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Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf

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Address: 3815 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-5361
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An 18-hole Adventure style miniature golf course with a live educational...

An 18-hole Adventure style miniature golf course with a live educational alligator exhibit. Open 365 days a year. Explore 18-holes of mini golf while winding through a tropical setting with waterfalls, caves, and 25 real American Alligators! You can even purchase food to feed the alligators with an old style bamboo cane fishing pole

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Miniature golf course with live alligators!

This is a fun miniature golf course that's in good shape. There's a lot of foliage around it not to mention you can feed the alligators. Good place for the entire family.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fun miniature golf course that's in good shape. There's a lot of foliage around it not to mention you can feed the alligators. Good place for the entire family.

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Hugo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come to Smugglers cover every time we come to Sarasota. I love the course, the staff is always friendly and helpful and the gators are always a nice touch. They are so much fun to feed. There was a crazy bird on a rock there who was acting weird. He was so close to us but not afraid at... More 

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Florida
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great way to spend a couple of hours, it's exceptionally clean, well maintained, very helpful staff, all greens appear to be newly laid, and as a bonus you can feed the small alligators. Plenty of free parking, and if you ask the person in the shop about the dice roll, children get to roll a dice, completely... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Both my BFF & I are just a bit over 60. We saw this & went in. Haven't played mini golf in years. This is a fun layout and not an easy 'course'. One is given clues the best way to play the green at each hole. Each got a hole in one & got to roll the 'dice ball'... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The course isn't quite as challenging as some of the other local places, but it is much better maintained and the grounds are much nicer. Feeding the alligators are fun and they're good-sized gators, not just 3-foot babies.

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Thank FloridaBeachbabe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun at this fun beautiful exceptionally maintained Mini Golf course. We would defiantly recommend this place. It is a great way to spend quality time with the kids. My boys aged 17 and 11 really enjoyed it. Memories to be made at this place. And I loved it even more as my boys let me win... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

$30 for me and my fiancé to play a 18 hole mini golf was extortionate! However they do a second round for a few dollars each and the opportunity to win a free round! This specific course have alligators which you can feed (in a very small tank) all of the course was very simple and mainly aimed at younger... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We had a fun night golfing and feeding the alligators on the property. Clean, easy to get to and friendly staff. Easy to park.

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoy miniature golf when we travel. We have played At several Smugglers Cove courses and have found every one to be clean and well maintained. This one was no exception. We enjoyed it an it will be on our list of activities next trip to this area.

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Atascadero, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This golf course is fairly priced, and you can feed the gators if you want! It's very themed, and includes caves with waterfalls, and a real looking pirates ship. Very cool, and it's nice to play a few holes inside the caves because it gets hot outside.

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