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Madras Crocodile Bank

#7 of 364 things to do in Chennai Features Animals
East Coast Road | Vadanemmelli Village, 10km after Muttukadu Boat House, Chennai 603104, India
+91 44 2747 2447
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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 Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology also allows adults to volunteer and gain hands-on experience in the field.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
East Coast Road | Vadanemmelli Village, 10km after Muttukadu Boat House, Chennai 603104, India
+91 44 2747 2447
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a good place for family and children for enjoyment in holidays it will take 2 hours for all this place

Thank Ambati K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One can even pet the baby snakes and they have lic snake catchers that educate visitors about them...its fun to watch the crocodiles lazyin....if you are lucky, you can see a feeding session too.

Thank InkedbyT
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good place for kids to enjoy. It will take around 2 hours to visit the entire area. It is one of the largest crocodile bank in Asia. Also it has snake park inside where you can see the live demonstration of taking the position out...More

Thank Ananth P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice place to spend 1-2 he and know about various types of chrcodile present in the world. Bang on ECR close to mutukuddu back water and MGM beach resort.

Thank Dharma_Pradhan
Reviewed 4 days ago

I make it a point to recommend or take all Chennai visitors to Croc bank. It is amazing with the amount of crocodiles and entry fee is just Rs. 20 (I guess). You get to see turtles and tortoises too. They have some HUGE crocodiles...More

Thank Theophilusdaniel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All of us can see the available variety of crocodiles..Gud place for children's to visit to know ABT this species but there will be bad odour in this place which may not liked by SME people's

Thank Abdul wahaab D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was very cheap to get in and was amazing to see so many crocodiles in one place. We went in the day which is more tame than the evening but we knew this, and that wasn't the issue. The enclosures for these magnificent creatures...More

Thank Jamietoribckpakrs30
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting place to visit, there seems to be a lot of conservation work going on, as well as conventional farming for skins. Well kept facility, pleasant staff

Thank Jens L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The crocodile bank is one of the largest replete zoo in the world. We visited the park on a weekend and were amazed to see hundreds of crocodile. Apart from crocodiles we saw turtles and snakes. There was a live show on how to extract...More

Thank saaks
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of its own kind. Didn't ever imagined such place do exist. Place is really beautiful and for first time i dint find crocodile fearful. They are also living being like our animals. You must visit if ever you get a chance here.

Thank Santosh J
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I am planning to visit the croc. Park on this Sunday, 16th April I want to witness feeding session . let me know the timing And guide me how to come by public transport from T Nagar Chennai as I am from Mumbai
11 April 2017|
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Response from RajanSaravanan | Reviewed this property |
Bus Routes fro T.Nagar to Madras Croc Park S599 T.Nagar Mamallapuram 32 mins 19H T.Nagar Kanathur 35 mins SP49 C.M.B.T. Kovalam 100 mins Z599 T.Nagar Mamallapuram 190 mins
is outside food allowed inside
8 April 2017|
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Response from Mosh2102 | Reviewed this property |
No but there is a stand that sells some stuff, it's not too costly!
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if we stay in chennai city center how much time it will take to reach there and back plus the park visit time. Thanks
11 September 2016|
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Response from Krishdipri | Reviewed this property |
If you start out at around 7 a.m. from South Chennai it will take you 45 mins to get to the Crocodile Bank. Spend an Hour there. And another hour to get back. So three hours. If you are going up to the Crocodile Bank you may... More