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Riverbend Crocodile Farm

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Address: Old Main Road, Southbroom, Margate 4277, South Africa
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0393166204
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09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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Has crocodile farm, curio and craft shop, cafe, Art & Wine Gallery,...

Has crocodile farm, curio and craft shop, cafe, Art & Wine Gallery, Banana farm tours

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Crocs

Very cool to see the crocs. They look happy. If you can ever tell... Place is cared for well. Nice visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Hardly089
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool to see the crocs. They look happy. If you can ever tell... Place is cared for well. Nice visit.

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Thank Hardly089
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely afternoon out for the kids. They got to hold new born crocodiles, which definitely made their 2016! Very insightful presentation on hatch-lings, even the 4 year sat still.

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Thank Shaisma
crocodile100, Owner at Riverbend Crocodile Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your experience here, we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been on a number of crocodile farms and had some very interesting experiences. At Riverbend you are received through the entrance of a huge curios shop, but the real challenges and facts of crocodile farming are kept under a tourist sensitive blanket. I can understand this for their business purposes, but prefer to know the real operation of... More 

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Thank JKG416
crocodile100, Owner at Riverbend Crocodile Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am sorry you were not here for the crocodile feeding and hatching demonstration where I also in great detail present the various aspects of our business including the commercial side which is breeding the crocodiles for the two export items being the belly skins and meat. As the oldest commercial crocodile farm in South Africa... More 

Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very exciting experience. Not that much to do but parents need to ensure that they watch their kids very carefully because I did find it very low down. The snakes however were very exciting to see and educational.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great place to visit with family.Exciting crocodiles and birds.Had a croc burger at the on site restaurant and it was amazing.The crocodile show was worth every rand spent ,excellent information and presentation.

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Thank lincolns558
crocodile100, Owner at Riverbend Crocodile Farm, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. Hope to see you again in the future! Enjoy the rest of your holiday More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great for families and great food. Some really interesting facts and great for a day visit. Children loved being able to hold a small baby crocodile

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Thank Conrad T
Gaborone, Botswana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

big variety to view, spacious, good attraction for the kids, guided tour guide available, shady trees to rest under

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We were fortunate enough to visit when baby crocs were hatching. Great experience for all ages! Art gallery, wine cellar and restaurant on site.

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great attraction, bit scary visiting it with a toddler that loves to run around and climb on everything. Great restaurant and we will definitely visit this attraction again when the kids are a bit older.

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Maputo Province, Mozambique
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best tourist attractions on the South Coast, a nice outing that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Very stylish gift shop, nice restaurant which has a good varied menu. You can even try some crocodile if your adventurous enough. The crocodiles are well taken care of and the grounds are very neat and clean. The shows... More 

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