If you are searching for a unique and fun filled destination for all ages along the shores of the Emerald Coast, look no further! Fudpucker’s of Destin welcomes an exciting mix of live alligators, a magical arcade, goofy souvenirs, tasty food and all genres of music through the decades!
Fudpucker’s “Gator Beach” coins itself as the World’s Greatest Alligator Park and offers free admission for visitors. Even the shows offered have no admission charge and encourage guests to explore fun facts about these native Florida creatures.
If you are feeling particularly adventurous check out the booth to purchase some gator food to feed these hungry reptiles. You can also hold a baby gator for an awesome photo opportunity!
Also included in your visit is one of the few albino alligators alive in the world. Seeing Pearl is a popular choice to visitors. Nearby Pearl be sure to check out the baby alligator tank as well as the mini museum which features fun facts and exhibits on the species.
On staff at Fudpucker’s are highly trained gator experts who are available to answer any questions you may have about alligators.
While you are out exploring the many alligators and artifacts on exhibit, feel free to participate in the Fudpucker’s Photo Scavenger Hunt Challenge. Find a brochure at the destination and it will give a list of all the items to search for during your visit. Be sure to snap a selfie photo with each item on the list and then post it to social media using the #fudpuckers.
Once you have finished the challenge show a team member at the front desk your accomplishment and you will get a chance to spin the wheel landing you some awesome prizes. These winnings can include souvenirs, menu items, Fudpucker’s signature spices and sauces and even gift cards.
If you want to grab some food the restaurant at Fudpucker’s has a huge menu selection. Creatively displayed on a newspaper style menu there are so many cuisines to choose from. With a large selection of specialty drinks from the tiki bar, some delightful seafood or an old-fashioned American burger and fries there are options for everyone.
I would highly recommend trying the Crunch and Munch combo that offers a mouth watering array of fried dill pickles, cheese curds, boneless wings, potato teasers and even some homemade hush puppies!
If you buy a souvenir drink cup during your stay enjoy free refills each time you visit.
And who doesn’t love the Grinch? This all Grinch Christmas tree (shown below) was so cute and filled with adorable ornaments from the popular Dr. Seuss book and movies.
Check out the Trading Post at Fudpucker’s to find numerous one-of-a-kind holiday decorations along with famous t-shirts and even some beach gear.
So whether you are searching for an alligator adventure, some tasty food, live music or a few tries at the arcade stop by Fudpucker’s in Destin, Florida. It is located right on Emerald Coast Parkway across from Henderson Beach State Park.
For more information about visiting Fudpucker’s please visit https://fudpucker.com/. Also check out the map above to see this attractions location.
Thanks for reading and as always, keep on truckin’!