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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
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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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Pitstop from Mahabs to chennai

This is best place to stop by on your road trip to mahabs or pondi. Infinite crocodile species, and little cooler than outside to just relax for sometime before you hit road again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is best place to stop by on your road trip to mahabs or pondi. Infinite crocodile species, and little cooler than outside to just relax for sometime before you hit road again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a view. There are a billion crocodiles in a huge area. There are lakes with huge alligators. You may be lucky like me to see them if they come out of water. Be careful, not to put your hand in the cage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must visit place...loaded with crocodiles Best time to visit is during the reptiles feeding time.Crocodile named JAW is Awesome and Scary he is very huge.Various types of snakea re also present over here.Its nearby Kovallam Beach.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the Crocodile Bank with my family. You can see all species of Crocodiles. There will be a lot of attenders who can explain you on the crocodiles. Every Sunday Evening they feed one of the largest croc in the world. Kids will have fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The bank is on the ecr and attracts lots of people. Its a great place to observe the crocs at close hand..for kids who love animals ..it will be a fun trip..one can also see lots of birds tortosies..and other reptiles . There is also a snake venom extraction centre which shld also be good experience to watch the irulas... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It has been in existence for a long time and has seen very little changes. This facility has a huge potential but the NGO who manages this park needs to work on it to improve its appeal to a wider group of visitors. Information tablets need to be updated and possibly made interactive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

its one of the best reptile park in south india... you can find lot of species of crocodiles and reptiles.. i bet you you cant see this much repltiles in single place anywhere near south india. The place wis well organised with clean surroundings and excellent supporting staff. Must visit place for children to learn about nature and reptiles

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CrocBank, Public Relations Manager at Madras Crocodile Bank, responded to this review

Thank you so much Thirupathy. We are working on improving as well. Please keep supporting our work =) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here along with my college pals and thoroughly enjoyed going around the place. Lots of reptiles,, big, small, all sizes and shapes, literally a Bank of crocodiles.. snakes.. we enjoyed clicking pics inside.. its well maintained and hygienic.. although the enclosures may smell of meat or poo-poo of crocs.. kids will a galla time seeing these huge monsters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place with so many crocodiles. The surrounding is very clean and beautiful. U can see crocs from many different countries and there are snakes as well. A cool place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see Crocodiles from very near. Very interesting place to take kids to show them Crocodiles. Must visit if you are in Chennai.

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