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La Planete des Crocodiles

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Address: Route du fond d'Orveau, 86320 Civaux, France
Phone Number: +33 5 49 91 80 00
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Good morning out

Took the family as wasn't a nice day, we got there at feeding time what a sight! The kids loved it, lots to see not a big site not expen

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Wellington, United Kingdom
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Little over priced for what there is, but well worth a visit. No English commentary but kids can fed the crocodiles. Lovely environment although for our visit some of the displays, including one of the larger displays was empty. That said great attraction even when wet.

Thank mark f
Wellington, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Took the family as wasn't a nice day, we got there at feeding time what a sight! The kids loved it, lots to see not a big site not expen

Thank jtn01844
Scalloway, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

After the tour round, the children found it hard to choose what souvenirs to buy as mementos. They also bought small gifts for friends.

Thank Maureen C
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Perched in the shadow of an enormous cooling tower is a biodome which is full of crocodiles. There are species from all over the world and the settings in which they are kept are well maintained. The crocodiles don't do a lot except at feeding time. More interesting was the array of plants and trees surrounding the crocodile enclosures. These... More 

Thank Andrew P
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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The crocodile farm is very well done as a self guided visit - if you speak/read French! There are plenty of questions at child height for them to learn about the crocodiles, but only in French. We were there during feeding time, but it's not as spectacular as you would imagine as they really don't eat a lot or often,... More 

Thank F H
Jersey, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Have two boys, 8 and 5. They asked to come back here this year after seeing the crocodiles last year. Friendly staff (one who is English but lives in France). A couple of hours well spent. As we speak some French, at least we were able to translate some of the 'facts' available - 8 yr old remembered various things... More 

Thank JDDSki
Bellac, France
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Really enjoyed experience, realistic settings, interesting buildings. Could do with English guide book for information boards as kids started getting bored, as we couldn't answer all their questions.

Thank 314JoJ
Poitiers, France
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I enjoyed it sort of....never really liking animals in cages it is hard to get past that but nonetheless a worthwhile experience - especially if you purchase tickets online and save a few quid!

Thank EmmaCrews
London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Adjacent to a massive power station and leisure centre, La Planete des Crocodiles has an external appearance of a mini Millenium Dome in London. Being fully enclosed, it's a great place to spend some time if the weather is cold or wet. Visitors are guided through different zones where crocodiles and alligators from different regions are kept - and we... More 

Thank evo101
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This is a good attractions with lots of different alligators and crocodiles displayed well. It is not big but the walks gave the impression it was bigger and varied. Food and service not the best available but there if you need it.

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