Louey Tourism Award 2019 Attraction of the Year

Interact with Live Alligators

AND LEARN ABOUT THEM AT GATOR CHATEAU

New facility is now OPEN!

GATOR CHATEAU AND VISITOR CENTER

Come by and visit the Gator Chateau and I-10 Visitor Center! Perfect stop for your family road trip! We are right off of I-10!  Hours are Monday – Saturday, 9a-5p. Closed on Major Holidays, call to confirm- 337-821-5521. Holiday Hours: Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day / Closed New Years Eve and New Years Day / Closed Mardi Gras Day  /  Closed on July 4th

Public viewing for feedings are on Fridays at 3:30p – June-September

The Gator Chateau is home to rescued, baby alligators.

We foster the gators until they are able to be released back into their natural habitat. Our alligator docent will educate you in all things Alligator! Our babies are hand fed, they don’t bite, and you can hold them and take your picture!

SEE WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT!

CHECK OUT OUR GALLERY

Open Year-Round!

Monday thru Saturday
9AM to 6PM

Closed most major holidays (New Years, Mardi Gras, Independence Day (July 4th), Christmas Day). Call to confirm hours during holidays 337-821-5521

Public Feeding Times

Seasonal, FRIDAYS AT 3:30PM, JUNE-SEPTEMBER 

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No Admission Charged

… but donations are accepted. Motor coaches are welcome.

Group Tours

Reservations available for Field Trips and Group Tours.

One of our alligator handlers will give a lesson on the gators – everything from their habitat, what they eat, how they grow, to how we care for them at our rescue facility.

After the lesson, we will split your group up into smaller groups. Forming a circle around one of our handlers, the students are allowed to hold one of our baby gators and take a pic with them.

Following your tour, be sure to stop in next door at the Jeff Davis Parish Visitors Center to purchase a gator souvenir.

If your group is here around lunchtime, bring a sack lunch and have a picnic at our park. We have pavilions and picnic tables, along with full playground.

Click here to download our Gator Field Trip form.

Please feel free to call or email us your inquiries at [email protected].

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Gator Chateau1 day ago
It's Thanksgiving week! The Visitor Center and Gator Chateau will be closed on Thursday, Nov.26th. Petite would like to remind everyone to give thanks! #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel
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Gator Chateau2 weeks ago
Gator Chateau is getting all their "turkeys" ready to give thanks and get stepping for A Mile for Miles! Are you ready? Register today to support local families fighting cancer at https://runsignup.com/Race/LA/Lafayette/AMileforMiles.
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Gator Chateau3 weeks ago
Great turnout today for Trick or Treat! We loved seeing all the wonderful costumes! Thanks for stopping by! Post your costumes in the comments! 🐊❤️
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Gator Chateau3 weeks ago
Happy Halloween! Bring your cowboys and cowgirls over to the Gator Chateau today to take a pic with our baby gators! We can't wait to see your costume! Stop by and between 9a-5p today for Trick or Treat!
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Our team has been busy all afternoon getting the visitor center ready for trick or treaters tomorrow! Come by Saturday 9a-5p and hold our baby gators, get some candy, and pose with the backdrop! ❤️🐊🎃 #gatorchateau #louisianatravel #onlylouisiana #jeffdavisparish
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Gator Chateau is at Gator Chateau.4 weeks ago
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Trick or Treat tomorrow! 🎃🐊❤️ #gatorchateau #louisianatravel
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