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Madras Crocodile Bank

#7 of 369 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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East Coast Road | Vadanemmelli Village, 10km after Muttukadu Boat House, Chennai 603104, India
+91 44 2747 2447
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of crocodiles, nice wild life. it interesting place to visit with kids they will surely love and enjoy it.

Thank Aemifeds
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself visit first time very surprised to see variety of crocodile available in huge numbers, Lot of snakes variants also available, For family trip to Mahabalipuram without fail visit crocodile park

Thank gnana s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most memorable places that I have visited. It's a must visit place that has can awe every type of visitor. It's a must watch for kids. They will love the place. I have never seen so many crocodiles in one place. It's...More

Thank Kalavaiv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was way above my expectations it was well kept and well stocked. Lots of staff and lots of crocs. Really impressed and informed.

1  Thank Polly-Jeffcoat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to see madras bank of crocodile ....there i found different things which i never seen before.i will try to go again if i will get time.

Thank Aanand156
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pls this place is only for hard core crocs lovers others just ignore and pass by. If you do like these animals then this is visiting the world headquarters of crocodiles. Pls do check out the other must visit places down the road like Mahabalipuram...More

Thank nytikjoshi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow worth visiting the crocodile park especially for the kids. they get to see the live crocodiles. you will love it

Thank DelhiSukla
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well maintained Crocodile bank kept in captivity amidst near natural surroundings. This bank houses many species of crocodile and alligators and other rare species of crocodile . As you see these number of crocodiles in one place your jaw drops as that of the...More

Thank indian1947
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the well maintained wildlife conservation centres that I have visited so far. We get insights of reptiles from professionals. Kids enjoyed the snake show where we can see the live demo of venom extraction. We also enjoyed the night safari where we were...More

Thank savitha s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good park and can spend around 3 hrs here , must visit place for kids. Would suggest to visit the park in feeding time which requires reservation. More details on this can be found in internet with simple Google search. Maintenance is acceptable and govt...More

Thank Vignesh R
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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
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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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