision is always made by the vendor and they will contact you if your experience will be called off for this reason.
Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If weather is unfavorable and the vendor calls off the experience, customers will be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Please arrive on time as late arrivals will not be able to participate. Reschedules will be at the discretion of the vendor for late arrivals. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period. Please be sure that you give the correct spelling of each persons name so we can make sure their name certificate is correct. Customers only need to arrive at least 5 minutes early, if earlier you will be waiting on the staff to arrive.

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A Gator Experience: Behind the Scenes with the Gator Team

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Verified Traveler Reviews

Great gator experience
about 11 days ago
Dru and Trey were amazing guides for our VIP experience. They were friendly, entertaining and answered all of our questions. They weren’t in a hurry to get us through and made us feel like VIPs. We were able to feed and hold different sizes of alligators. We enjoyed meeting and feeding Pearl, the albino alligator. The experience was fun and very informative. All 4 of our boys rated it a 10!
Tracey S
A must do!!!
about 18 days ago
My boys ( ages 12 & 15 ) had such a great time. My son said it was better than a day at the beach. Definitely worth the money. After our VIP experience, we ate at the restaurant. Delicious food. We will be back soon.
Jesus C
Gators
about 3 months ago
It was really educational and fun. Trey and Dru were excellent.
Karen H
Gator tour, success!
about 4 months ago
Our daughter picked out this tour and we were hesitant initially. I’m from Florida and went to Gatorland as a child, so expectations were biased. This tour was quite different and very cool. The experience with our guides was a lot of fun; we enjoyed our up close and personal meet & greets and learned a lot during our hands-on educational tidbits on American alligators. The yearlings and albino gators were the highlight of our morning. Time period: 2-1/2 hrs. Rating: A+.
Nora OFarrill