Visit Insta-Gator Ranch and get to know Louisiana’s most ancient residents: ALLIGATORS

Our alligator ranch, located in Covington, LA, is home to nearly 2,000 gators and offers visitors the opportunity to see them in a climate-controlled environment with crystal clear water. Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery provides that give visitors a hands-on look at the Louisiana Alligator Industry from hatchling to handbag.

Our Guided Alligator Tour

Insta-Gator Ranch is the most informative and interactive alligator tour in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge area. You’ll see hundreds of alligators ranging in size from babies to 8 footers and every size in between. We provide insight into the history and anatomy of the American alligator and how Insta-Gator Ranch’s conservation efforts protect these beautiful creatures and preserve their environment.  During your guided tour, you will be able to touch or pet an alligator, but don’t stop there. You also have the opportunity to feed ‘em, catch ‘em, or even wrestle an alligator. Ah heck, in August you can even hatch a baby gator in YOUR hands.

Our Gift Shop

Our Gift Shop offers everything alligator; from alligator teeth, feet and heads to alligator belts, wallets and purses, not to mention whole alligator skins sold individually or wholesale. Talk about totally made in the USA; our alligator products are born, bred, and raised in the heart of Cajun Country, Louisiana and tanned and made into wallets, belts, etc. right here in the United States. If you are interested in learning more about what we believe to be one of the best conservation programs on earth, we have the foundation for your research right here on this website.

Large Group and Corporate Events

Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery is an ideal spot for church, summer camp, and We also offer birthday parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, family reunions, and corporate events at our ranch.

Traveling Alligator Entertainment Show

If you can’t make it to our ranch, our alligators travel via our Gators to Geaux Program.  They’ve been seen on countless TV shows, commercials and movies. Our alligators are great for trade show attention getters, not to mention regulars at cocktail parties. Regardless of where they travel, your guests will be bragging or bellowing (like gators) about your event for years to come.

Melissa Schermer
Melissa Schermer
2021-04-13
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Cool up-close experience with the gators. Liked learning about the conservation of this amazing animal. Whole experience was around an hour.
Los de Rancho Rivera
Los de Rancho Rivera
2021-04-11
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We looove this place! We go a couple times a year. If you get the chance to hatvh a ba0by do it! BEST EXPERIENCE EVER
Tascha Lewis
Tascha Lewis
2021-04-08
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Very friendly staff. We got there after the tour started and they accommodated us so we wouldnt have to wait hours for the next tour. Very educational and hands on. We really enjoyed it.
Robbie Loveland
Robbie Loveland
2021-04-06
Verified
Very educational
Pat Terry
Pat Terry
2021-04-06
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This is a great place my grandson learn alot .lots of family fun great gift shop.
Robin Swaringen
Robin Swaringen
2021-04-03
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We had a great time. Plenty of educational content and alligator in.
Stephanie Borgstrand
Stephanie Borgstrand
2021-03-25
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Great information. Great time touching alligators. Definitely do all the add on's.

 

How Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery is Saving Louisiana’s Alligators