Zulu Croc Reptile Park
Zulu Croc Reptile Park
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Zulu Croc offers a hour and a half, hands-on crocodile and snake experience, bringing these fascinating creatures up close and personal and allowing you to actually feel and touch some of the world’s most feared reptiles. This awesome interactive encounter will no doubt leave you with many unforgettable images and memories. Visit our “Snake O Zeum” where our guides give daily demonstrations and informative talks on snakes in general. Their infectious enthusiasm is clearly evident and their willingness to share and impart knowledge adds to their popularity. Our guides' professional snake-handling skills are put to the test as they boldly interact with and discuss highly venomous species such as puff adders, cobras and boomslangs, much to the amazement and awe of the visitors. Check out in close detail the snake with the longest fangs in the world, the Gaboon Adder, and see the impressive and defensive hoods of several of the deadly cobra species. Learn about their movements, their venom types and their danger to us, as well as get acquainted with a few of the large colorful and impressive constrictor species. This interaction is further enhanced by the utilization of informative audio and visual technology turning a simple demonstration into a rich, rewarding wildlife experience. Set in safe and tranquil surroundings, the park meanders through cycad lined pathways, leading to a variety of secure, spacious and well maintained crocodile enclosures where the guides are always on hand to answer any questions and offer assistance if needed. Here the Nile crocodile is king and specimens of varying sizes, from hatchlings to behemoths of close to a ton, can be seen. A restaurant with succulent meals, bar, curio shop and clean restroom facilities are also available. At the end of an exciting and exhilarating tour of the park, why not relax at Zulu Croc’s very own “Croc-Tale” Restaurant, where you can sit back and reflect on the day’s activities. Our guides' passion for reptiles goes far beyond the mere capturing of snakes and crocodiles. They are people persons, nature lovers and conservationists, always willing to assist with problem reptiles posing an immediate danger to surrounding workers or inhabitants. They are always quick to react to the many calls they receive on a daily basis. Our guides also work hand in hand with local nature conservation authorities especially when it comes to the removal of rogue or man-eating crocodiles. For an unforgettable experience set in a safe and serene environment, visit Zulu Croc where our team eagerly awaits your arrival.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Adri E
Cathkin Park, South Africa15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Very informative tour, they have a variety of animals that are well looked after. The kids enjoyed holding a snake and looking at the different reptiles and spiders. They also have a petting zoo which is nice if you have a little one. Our guide was friendly and patient with the kids. The facility is well kept and clean.
Written 14 July 2023
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Road664783
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
We had a great experience.
The staff were friendly and informative. The park was clean and well kept.
Enjoyed by the whole family.
Written 19 June 2023
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Julie L
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1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Terrible place. It is a shame to keep animals in such small cages. It's not at all what you see on the site but the animals are on top of each other, with no room to move. A shame to do that!!!!!!!
Written 6 April 2023
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Elisa G
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1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
The experience was a disaster. We expected to see animals in freedom and happy, but in the end they were locked up, the crocodiles were on top of each other, the snakes had a mini space for themselves and had difficulty to unfold. It's a shame to see such a place. Do not go there!
Written 6 April 2023
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leopaugam
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
A shame! The website shows it very badly when you inquire, but it is a zoo that stores animals in small boxes where the snakes do not even have the space to unwind. The crocodiles seem to be tranquilized. They are obliged to lie down on each other. There are 50 baby crocodiles that look totally inactive on each other. It is a shame in 2023 to expose animals in these conditions in a country that loves and protects animals so much!
Written 6 April 2023
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Jenni Theron
Durban, South Africa22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
Very nice - did not get offered the tour but walked around ourselves. The food and drinks at Rafikis was good
Written 10 January 2022
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Alicha
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Friends
We had an amazing time at Zulucroc over the Easter weekend.
The guides are very informative and I really enjoyed Zulucroc & Hluhluwe.

Will definitely visit the park again.
Written 8 July 2021
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colotravet
Denver, CO66 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Great place to see a LOT of crocodiles up close and if all ages. Need an hour in there max. Some enclosures seem too small
Written 24 August 2019
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Kesjev123
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1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
Quite disappointed to drive all the way to the croc farm to be told they only except cash as their card machine are down, we asked to pay eft and were told no only cash and that we must drive all the way back to town to draw money

Then when we asked for a managers number to find out if they cant let us pay via eft
We were told that he does not take calls

Im sorry but as your job as a manager you should always take calls and attend to customers hense the title Manager

Not sure how you can run an establishment like that when you turn people away.

Saddest part is what happens to the poor reptiles if this establishment had to close doors for lack of income.

Hello we are in the 21st century eft and zapper are available, lot safer than dealing with cash.
Written 7 April 2019
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Punkaj T
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
Well worth a visit that introduces African reptiles - snakes and crocs.

Lawrence is clearly a person who loves his subject and could well lecture to students.

He is very knowledgeable and shows his passion when he talks. Well worth a turn.
Written 18 December 2018
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