Madras Crocodile Bank TrustBack

The Crocodile Bank is a place to see in Kanchipuram district, it is the crocodile breeding and research centre that is run by the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, not far from Mamallapuram.  This sanctuary is one the largest reptile zoos in the world, home to several species of Indian crocodiles and alligators from India and around the world. These reptiles are bred in captivity and are kept in their natural habitat in open pools and visitor can view them from a safe distance.  It is amazing to watch the hundreds of crocodiles basking in the sun as if they are dead, it is a great place to visit with family. The Crocodile Bank will be closed on Mondays and in the other weekdays, it will be open for visitors from 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM for an entry fee of Rs 20.00.


Phone: +91-44 27472447


Opening Hours

08:30 AM – 05:30 PM

Closed on Monday

Entry Fee

Adults: 35 INR

Children under 10: 10 INR

Camcorder: 100 INR

Still Camera , mobile &cell phone cameras :  20 INR




  • Air
  • Road
  • Rail

How to Reach: Air

Chennai International airport 47 km.

How to Reach: Road

Adyar Depot Bus Stop 39 km.

How to Reach: Rail

Chennai Central Station 50 km.

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