Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin

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#2 of 32 in Wildlife in Darwin
Crocosaurus Cove, located in the heart of Darwin, allows visitors an up-close and personal view of Australia's iconic saltwater crocodiles and their hatchlings. The site houses the popular "Cage of Death", where you can come face to face with some of the largest crocodiles in captivity. Bring your swimsuit for the "Swim with the Crocs" experience in a protected swimming area allowing visitors to get extremely close to some very active juvenile crocs. You can also try to feed them, accompanied by an experienced staff member, or simply stand by for a rare photo opportunity. The site is also home to the world's largest display of Australian reptiles and a huge freshwater aquarium filled with barramundi fish. Put Crocosaurus Cove and other Darwin attractions into our Darwin trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Sick way to end our trip, we really enjoyed feeding the baby crocs and were fascinated with the staffs knowledge  more »
  • We had vouchers for VIP tour that made it affordable. Enjoyed the tour, the staff were friendly and very informative. Wasnt the high light of our Darwin Trip, had enough after 2hrs. We fed a croc, tha...  more »
  • Overall place is bit naff excellent staff , but overall this is a place we’re I would agree animals should not be kept.  more »
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  • Really good value for money, for the basic entry fee you are able to feed the crocs as well as hold one of the baby ones. If you want to see them feeding the big ones they also do two free shows a day. As well as the crocodiles there is a large reptile habitat that has a plethora of snakes and lizards. The staff there are all friendly and are more than willing to engage with you and spend a fair amount of time answering all your questions. Well worth a visit if you are in Darwin, $35 is a steal in comparison to many to other attractions around Australia.
  • Definitely worth a visit and you will easily spend 3+ hours here as they have interesting, interactive and informative presentations almost every hour. You get to see fresh water and huge saltwater crocodiles; with information posters. There is a huge reptile display which is very modern looking. The reptile presenter was hilarious and informative. There is an aquarium with many fish and a big stingray. There are toilets and a cafe which sells drinks, snacks, food and alcohol. There is also a big souvenir shop (accessible without entry fee). In Dec 2017 the general admission was $35 per adult and is well worth it. We paid an extra $95 per person for the “cafe of death” which was also an awesome experience. As with any speciality experience photos are expensive; we paid $99 for all digital photos and the 15 min video (see my photos for all prices)
  • Fantastic value for money!!! Did the cage of death too. So fantastic seeing a beautiful animal up close under water. Watching the fish feeding was my next highlight. The rapport tge staff have with the whip rays gave me a new appreciation for these creatures. Mikey (??) the young guide did the croc feeding commentary and it was absolutely hilarious! Very knowledgeable too. Great day out!
  • Visited to do the Cage of Death experience. The park itself is pretty small and the crocs didn't seem to have enough space in my opinion. The swim itself was fun, something different to do which you can't do anywhere else. I did feel selfconcious walking through the park in my swimwear ... the changing rooms were not particularly close to the crocodile tank and they announced for all that my swim was about to happen, so there was quite a crowd. I wouldn't do the swim again, but it was OK. Pics from inside the tank.
  • Always loved this place as a visit, and after attending a function there I was utterly enchanted. Imagine a sit-down function, while a giant croc is being fed right behind the speaker's lectern. What a great place.

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