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11 places to see alligators in Southwest Florida

At Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, visitors can walk around a 2-mile loop in search of alligators and other Florida wildlife. Lauren Kummer via Wochit

Florida has an estimated 1.3 million alligators living in lakes, rivers, marshes and swamps in all 67 counties of the state, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

There are many opportunities to view alligators in a safe environment in Southwest Florida. Here are some of our recommendations where you can safely see the reptile.


The alligator show is one of our most popular and entertaining aspects of the farm. Our expert handlers educate guests on all aspects of these creatures of the swamp.

You’ll see primitive capturing techniques once used by Native American Indians. Stay after the show while we pass out a live baby alligator for photo opportunities.

It’s lunch-time for our gators, and they’re hungry! In this show, you’ll see and learn about how alligators feed in the wild. Over 500 gators live in this breeding pond area. It’s a wild and crazy show.

Watch gators chomp down, and crawl over one another to get a hearty meal.

Alligators. They’re exciting! They’re mysterious! They’re dangerous! They’re an Everglades must-see!

There’s no better way to get up-close and personal with alligators than to watch one of our professional alligator handlers put on a live alligator show right in front of you. Our handlers will:

  • Show you the power and beauty of these magnificent creatures
  • Share their expert knowledge of alligators with you
  • Entertain you with their years of skill
  • Let you hold and hug your own alligator!

WOOTEN’S  ATTRACTIONS

  • Grassland Airboat Tour#link_1620407
  • Private Airboat Tour
  • Swamp Buggy Tour
  • Live Alligator Show
  • Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park
  • Ultimate Combo Package

Wooten’s Live Alligator Show Details

It takes about 15-30 minutes to watch the alligator show and hug an alligator. All ages are welcome. Our Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park is handicap accessible. The sanctuary and park are open 365 days a year between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Live alligator shows start every hour between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Our live alligator shows are a free bonus included with admission to our Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park.

Everglades Frontier

Click any of the Stories below
 And Travel to Florida's Magnificent Everglades.

Florida's Magnificent Everglades - A small group of visitors clusters at the edge of a pond behind the Shark Valley Visitor Center in Everglades National Park. Two minutes of visiting the Everglades and the first gator had already been spotted. Try spotting a bear that fast in Yellowstone.

"CRACKER" The term stems from the early days when Florida cowboy cow cavalrymen, in lieu of the rope used by Texas cowboys, welded a bullwhip, 10 - 12 feet long made of braided leather, and when snapped over a cow's head, made a sharp"crack".
Thus was born the term "cracker"

Romancing the Swamp Local eco-tour provider wades into the Florida wild. Scared of the swamp? Intrigued by the swamp? Then explore the swamp. It will forever change you.

"Square Grouper" - Historic Everglades City 

The Hidden History of Everglades City as Florida's last frontier

Everglades City Florida Was The Square Grouper Capital at one time in the recent past.

In the 1970's and 1980's, Everglades City and Chokoloskee became notorious for their trade in "square grouper", a euphemism for bales of marijuana.

Everglades Stories - We’re trying to find ways to restore wetlands and to do it in a way that will really benefit the water quality when it finally does leave the land and also to store the water there and not sort of pipeline it straight into Lake Okeechobee and pipeline it into the everglades.

The Square Grouper - Through the Everglades to a shore about 20 miles to the west of Flamingo, called Cape Sable.and was said to have a pink beach literally made from shells, and also was habitat to the rare and elusive Cape Sable Sparrow, which we all wanted to see.

The Calusa Shell IndiansThe Calusa (kah LOOS ah) lived on the sandy shores of the southwest coast of Florida. These Indians controlled most of south Florida.

The population of this tribe may have reached as many as 50,000 people.

The Calusa men were tall and well built with long hair. Calusa means "fierce people," and they were described as a fierce, war-like people.

The Seminole Tribe of Florida The Seminole people are the descendents of the Creek people. The diversity of the Tribe is reflected in the fact that its members spoke seven languages- Muscogee, Hitchiti, Koasati, Alabama, 



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