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Madras Crocodile Bank
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$100.00*
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Private Day Tour of Mahabalipuram from Chennai
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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.
Pune
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
“Must see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

One of the best example of simple yet economical solution for preserving nature. Excellent, excellent educational visit for kids and adults. Did not appreciate how many croc types are there until looked thought it. Nice job and thank you for building this place. My hats off.

Visited December 2012
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Chennai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“One of the best tourist spot to lavish your time”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2012

This is one place where you could see huge, varieties of crocodiles. They rightly call this as crocodile bank.
Scenic view, full of trees covered.
Can sit and spend your time leisurely when you visit with your friends.

Visited November 2012
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Suratgarh, India
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“A thrilling visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

I visited this place in my last trip to Chennai. It was not of much attraction for me but due to my friends insistence i went along with them. I do not like Crocodiles. Here one will find the Crocodiles basking in sun. The people are teasing them with lot of efforts but of no avail. I do not say much of this place as I was not interested at all.

Visited March 2012
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chennai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“Crocodile without tears”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2012

It is yet one of those places I take children. The way they care for the crocodiles is simply amazing The variety of crocodiles are many from almost all parts of the world. There is a seperete place where they extract venom from Cobras - it is a sight to see and educative too

Visited May 2012
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grieges
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“Crcodiles don t mouve”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

Very interesting place even though crocodiles do not move much .sometimes you think they are false with their mouths open and not moving a inch however now and again they with take a move
Many speies a must for the children if you are on the way to Pondicherry

Visited May 2012
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