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Madras Crocodile Bank

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Address: East Coast Road | Vadanemmelli Village, 10km after Muttukadu Boat House, Chennai (Madras) 603104, India
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+91 44 2747 2447
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11:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Originally started with a more serious conservation point of view,...

Originally started with a more serious conservation point of view, Crocodile Bank is now the weekend spot for a fascinating day of herpetology. For the kids, it’s a special treat to see large crocs spend the day languorously by the water. The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology also allows adults to volunteer and gain hands-on experience in the field.

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All species of crocodiles,alligators etc

You can watch so many different type of crocdiles,alligators,gharials etc.Try to avoid going there during mid day since you have to walk a bit and can be tiresome.cheap tickets... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mohmanj
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Lohaghat, India
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a place one must visit to know all there is to know about crocodiles. The place is well maintained and the crocodiles are well cared for.

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Thank Narasimhananda
Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is located in between Chennai and Mahabalipuram. Different types of crocodiles are placed at one place. Especially we can see Venom Extraction from snakes.

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Thank BharatKumarKondru
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can watch so many different type of crocdiles,alligators,gharials etc.Try to avoid going there during mid day since you have to walk a bit and can be tiresome.cheap tickets make the deal sweet

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awesome place for animal lovers. The park is widespread and provides a good day of outing for families and with friends. But you can only enjoy this place if your are genuinely interested in wildlife. Different varieties of crocodiles, turtles , and a few other reptiles. Place is well maintained and relaxing.

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Thank Mahiharry
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From Chennai follow main road to Mamallapuram about half way it is on the right hand side. Shady winding paths lead to various enclosures pleasantly large with pools . Spot the Crocodile lurking beneath the water or just watch quietly in amazement at the bulk of heaving beasts basking in the sun . Well worth visiting as the information about... More 

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Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to spend an evening. Lots of crocs. Jaws 3 Is the best attraction. If you're lucky to reach at feeding time , it's a sight to see.

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Thank Shyam K
COIMBATORE
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a good place to see; specially for kids. However adults can also enjoy by seeing different type of crocodiles.

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Thank UMASHANKAR73
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent conservatiion cum viewing place for crocodiles. Atleast 10-15 varities of crocodiles on display with turtles and reptiles. well maintained and visually asthetic.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Concept is good, but this park is not maintained the way it should be. Very dirty around. And the place has no management at all. Totally waste of time.

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Thank 758muditj
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to spend time with kids. Instead of spending money on malls and other areas, it is worth to spend some time with family on research park like this. A small drive on ECR visiting crocodile park and mutukadu boating would make your day.kids would love it. If you are planning for a day trip , you can plan... More 

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