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SamutPrakarn Crocodile Farm

The Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and zoo ranks high as one of the mot significant tourist attractions in Thailand. This place of tourist interest was established in the year 1950 by the famous crocodile king, Utai Youngprapakorn. This farm is famous for being home to the largest Captive Crocodile of six meters and 1114.27 kilograms apart from its collection of around 80,000 freshwater and sea crocodiles. This Crocodile farm is situated at the mouth of Chao Phraya River in the Taiban Sub-District of the Samutprakarn region in Thailand. The farm lies at a distance of 10 kilometers from the capital city, Bangkok. The farm is also devoted to the works of preservation and conservation of wildlife along with the research.

While on a visit to Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm, you can also get to see an extensive range of wildlife that includes lions, horses, elephants, tigers, hippos, and monkeys. This place of tourist interest is also popular for its crocodile shows that attract a significant number of visitors to this region of the South Asian country. Other popular shows of this place of tourist interest include elephant shows, exhibiting the agility of the elephants, as they ride skateboards, walk tightropes, and dance. You can even opt for a short elephant ride, a paddleboat ride, and even plan a visit to the dinosaur museum while on a trip to the crocodile farm.

Attractions in Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm

The crocodile farm is home to several sites of tourist interest that holds a strong tourism appeal. The Dinosaur museum is the top highlight of this place of tourist interest. While on a visit to the museum that holds an exhibition of model dinosaurs, you will get to see slide shows and films. The other major attraction of this pace of tourist interest is the crocodile shows that are held in between 9: 00 a.m – 4: 00 p.m. These shows feature tricks where performers put their heads inside the mouth of the crocodiles. Monkey Playground is another attraction located within the premises of Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm.

Getting to Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm

It is best to opt for a tour from Bangkok to reach the crocodile farm. If you want to visit on your own, you can opt for a taxi to reach the place. You can even opt for bus services to get to this place of attraction in Thailand. You can take buses of number 7, 8, 11, 102, 142 and 145 and even opt for a local minibus service - S1-S80 to the crocodile farm. This bus departs from Samutprakarn.

  • Opening Hours -
    The Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm remains open throughout the year everyday from 07:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m
    Admission rates - 300 Baht for adults and 200 Baht for children

  • Contact Details:
    Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm & Zoo
    555 Moo 7, Taiban Sub-district
    Amphoe Muang, Samutprakarn
    Tel: 0-2703-4891-5, 703-5144-8

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