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Katchikally Crocodile Pool

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Crocodile pool

Place, where you can see crocodiles very close. You are in the same area with the crocodiles. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jouni M
via mobile
great place to stroke a croc

I am known for having accidents so my partner was a little apprehensive about going here and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Faye J
Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I pop for a visit to see the crocodiles each time in the area ... where else could you do this ?! Defiantly worth a visit , maybe not small children 😕

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place, where you can see crocodiles very close. You are in the same area with the crocodiles. It is little bit scary to be in same area with crocodiles. They move very fast but Charlie is one of the croc, which you can touch and...More

Thank Jouni M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I am known for having accidents so my partner was a little apprehensive about going here and allowing me to stroke a croc....what was he worrying about? The park is not that big so easy to walk around and there are a few crocs in...More

2  Thank Faye J
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

My son and I were apprehensive despite being told that the crocodiles were tame owing to the fact that they are well fed. Nevertheless, the staff were reassuring and lovely. It was a great experience which my son and I thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank Tixylixy
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I brought 2 groups here and they were both really excited to see the crocs in and around the pool. The price has been increased dramatically and the managers are in danger of pricing tourists out of here. The museum is interesting but dated in...More

Thank alan h
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Off the beaten track and through a very poor area in Bakou, you get to see a more real side of Gambia on your journey there. There are dozens of crocs here, most of them down in the pond which is fenced off so you...More

Thank MartRobb
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

But really glad we did this. Go with a local guide. There’s a nice museum at the entrance and a local guide will give you a real flavour of history here and talk about their own tribal histories and customs. The walk to the pool...More

Thank DiggerOne
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

this is just a small park with crocodiles that look like they are drugged. they don't even hardly move and you can touch them.

Thank ahmey7000
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Before you enter to the crocodiles zone, you can visit a good museum showing a bit of Gambia's history, and an exhibition of musical instruments and traditional artifacts, it already starts good. When you leave the museum, you will be located on the surroundings of...More

Thank Just_the_Wanderer
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Great little museum, lots of local information, ceremonial masks,instruments.. Was kind if disappointing so short but, worth it.. Crocodile park definitely needs investing but, if you can block that thought, its a nice little park.. Guide had lots of information not just about crocs, also...More

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31 December 2016|
Response from Nickydenise | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of the times. Our guide just took us around 11am as he said that is when the crocodiles are out soaking up the sun. I suspect they are open every day (because everything was on Christmas Day) but cannot be... More
27 October 2016|
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Response from stumpybiggles | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. Staff there can guide you. We fed the crocs fish. You can get close enough to crocs to touch them and have photos taken next to them but don't touch their heads. We also took hand sanitzer gel to use after.