Gauteng Tourist AttractionsCroc City Crocodile Farm
Where? Plot 59, Nietgedacht, 5 min from Fourways, Johannesburg
How? Call +27 (0)83 321-1016
Croc City crocodile farm provides the opportunity for the public to observe one of the world's most spectacular predators at close range. We are home to more than 800 crocodiles, ranging from hatchlings, to large adults of over four metres in length.
Croc City Crocodile Farm is the first commercial crocodile farm in Gauteng granted with a display permit for crocodiles issued by the Department of Nature Conservation in November 2005. Croc City Crocodile Farm is situated, north of Johannesburg, close to Game Parks, Lanseria, the Cradle of Humankind and en-route to Hartbeespoort Dam. The area is called Nietgedacht and falls within the Crocodile Ramble area.
The tea garden offers delicious refreshments and in the curio shop, you will find a wide variety of souvenirs, as well as vacuum packed crocodile meat. Bring your own picnic basket and make it an affordable fun family outing. In the lecture room, a video presentation is shown to visitors on a regular basis. Educational posters and other interesting crocodile related objects are on display, e.g. crocodile eggs, hatchling crocodiles in formalin, stuffed crocodiles, crocodile skeletons etc. Curios of local African craft as well as crocodile skin and meat products are sold from the curio shop. Our aim is to use local artistís products to assist in our vision to empower the local community.
Visitors are given the option of a guided tour through the park where answers to questions relevant to crocodiles and their behavior are addressed. On entering the park a pamphlet is made available with additional information and this will answer a lot of frequently asked question about crocodiles. Donít miss our main feeding sessions on Saturdays and Sundays at 14:00, weather permitting.
Croc City Crocodile Farm has disabled-friendly facilities that cater for handicapped individuals, with easy access to all facilities via wheelchair as well as brail boards for the seeing impaired.