Learn about the Legend of the White Gators in Gator Alley at Newport Aquarium. Be awestruck by two of the rarest animals in the world – Snowball and Snowflake – in their new home.
Gator Alley provides Snowball and Snowflake with a well-lit environment where they will have more room for their natural behaviors. The new space also allows you to get up close and see them underwater.
Snowball, the male alligator, is a whopping eight feet long and weighs 175 pounds. Snowflake, the female, is six feet long and weighs about 95 pounds.
There are many legends about the sacred nature of white gators among Native American and Eastern cultures. Cajuns tell how gazing into the eyes of a white alligator can bring good luck and prosperity.
Newport Aquarium just announced the addition of two dozen adorable baby alligators to the popular Gator Alley collection of exhibits. Guests will have the opportunity to see baby alligators swimming in the bayou and basking on its banks. The aquarium is celebrating their growing family with a Bayou Baby BOGO offer. Through November 3rd, buy one general admission ticket and get one of equal or lesser value for free.
The Newport Aquarium is open to the public 365 days a year. They are located only two minutes from downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee. Hours are generally 10am – 6pm, occasionally special events extend those hours.
One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071
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Buy your tickets online here.