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Address: 10km after Muttukadu Boat House, East Coast Road | Vadanemmelli Village, Chennai (Madras) 603104, India
Phone Number: +91 44 27472447
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: 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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A Must See Place by all and especially with Children. They enjoy every bit of the Place and feeding of crocodiles

Different varieties of crocodiles are available. you could see both the fresh water and salt water crocodiles and their different shapes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Catch a glimpse of all kinds of crocs from around the world in this one of its kind attraction 15 km away from Chennai on the way to Mahabalipuram. Well maintained and easy to navigate, kids will love this place. Don't miss the snake park (entry at separate cost) where they show venom extraction live.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Crocodiles, crocodiles and even more crocodiles. I had never seen so many cros together in one place. It's really a breathtaking sight.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Different varieties of crocodiles are available. you could see both the fresh water and salt water crocodiles and their different shapes.

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Luckily reached their at bet time 2:00pm Sunday, Enjoyed snake shows, holding of snakes. Feeding to crocs and especially Feeding show of Jaws (big salt water crocodile). Its quite different from other crocodile parks. Really enjoyed this visit with Family. Good parking space and accessible with Google Maps.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

It is located on Mahabalipuram Road and houses more than 1000 crocodiles of different age group. Crocodiles are everywhere once you enter. They were on left, right, front, back and in all the directions. The Management does not allow to offer any food to crocodiles. You can continue to chill since there are enough grills to protect tourists from them.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Good for an introspective knowledge for kids and elders. A minimal entry ticket will take you to the world of crocodile. Parents with small kids be careful!!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Exclusively for crocodile viewing. Aptly set on the Chennai ECR Road. Good place for entire family outing !

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The variety and information about each was amazing. Who ever knew there were so many! Worth a swing by, especially if your doing Mahabilipuram.

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Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Excellent picnic spot for tourists and localities alike. A huge collection of crocodiles and snakes. Takes more than three hours easily. Kids do enjoy tremendously. Recommended for sure.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Not just crocodiles, this place is also a haven for snakes and tortoises. You will be enthralled to see the diversity of these reptiles. The snakes are kept in cages with mesh covering, unlike others where they are kept in glass cages. So, you can probably find them more active and alive. They have a large number of species of... More 

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