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Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo

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847 Whittington Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3318
+1 501-623-6172
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Feeding time

Make sure you make it the during the feeding time it was awesome to watch them feed the alligators... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
Ethan S

This place is older but the men working were so kind that they definitely made the experience... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
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847 Whittington Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3318
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Make sure you make it the during the feeding time it was awesome to watch them feed the alligators I know more about the difference between alligators and crocodiles

Thank Ethan S
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This place is older but the men working were so kind that they definitely made the experience better. They let us hold an alligator and were so laid back about it. We passed it around and they even helped my 4 year old hold it...More

Thank beckyboling
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This place is not shiny and new like Disney but it is fairly priced, unique and staffed by people who love what they are doing. I found it interesting but my kids would have loved it when they were younger. Interesting history to tell and...More

1  Thank LLG1371
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Poor animals! This place is just too small for all those alligators and other animals. I asked the man that followed us into the building where the alligators are what do they do with all the alligators because there was so many and he said...More

1  Thank Jesse N Joanna T
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We had a blast holding a 4 year old alligator, looking at the animals, and talking with the alligator handler. Handler was very knowledgeable and fun. I am disappointed that there are so few animals in both the petting zoo and the zoo area. The...More

1  Thank amigano1
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Came here with the family. They let us hold a small aligator, which was awesome! My grandchildren loved this place and so did we. Very friendly workers also. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

I surprised the kids with a stop here... We loved feeding the animals, holding the alligators, and seeing the other animals... So much fun!!

1  Thank feeserfamily
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The kids here were having a blast, at first feeding goats and sheep in the petting zoo, and then going inside to see the gators. This is the place to go if you want to see a gator close up, or even hold one. They...More

1  Thank micyer
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Seriously, it was still considered winter time so all of the gator were inside in pools. They didn't even look real! They were all just lying on top of one another not moving. The worker advised us that it was still the gator's dormant time...More

1  Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

The day we visited, it was very chilly. The goats, deer, donkey, and emu were very active and were happy to get the bread that you get with admission. Holding the gator was really neat. There's a lot of good info about gators and the...More

1  Thank Chad S
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Sheila W
19 May 2016|
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Response from Dale S | Reviewed this property |
non group rates I think adults are like $8 or 9, less for kids and I think little kids 2 and under free, think they knock a little off each ticket for groups
DavidandBrigid C
27 November 2015|
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Response from Twolip29 | Reviewed this property |
In colder months they are kept inside and might not be much to see. Also see if they have any feeding times that is fun to watch. They alligators get real active at feeding times. In warmer months they are kept outside... More
6 September 2015|
Response from Sharmin A | Reviewed this property |
The hours of operation and phone numbers are listed on their website. It may change from season to season, so I would check there for most recent information.