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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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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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great experience for kids

thrilling for kids...watching the big reptiles lazily roasting in the sun, springing to action surprisingly quickly is exciting. The snake park and reptile centre has a good show... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

thrilling for kids...watching the big reptiles lazily roasting in the sun, springing to action surprisingly quickly is exciting. The snake park and reptile centre has a good show. Good exposure for kids.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was a different experience visiting these enormous crocodiles. A must visit for the kids as there numerous crocodile. Easily trackable since its on the way to Mahabalipuram

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The place has got the biggest and laziest crocs available in the country... the place hosts 100s of crocodiles and tortoise and snakes apart from the giants. Real fun place to be with family and for kids.... must visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Its an different experience. With such wide variety of crocodiles its a must watch in Chennai. The kids really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is in Guindy area and lot of things to see here in addition to crocodile park. Opposite is famous Guindy enggineering college,where if you old sdudent you too will enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A hell of a lot of cros, but you should visit to get a real good understanding of the crocs. educational. you may find it a bit tight, but a great job within the restrictions they are working With.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

If one is in Chennai with kids, the Croc Bank is a must visit. Its the closest one can get to being in Chennai version of Jurassic Park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It's one of the Main Attraction in the ECR.It is opened and run by A foreign National who devoted his life for Indian Animal welfare.Thousands of Crocodiles are bred here with Number of Varieties.Own Transportation is Recommended since it is situated in the Middle of Chennai and Mahabalipuram.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Jus gotto knw diff types of cocodiles n snakes which was a good time pass. They feed snakes n v were able to see it. Though it was adventurous it was exciting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Surely worth a visit if you have the time when in Chennai and for kids its a very interesting place. On the ECR road en route to Mahaballipuram the crock bank houses many specie. It is good to reach there during feeding times which may be of interest to the kids and adults alike.

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Address: Address: East Coast Road | Vadanemmelli Village, 10km after Muttukadu Boat House, Chennai (Madras) 603104, India
Phone Number: +91 44 27472447
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 am

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