Is It Fun to Watch Alligator Wrestling In Florida?

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If you’re a resident of the Sunshine State, chances are pretty good that you’ve seen or at least heard of alligator wrestling. Florida is well known for its lavish beaches and incredible theme parks, but it’s the pastime of wrestling massive reptiles that truly differentiates the state. If you haven’t had the opportunity to experience a show and you’re wondering what to expect, here’s some great information to get you started and a few compelling reasons why alligator wrestling needs to be on your “to-do list”.

Alligator Wrestling In Florida – a Favorite Pastime

Originally a hunting expedition for Native Americans, in recent years, alligator wrestling has become an attraction that both tourists and residents of Florida enjoy. Alligator capturing techniques require skilled expertise and in many cases, years of hands-on experience to perform safely. With over 1 million alligators in the state of Florida alone, there are many locations for adventure seekers to go and to see live gator presentations.

The Best Gator Shows Are Educational and Fun

Watching a man – or woman strong arm a 10-foot alligator to the ground is inspiring to say the least, but the best gator shows are also educational. With physical expertise and a little background knowledge too, families looking for an entertaining and educational adventure delight in watching a talented gator wrestler engage and amuse crowds. Kids enjoy hearing about the plight of Florida’s modern dinosaur, and parents appreciate exposing the kids to a different side of the Sunshine State – one that prioritizes conservation, preservation and all things wild.

Everglades Holiday Park – Home of the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue

Everglades Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale is the home of the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue, a safe haven and sanctuary for nuisance alligators rescued in an around South Florida. Alligator presentations at the park are performed live by the one and only Gator Boys from Animal Planet and take place in the world famous “Gator Pit”. Shows are complementary with the price of an airboat ticket and of course, family friendly fun for all ages. Looking to experience one of Florida’s best-kept secrets? Visit the home of the Gator Boys, www.evergladesholidaypark.com on your next visit to Florida for hour-long airboat tours through the Everglades, exciting wildlife encounters and the best alligator wrestling in the state!

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