The sixth annual celebration of Gator Week® returns to Wild Florida®

Years ago, Wild Florida noted how alligators are often referred to as monstrous swamp killers, and the fear of these animals has fueled many myths and nightmares about their behavior. Gator Week at Wild Florida is dedicated to educating guests about alligators, debunking common myths and developing a more positive reputation for these reptiles.

Sam HaughtCo-Owner of Wild Florida, announced, “Gator Week is back in full force this year. We’re excited to offer family-friendly activities with a few new twists. Our goal is to shed a different light on these incredible animals and hope our guests go home with greater appreciation.”

Wild Floridas Reptile handling team referred to as the “Croc Squad”.®‘, has been dreaming up educational myth-busting ideas and activities throughout the year to prepare for this week. Gator Jump-A-Thons, eating contests and of course who has the best Crocs (shoes) are among the planned activities. Be Follow Wild Florida on social media for updates, fun polls, educational tidbits, and myth-busting stories.

While the focus of Gator Week is to educate guests about it Floridas beloved reptile, the team is focused on raising funds for a good cause, the Wild Florida Scholarship Fund. Entry to Gator Park is free to anyone who makes a cash donation to the scholarship fund May 23-28. Learn more about Wild Florida’s other adventures at

Wild Florida Airboats, Drive-Thru Safari & Gator Park opened on Lake Cypress Kenansville in 2010 focuses on educating individuals about Central Florida natural resources. The Wild Florida team is dedicated to protecting, preserving and enhancing Floridas diverse ecosystem to ensure future generations can enjoy the wonders of wild, native nature Florida.

Contact: Sam HaughtCo-owner at Wild Florida
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