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Wild Florida Blog | Gator and Wildlife Park

Free Gator and Wildlife Park admission returns with Gator Week!

Posted by Sam Haught on Apr 3, 2018 11:41:54 PM

During our first Gator Week, we experienced record-breaking jumps, powerful bites and... serious fun. As summer approaches, the time for family vacations is upon us. But, before school breaks, we celebrate Gator Week... again! As many of you have asked, we'll be hosting Gator Week inside our Gator and Wildlife Park May 7th - 12th, giving everyone free admission to our Gator Park! Excited to see what we have planned this year? Check out our Gator Week schedule down below!    

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Topics: Alligators, Gator and Wildlife Park, Gator Week

VIP Sloth Experience: Hugging a sloth for a cause

Posted by Sam Haught on Sep 14, 2017 10:49:53 AM

From their cheeky grin to relatable, sleepy behavior, everyone has a bit of sloth in them, which makes them one of the most relatable and loved animals. At Wild Florida, we're lucky to have a whole family of two-toed sloths. Since people have found out that we have sloths in our Gator and Wildlife Park, they've always asked, "Can I please hold one?" And now... you can!

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Topics: Gator and Wildlife Park, Animal Encounters

How Wild Florida is preparing for Hurricane Irma

Posted by Wild Florida on Sep 7, 2017 8:46:00 AM

Native Floridians are no strangers to hurricanes. But that doesn't necessarily make severe storms any less scary. While many people may have the option to evacuate before the storm, that doesn't always mean pets or animals can get away, too. So, as we stock up on water, batteries and canned goods for our homes, we thought it would be important to share the measures we take to ensure the safety of our animals and the Wild Florida facility in preparation for Hurricane Irma.  Walking through the Gator and Wildlife Park, you'll notice a fair amount of vegetation inside and around the exhibits, as.

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Topics: Wildlife Park, Eco Tours, Gator and Wildlife Park, Wild Florida

Love animals? Here are 7 you can pet in our Gator Park in Orlando

Posted by Sam Haught on Aug 29, 2017 6:00:57 PM

When we opened our doors in 2010, we wanted to provide an unforgettable Everglades experience that promotes a connection with animals while inspiring education and conservation. Despite being best known for exciting Everglades airboat tours, we opened our Gator and Wildlife Park as a way for people to learn about exotic animals found across the world along with educating them on native animals they might've seen in their backyard. On the blog, learn about our enriching and interactive animal encounters and exhibits and the handful of animals you'll be able to pet when you visit.  

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Topics: Gator and Wildlife Park, Animal Encounters