Gatorland's All-New Splash Park
Have a soaking-wet time with water-gushers at the Gatorland's all-new whimsical Splash Park. In the middle of all the action Splash Park is perfect for those hot hazy days of summer. Kids just love to splash around while in the middle of all the action. Nearly a quarter-acre of high-energy thrills, jump in the shooting water guns from dueling dragons, get soaked under giant egrets dumping water from their beaks, or run under zany old jalopy shooting water from every direction.
Take a self-guided tour down a winding trail hosting a rare glimpse of ancient Cypress trees untouched by man for hundreds of years. View the remaining Cypress stumps from logging that depleted the forest in the late 1800's. Naturally, amidst the everglades you'll be sure to find gators frolicking in the sun. Dare to explore Gatorland's Swamp Walk featuring a host of special enclosures that house exotic animals. Bedazzled around every corner including birds, alligators, turtles, snakes, and swamp orchids.
Showcasing the most vicious crocs on the planet, these animals can weight nearly 1,000 pounds after eating. In an attempt to find the meanest crocs in existence, Gatorland's own Owen Godwin scoured the world over. One Gatorland's most vicious croc is none other than Sultan sporting his harem of female companions. African crocs, responsible for human tragedy, can measure up to 20 feet in length. Capable of jumping to amazing heights meet Gatorland's Cuban residents Lucy and Ricardo.
Very Merry Aviary
Get upclose to Gatorlands feathery friends when you immerse yourself in the Lorikeets habitat. At Very Merry Aviary, kids can feed these adorable curious little friends a delicious pollen nectar and fruit treat. These little rascals are specialists at gathering nectar as they probe flowers petals. Don't miss this opportunity for a more intimate experience for you and the whole family.
"All aboard" shouts the jolly conductor as the Express Railroad pulls away from the station. One of Florida's first train rides, a must see, features Ol' Iron Horse replica. Proudly debuting in 1961, Ol' Iron Horse, was fashioned as 1800's style train. Now in retirement, Ol' Iron Horse transported 7.5 million around Gatorland during the space of 45 years. Jump aboard Gatorland's new Express train that immerses guests into the wild natural habitats of Jungle Crocs, Breeding Marsh, and Bird Rockery areas.
When children make a quick stop at Allie's Barnyard, they immediately make some new friends. At the Barnyard, kids will be mesmerized by these cuddly animals that eat right out of their hands. Allie's is notorious for up-close encounters where making new friends is an everyday experience. Kids will simply adore meeting Gracie, one of the Barnyard's favorite goats. At Allie's, you'll encounter goats, lamas, and five pure-breed sheep.
Explore one the most thrilling attractions at Gatorland's Alligator Island. Travelers flock from every corner of the globe to see Alf, an extraordinary American Crocodile weighting nearly 1,000 pounds. As you meander unwittingly down the winding trails, encounter some of the biggest crocs in Florida. As 15-foot gators come for a bite to eat, experience close-up encounters with these amazing creatures. Observe as the crocs on Alligator island frolic as they soak up the Florida sun. Not only do the gators hatch their eggs under the palm trees, but several species of birds including Snowy Egrets make their nests in the branches.