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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
Phone Number: +91 44 2747 2447
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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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Nice place to visit with Kids and family

Nice place to visit. Different types of crocodiles, alligators and turtles a nd other reptiles are there. Takes about an hour to see all the reptiles. Very shady and cool place... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hi friends, thank you for reading my review Here you can see all type crocodiles at one place and only draw back I can feel it is the place is very smelly bocz of lots of crocodile

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place to visit. Different types of crocodiles, alligators and turtles a nd other reptiles are there. Takes about an hour to see all the reptiles. Very shady and cool place. Kids enjoyed it a lot. Plan your visit during the time they feed the reptiles so that you can see them coming out of the water. There is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good collection of crocodiles and snakes Entry 40 rs for adults Children 15 rs Snake venom show extra 10 rs Most crocs are just sleeping so it may not be attractive for some

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located outside chennai on ECR road. The place is full of reptiles and its nice to visit the place.it would take 1-1 and half hour to cover the place. Mostly the have common breed of reptile with few rare breeds as well.Entry fees is also very nominal. Consider this along with some other places in your plan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is amazing. You would find hundreds of crocodiles here and would get knowledge about their habitat etc. Children would like this place. This is on the way to Mahabalipuram and very near to chennai city. Definitely worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go there pretty often and is always something new that you learn,or see the gharials, the big jaws the muggers or the snakes and irulas. Is a favorite hotspot to go with teenagers or small kids.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Largest collection of reptiles in Asia.. small-big crocodiles in all.. sleeping, eating, swimming, gazing, yawning.. fun place with kids on Sunday afternoon. Carry lot of water and snacks. Click pics and have fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is just awesome to visit when you are with kids .. lots of varieties of crocodiles snakes and other cold blooded animals.. simply nice place.. good atmosphere ..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the largest crocodile park in the world. This is located on ECR. Kids will enjoy a lot visiting this park. You can see a large variety of crocodiles, snakes and turtles. There are shows performed at specific time, please check in their website before visiting the park. Also they display feed of crocodiles which is definitely a different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids in chennai can have a glimpse of different varities of crocodiles that exist if one pays a visit to this place. My son enjoyed when he was 3 years old and he is 8 years now and still jumps whenever I say we are going to crocodile bank.

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