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MadrasCrocodileBank

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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...more
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Post Bag 4, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are different species of crocodiles present. Apart from that, few turtles, snakes and lizard (including Komodo Dragon) species are excited.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank AjayR894
MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are the only zoo in India to have Komodo dragon and we are glad you got to see "Smaug" our Komodo​.

Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the main place to visit in Chennai. Off from the city and has a silent beach nearby. Crocodile is the only attraction there and they have different species and in large numbers. Perfect for family and great place for children to experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank asgar123
MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a great​ visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's get this out of the way: This place is incredible. Nowhere in the world does such a large collection of croc gangs exist. Hundreds, literally hundreds, of muggers in the biggest gangs I've ever seen in captivity. Salties, gharials, spectacled cobra venom extractions, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted that you had a great​ visit and experience!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Night Safari! Highly recommended. 👍👍👍 It was an enthralling and thrilling experience on the night Safari. The day one is the same old same old traditional one... But the going in the night have a new experience. It is a guided tour in the night...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thank you for a wonderful review of the night safari. We are delighted that you had a great experience! Concerning the noise from Sheraton, We are currently in dialogue with them and hope to resolve the issue soon. Regarding the price, the Croc Bank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were advised to visit this place by our hotel owner. It is located approx. 15 kms from city centre and holds several species of crocodiles which are kept in open pools. Given the number of species here, you can easily spend an hour here...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AmitJ295
MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted that you had a great​ visit and thanks to the hotel owner for a good advise :)! We are an NGO, a centre that promotes the conservation of reptiles and their habitats through research and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place for learning about crocodiles. We had gone to vandalur zoo but unfortunately it was closed (tuesday) so inadvertently went to this place. Kids enjoyed learning about crocs, various types of crocs, habitat, conservation requirement, etc. Place was not crowded and very pleasant with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

​Hi, Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted that you had a great​ visit, even though it wasn't on your itinerary! We are an NGO, a centre that promotes the conservation of reptiles and their habitats through research and education; changing perceptions of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the biggest crocodile banks of india. Its a reptile zoo also. Must visit place with kids and animal lovers also

Date of experience: December 2018
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MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted that you had a great​ visit! We are an NGO, a centre that promotes the conservation of reptiles and their habitats through research and education.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of different species of crocodiles and animals. A great way to spend a few hours with kids. The enclosures all have good viewing spaces and lots of good spots to take family photos. They have very good detailed signs which explain the different animals,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted that you and the kids had a great visit! We are an NGO, a centre that promotes the conservation of reptiles and their habitats through research and education. ​If you are interested please visit our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gr8 place to visit. Along with crocodiles you get to see other reptiles as well. A live demo of live snake venom extraction is a must watch.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank shashi2210
MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted that you had a great​ visit! We are an NGO, a centre that promotes the conservation of reptiles and their habitats through research and education. Please revisit us!

Reviewed January 11, 2019

when u visit chennai make this place a must see whether with or without kids.this place is a heaven for animal (reptile) lovers.very well managed and here you can find crocodiles,alligators from all over the world.there are also a few lizards,tortoises and oter reptiles here.the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank dharmishm
MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at MadrasCrocodileBank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

​Hi, Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted that you had a great visit! Actually, we do have a wheelchair that is accessible on the beach sand. Thank you for your feedback. ​Please revisit us!

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Shilpa_Guru
October 10, 2018|
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Response from MadrasCrocodileBank | Property representative |
Hi Shilpa, From Sholinganallur it takes around 1 hour to reach. Thanks.
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Multicity_Foodaholic
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Manu_klm | Reviewed this property |
Visting MCBT (INCLUDING SNAKE PARK WITHIN THE CAMPUS) takes only max 2Hrs. and feeding activities takes place around at 2PM. Annasalai to Crock park travel will be around 2 hours(one side), depends upon traffic, it may... More
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viduluvsu
May 11, 2018|
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Response from MadrasCrocodileBank | Property representative |
Hi, Jaws is fed every Sunday at 4.30 pm. Hope to see you soon. Regards, Croc Bank
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