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La Planete des Crocodiles

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Address: Route du fond d'Orveau, 86320 Civaux, France
Phone Number: +33 5 49 91 80 00
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Worth a look especially on a rainy day

A giant glass dome over shadowed by the cooling towers of the nuclear power station, the crocodile planet is well worth a look. It's not huge, but even so we stayed for a couple... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A giant glass dome over shadowed by the cooling towers of the nuclear power station, the crocodile planet is well worth a look. It's not huge, but even so we stayed for a couple of hours. It cost €32 to get in (2 adults, 1 paying child plus 3 under 5yrs) which we didn't think was outrageous. There are chameleons,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We went as it's been pouring in France all week. Unfortunately we missed the feeding which we think would be really good. The torts are great. Feeding is in the afternoon I believe at 3pm. It's only really a couple of hours to get round.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

It has been pouring with rain in France the past couple of days so we went for something to do inside. We had no idea what to expect, but weren't disapointed. Most signs are in English as well as French, but the talk was all French (still good to watch). Plenty of parking. Obviously it's warm inside so dress accordingly.... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Little over priced for what there is, but well worth a visit. No English commentary but kids can fed the crocodiles. Lovely environment although for our visit some of the displays, including one of the larger displays was empty. That said great attraction even when wet.

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Took the family as wasn't a nice day, we got there at feeding time what a sight! The kids loved it, lots to see not a big site not expen

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Scalloway, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

After the tour round, the children found it hard to choose what souvenirs to buy as mementos. They also bought small gifts for friends.

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Thank Maureen C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

The crocodile farm is very well done as a self guided visit - if you speak/read French! There are plenty of questions at child height for them to learn about the crocodiles, but only in French. We were there during feeding time, but it's not as spectacular as you would imagine as they really don't eat a lot or often,... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

Have two boys, 8 and 5. They asked to come back here this year after seeing the crocodiles last year. Friendly staff (one who is English but lives in France). A couple of hours well spent. As we speak some French, at least we were able to translate some of the 'facts' available - 8 yr old remembered various things... More 

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Bellac, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

Really enjoyed experience, realistic settings, interesting buildings. Could do with English guide book for information boards as kids started getting bored, as we couldn't answer all their questions.

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Poitiers, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

I enjoyed it sort of....never really liking animals in cages it is hard to get past that but nonetheless a worthwhile experience - especially if you purchase tickets online and save a few quid!

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