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‘Sneak Peek Saturdays’ offers cheap look at crocodiles, more reptiles

Posted Apr 16, 2013 by Janine Dorsey

Updated Apr 19, 2013 at 12:12 PM

Newly renovated Croc Encounters Reptile Park and Wildlife Center is reopened to the public for a series of discount ‘Sneak Peek Saturdays.’

On Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the public is invited to take a self-guided look at areas of the park as they are being finished during their facility renovation.

If you can pardon their dust, you can save at the ticket window.

Currently open are the alligator and crocodile ponds, tortoise exhibits and some smaller reptile displays.

The sanctuary also features a hands-on live animal encounter and a live alligator handling show.

The Saturday previews cost only $3 with a printable coupon available at

Croc Encounters is at 8703 Bowles Road, Tampa.

For more information, call (813) 217-4400.

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