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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
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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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During my pondicherry trip i visited the madras crocodile bank trust.. it was a very different experience a good one though..it is one of the largest reptile zoo in the world and... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

During my pondicherry trip i visited the madras crocodile bank trust.. it was a very different experience a good one though..it is one of the largest reptile zoo in the world and houses crocodiles, magar, snakes n all. It runs programs to create awareness of the ecosystem and how each of these reptiles are closely connected to the ecology. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good for Children & Adults All types of Crocodiles you will find Best Maintenance made by the park management

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The crocs seem to bee in a good condition and well fed (they don't seem interested in escaping and eating you). The Garhwal tank allows you to see the crocs underwater which is a nice touch. If you time it right you can pay a small fee to hold a baby croc (they wriggle a bit!) and feed the adult... More 

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Its a good place to visit with your kids/friends. But again, its almost the same as i had visited a few years back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place and childrens can enjoy a lot. Snake park is good and they will explain nicely. overall we enjoyed a lot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is for reptile zoo and herpetology research station.Here we can see crocodiles,lizards,turtles.There are different breeds of crocodiles and others.If you wisit this place you will get some knowledge about reptiles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating to see them in the Dark. Eyes Glowing like NEON. Seeing the WILD really really CLOSE is WoW ! Must do activity in Chennai

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Earlier I visited the park 5/6 yrs back . No doubt, we could see plenty of crocodiles but the park deserves for expansion with more varieties of crocodile and other amphibians. Otherwise, interesting place of interest, especially for the children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has several reptiles kept in captivity. There are Crocodiles, Alligators, Snakes and Turtles. The place is dominated by the Crocodiles. The collection is awesome. So many crocodiles belonging to several different species can be seen here. It was a thrilling and wonderful experience to see these large sized animals swimming in the ponds or spending idle hours on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you'd ever like to see crocodiles of all kinds (and there are many kinds!), this is the only place where you can see them so close - lazing around in the sun, or floating somewhere in the ponds. So many of them! It is such a strange sight - there mouths open as if they are inanimate. This place... More 

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