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New facility is now OPEN! Come by and see our brand new Gator Chateau and Visitor Center! Perfect stop for your family road trip! We are right off of I-10!  Hours Monday- Saturday, 9a-5p (closed on some Major Holidays, call to confirm. Closing at 4pm on July 3rd/Closed on July 4th


Interact with Live Alligators


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!



Open Year-Round!

Monday thru Saturday
9AM to 5PM

Closed most major holidays (New Years, Independence Day (closing at 4pm on July 3rd, CLOSED July 4th), Christmas Day). Call to confirm hours during holidays 337-821-5521

Public Feeding Times



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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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Have you ever wanted to know how to tell the difference between an alligator vs. a crocodile? If so, you're in luck!
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The SWLA Alliance for Positive Growth has awarded the New GATOR CHATEAU the “2019 Positive Growth Award!” We are so honored to have received this award! We hope to continue to make a difference in our area by being a ‘must stop’ for visitors and locals to learn all about gators and our area! ❤️🐊
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Looking for something to do this weekend? Stop by the Gator Chateau to hold a baby gator! We are open 9a-5p on Saturdays! #onlylouisiana #jeffdavisparish #feedyoursoul #gatorchateau
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Gator Chateau1 month ago
Today marks 2 months our new Gator Chateau and Visitor Center has been open! The current visitor count is 14,110!!!! We are overwhelmed and so thankful for our guest that stop to see and hold our babies! And learn all about gators and our area! We have welcomed guest from near and far! If you haven't come yet, please make a stop! Or come again and hold your favorite babies! We are open Mon-Sat, 9a-5p, with public viewing of our Friday feedings at 3:30p (through September) #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul