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Katchikally Crocodile Pool

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Address: Bakau, Gambia
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Review from Scotland.

We enjoyed our visit the the katchically crocodile pool while in The Gambia. The staff were very knowledgable and friendly. The animals seemed well looked after. A lot of people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Lorna H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our visit the the katchically crocodile pool while in The Gambia. The staff were very knowledgable and friendly. The animals seemed well looked after. A lot of people speculate if the crocs are sedated which I can confidently say they aren't considering one of the crocs took a liking to my partners white trainers and gave him a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great experience, Learned quite a bit about the life of a crocodile. Very interesting. Will revisit.

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Thank Eddie J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

was amazing to get near to crocs. they feed them fish so they don't get the taste of meat. you can even touch them.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really nice place to visit, this is unlike British Zoo's. It is quite tricky to get there so get a taxi or go with an organized tour. On your way there you will pass some nice villages which is a plus. There is an entrance fee to the park! What is surprising is that the wide gates are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful museum and pond with crocs that you can see without any barriers! This is a must if you are in Bakau.

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Thank Rupert W
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to visit,crocodiles just walking around,allowed to touch them if your brave enough.beautiful place to walk around in hot sunny weather.

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Gunnislake, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must. Its a bit smelly but hey not the crocs fault.Its very touchy feely with the crocs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away at the end of a street is this watering holes that houses over 100 crocodiles. It's a must to get a local guide who assists you with telling of the ages and the ones that are not hostile. There also an abundance of birds in the area which we found a great pleasure. Will visit again next time... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crocodiles are laying on the footpaths chilling and if you are brave enough you can touch them! I tickled one under his armpit, such a soft skin! Lovely walk around and some bird live as well.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to get up close and personal to a crocodile - or a dozen - this is the place! Allegedly, they are so docile because they are being fed on fish rather than meat... although I have never seen my husband run so fast when a couple started to move in his direction...! A really interesting experience and... More 

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