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Crocodile Bank

10km after Muttukadu Boat House, East Coast Road | Vadanemmelli Village, Chennai (Madras) 603104, India
+91 44 27472447
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Originally started with a more serious conservation point of view, Crocodile Bank is now the weekend spot for a fascinating day of herpetology. For... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Excellent initiative by Govt. Maintaining large number if Crocodile with different kind at one location. Bank located at road on Mahablipuram and i you are visiting Mahablipuram you can stop in mid and must visit this place. Ticket cost is reasonable. Definitely lids enjoy this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Small park but wide range of crocs. Entry fee is only 35 Rps so it worth enough. Toilet are well cleaned. Small stall is available for drinks. No restaurant is inside. 30km away from Chennai so it would take 1 hr by car. May be not worth to go that far just for this. If you go to airport, or... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

A good place to visit and know about a variety of crocodiles. The ticket cost for the above one is Rs. 25. They also have snake venom removal as well. You need to pay separate ticket for that. For Adults it is Rs.10/- and kids it is Rs. 5/-Recommended for family and children's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Located on the ECR, this place is amazing to view the crocs at close range....the giant salt water crocodile is the main attraction.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Guys if u like nature better visit, while at the counter ask for a feed token, show the token to the caretakers inside and the will feed the crocs in front of you... Totally worth the trip..

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

thats right!! many, and much more!! crocs to see.. you loose count once you start counting.. Placed away from human presence in the bustling sound of the busy ECR is the crocodile bank.. and then theres the cobras housed within the park for a seperate fee... it was good altogether.. but lacks space in a way that you cannot sit... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If we want to see different different variety of crocodiles this is the place , very easily accessible from all parts of Chennai , situated in the famous ECR Road and just 10km from Muttukad Boating , we can spend one beautiful evening with family and children will learn and enjoy a lot. Must visit for all age groups... Loving... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This crocodile bank is located on ECR while on the way to mahabalipuram . Must visit place for kids to know variety of crocodile in a well maintained park. Try to touch some live reptile with the help of the staff there !!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This place is on a ECR close to Muttukadu boat house, you can expect to see lot & lot of crocodiles. When i visited it was not maintained properly and snake house was empty there

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Night safari is available on pre-booking from 7pm-8pm on Sat and Sunday. Details available on website

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