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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 27472447
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11:00 am - 4:00 am
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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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Good to see India having a place dedicated specifically to Crocodiles!

Wonderful place to see Crocodiles! Loads of different kinds of these species are present here. Generally, you don't get to see crocodiles but here they are in large quantities... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Haldwani, India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Mr.Romulus & team doing great job in conservation of indian reptiles. Croc bank of chennai is display for that. Each school kids must visit this place and understand the importance of reptile conversation.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

You can find various species of Crocodiles here and enjoy their laziness here. Initially There were snakes also, and in a show they experts used to take there venom which is used in several medicines. Worth going to this place with kids.

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Kovilpatti, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Any one that loves crocodiles should go here. The place has all the endangered Indian species and more and they breed in captivity too.They also have a few snakes and turtles and this place is a natural sanctuary for birds.

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Haldwani, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place to see Crocodiles! Loads of different kinds of these species are present here. Generally, you don't get to see crocodiles but here they are in large quantities! It's a good attraction for children and tourists staying in Chennai or Pondi! Too Hot during the day! If possible one should visit post 4pm.

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Ludhiana, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

When people get bored of the regular visiting sites like beach or restaurants, this one is a pleasant visit! It is bit dirty but worth one visit! Its good to have some kids with you but make sure weather is good on that day!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Very Attractive & well Maintained Crocodile Bank.It is situated in ECR about 9 Km south of Muttukadu and 14km from Mamallapuram. You can find all varieties of crocodiles in very large numbers.You can have close look of them with close proximity of photography. Children will also enjoy the visit to this place

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is an interesting sight to see different types of crocodiles moving about. Though it may look dirty, I am surprised the trainers handle them with ease and confidence. I must say it is a nice place to take your grandchildren.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A rare thought to feed this God's creature by which SEA is existing. By visiting this Crocodile park one will get some peace of mind after giving some food to this God's creatures. God has created crocodile with some natural duties which we may not aware. But we must search for it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I was lucky to get some nice views however before I went I wasnt very sure of the place. Its a one time go if you are in Chennai

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Chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

never expected to see so many crocodiles in one place. lucky to see staff feeding and was there during lunch time. kilos and kilos of meat and crocodile running for it and eating was a awesome watch for everyone. say snakes and kurulas taking poison from them.

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