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Address: Oviedo, FL

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Worth the drive

Great food and service. A little different than the ordinary. Take the airboat ride and eat the gator.

Reviewed 13 March 2017
jimdedmon1219
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Oviedo, Florida
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This land is absolutely beautiful, you can load your boat in here as well as fish. Grab a bite to eat while you're at it!

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Thank Alyssa W
Oviedo, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. A little different than the ordinary. Take the airboat ride and eat the gator.

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Thank jimdedmon1219
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

For such a beautiful nature spot with businesses profiting from alligator airboat rides and a bar/restaurant selling alligator meat in various fried forms this really is a sad place. There are a few really large alligators held in small wire pens at the front of the businesses. The pens are so small the animals cannot fully submerge themselves in water... More 

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Thank JoW727
Tallahassee, Florida
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6 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Experience local Florida, long time Oviedo destination with caged gators, fresh food and fun. Bar & restaurant overlooking water, boat landing area.

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Thank 594nancy
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great place for lunch or dinner. I love the Gator bites. They have many big gators to see outside. They also have a large fish tank inside with a small gator or two. Sometimes they let you hold the baby gator.

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Thank Jeff M
Belper, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

It's a place to see alligators - maybe, even, some in their natural environment - but you will see some behind wire. And parrots behind screening - getting grumpy with squirrels eating their food! Lots of wading birds around in the creeks. But all a little contrived. If you want an airboat ride, this is probably as close to downtown... More 

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Thank PeterH307
Oviedo, Florida
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is my "go to" for photography or just to run away for awhile. There is always something to see, from alligators to birds - yes, even bald eagles fly above your head. While alligators are not my thing to photo - they are abundant and I have photoed some extremely nice photos. It is off the beaten path -... More 

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Thank MisplacedConch
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I take my daughter her and she had a blast on the air boats. Came with friends to have dinner and drinks. Great live music.

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Thank Jennifer F
Lake Mary, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

You may even find the guy that has a weed wacker for an arm. This place shows you what the backwoods of Florida (which is mostly the entire state) would be like....that is if you are brave enough to go into the woods. Remember, we have black bear, snakes, spiders, alligators and enough creatures to thrill anyone that is into... More 

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Thank Margaret S
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

airboat ride was lovely and tour guide very knowledgeable but due to 90 degree weather the guide told us gators like to stay under water where it is cool, so go early am if hot weather you will see more!

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Thank Dorothy S

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