One of Orlando's oldest attractions, Gatorland showcases the state of Florida's rich wildlife and cultural heritage. It offers a unique glimpse into the thrilling world of alligators and other reptiles while allowing you to indulge in the iconic Florida experience.
Also Known As
Alligator Capital of the World
10 AM - 6 PM
VISITORS PER YEAR
From $ 37.26
NUMBER OF ENTRANCES
EXPECTED WAIT TIME - STANDARD
0-30 mins (Peak), 0-30 mins (Off Peak)
Gatorland is home to the largest community of rare albino and leucistic alligators in the United States.
The breeding marsh area was filmed for the 1984 movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
The theme park’s unique entrance in the form of a gaping gator jaw was designed by founder Owen Godwin’s youngest son, Frank. He painted it in his father’s favorite color scheme — Florida aqua and white.
Gatorland Express, formerly known as the Ol' Iron Horse Express, is a 2-foot small-gauge railroad attraction located within the park. Take the train through the woods and shaded places, and simply relax while seeing the wildlife. Your serene trek through the park will include encounters with birds, deer, and, of course, gators.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the Alligator Breeding Marsh and have an amazing experience during Adventure Hour! The marsh is home to hundreds of alligators. You can safely stroll within a few feet of hungry, gigantic alligators and see or create an incredible feeding frenzy.
Buckle up and zip off on an exhilarating outdoor adventure on Gatorland's Screamin' Gator Zipline. Your adventure will take you along five 1,200-foot zip lines and a 150-foot chain bridge! Get ready for the adrenaline rush as you go on an exciting journey from some of the world's best zipline towers.
Croc Rock Adventure is a brand-new dynamic three-in-one experience in which you get to climb a 32-foot rock, go through a bridge, and zipline through a height of 150ft. Because of its outstanding recreation of genuine rock, the Croc Rock climbing wall is unlike any other climbing sport in Florida. Artists created natural handholds and replicated local sandstone to give the building an extraordinarily natural appearance.
Fly 350 feet through the air and defy gravity as you glide over the Alligator Breeding Marsh, complete with 130 enormous alligators watching from below! If you or your loved ones have any mobility issues, Gatorland has got you covered. Take up the Gator Gauntlet and enjoy flying through the single and accessible zipline!
Board a 12-foot-high custom-built off-road monster vehicle for a 15-minute challenging yet entertaining trip. This thrilling journey has wacky new Gatorland characters, singing tour guides, swampy adventure, and a plethora of alligators. Each vehicle at Gatorland is individually branded and named after iconic actual alligators and crocodiles, such as Bonecrusher SM, Cannibal Jake, and Swamp Ghost.
Don't miss the live shows while you are at Gatorland. Watch some of the largest alligators and crocodiles jump 4 feet or more in the air at the unique Gator Jumparoo show. Learn about these wonderful reptiles from the experts at Gatorland at the Alligators: Legends of the Swamp show. These live shows are both educational and entertaining.
Ready for some extra thrills? Participate in Gator Night Shine, which gives you the adventure of a lifetime. This adventure transports you deep into the home of Florida's most well-known reptile: the alligator! Navigate the wooden walkways of the Alligator Breeding Marsh at night, carrying only a flashlight and food for the reptiles.
Gatorland's Barnyard Petting and Feeding provides a far tamer experience for you and is specially designed for your kids. Let your kids meet the adorable animals and birds in the petting zoo over the fence. You will be delighted to feed cute creatures like baby goats, calves, and emus.
The White Gator Swamp is an indoor museum-style attraction where you can see albino gators on the other side of a glass wall. You can learn about this exotic wildlife through the signs on the fenced area. This swamp provides a close-up view of these rare white alligators, and these informational displays will educate you about the biology and conservation status of these fascinating reptiles.
Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve in Florida with over 3000 species of alligators and crocodiles.
You can visit Gatorland by booking your tickets online.
Gatorland tickets start at $37.26.
Gatorland is famously known as the Alligator Capital of the World, housing rare breeds of alligators, crocodiles, and other animals.
You can explore the various exhibits, ride ziplines, go off-roading, board a train, watch live croc shows, shop, and eat at Gatorland Orlando.
Gatorland opened to the public in 1949.
Gatorland is located along the South Orange Blossom Trail, south of Orlando.
Take bus 42 or 111 between Mccoy Road and Gondola Drive in Orlando and transfer to bus 108 at the Florida Mall Superstop in Oakridge. You can also take the light rail from Church Street in Orlando to Tupperware at Buenaventura Lakes and take a taxi from there.
Gatorland is open from 10 AM to 5 PM every day.
Absolutely! You can purchase food to feed the gators while safely following the guidelines.
Yes, personal photography is allowed at Gatorland.
Children aged 3 to 16 are allowed to visit Gatorland, provided they are accompanied by an adult aged 16 or older.
Yes, Gatorland is accessible by wheelchair.