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“crocodile conservation” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Crocodile Bank

Crocodile Bank
10km after Muttukadu Boat House, East Coast Road | Vadanemmelli Village, Chennai (Madras) 603104, India
+91 44 27472447
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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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 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.
Chennai (Madras), India
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“crocodile conservation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

crocodile park was originally a conservation park that has now turned in to a weekend entertainment, thanks to its strategic location between Tiruvidandai and kovalam in the famous East Coast Road (ECR).

Visited November 2012
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“Thousands to watch.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Very nice to visit esp with kids as one may not have seen so many together..The space is a bit cramped for the crocodiles. There are species written nicely outside each enclosure and I think its a good thing to visit this place.

Visited October 2012
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“Not what it is cut out to be”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

If you want to see a lot of crocodiles in one (cramped) location then this is for you. There is one "pit" with over 300 crocodiles (near the entrance) and this was a bit disturbing as the animals had so little space to move. No, they are not constantly moving, but it was a bit disturbing. It's also not the cleanest, so be prepared.

Visited July 2013
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“Thrilled”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

So many crocodiles lying... some times you will feel fear...I have no idea how do they maintain all oo these.. some may escape out of the park.

Visited July 2013
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“Overall a good place to visit once”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Location is good as its on the East Coast Road which is the fun destination of Chennai. Crocodile bank is a good place to see if you are just passing by. Good Maintenance is required as the crocodile ponds are very dirty and smells.

Visited June 2013
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