Get close to the giant Nile Crocodile and learn more about these fascinating reptiles with educational tours, underwater viewing panels , cage diving and more. Le Bonheur Reptiles & Adventures is not for the faint-hearted, but those with a keen sense of adventure and daring will find themselves at home here! As a home to over 200 crocodiles, join a guided croc pond tour to discover these giant reptile’s natural habitats. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • over 200 crocodiles
  • Underwater viewing panels
  • Snake photo moments, offered daily
  • Seasonal Feeding shows
  • Croc cage diving
  • Snake Exhibition & Shows

THE EXPERIENCES:

Le Bonheur Reptiles & Adventures is a unique experience and aims to educate all its guests about the Nile crocodile, the largest freshwater predator in Africa. Not only does it offer a fascinating interactive tour, teaching you all about the life of a croc, but also about its natural habitat. PLUS, on showing your Cape Town Pass, get a 20% discount on normal entry fees for the Croc Cage Dive activity.

Free entry into the Snake Exhibitions, a self-guided ‘Snakes in Transit’ exhibition features an impressive collection of local and foreign snakes. The snakes are housed in roomy enclosures fronted with safety glass. The clearly signposted snake exhibition includes loads of information about our scaled brethren. On Saturdays and Sundays and public holidays (at 12h10) our experienced snake handler puts on an interactive snake show where you’ll learn to appreciate these oft-misunderstood creatures. A touch opportunity with an ambassador snake is available under supervision of our well-trained guide.

DID YOU KNOW:

The Nile crocodile (Crocodylus Niloticus) is the heaviest species of African crocodile, they can be found in a variety of habitats such as rivers, freshwater marshes, lakes, estuaries and occasionally even out at sea.Their diet may vary with some populations mainly eating fish while others will hunt large prey such as antelope, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and even young hippo have been reported!. They have exceptional lifespans living up to 80 years in the wild while captive individuals can exceed 120 years old. With a record length of 6 meters long and weighing over a ton this is Africa's largest inland carnivore. A true apex predator!

Don’t miss their restaurant either, serving croc pies with picnic baskets available to order.

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Monday 09.00 - 17.00
Tuesday 09.00 - 17.00
Wednesday 09.00 - 17.00
Thursday 09.00 - 17.00
Friday 09.00 - 17.00
Saturday 09.00 - 17.00
Sunday 09.00 - 17.00
Croc Feeding - 15 Dec to 8 Feb
Monday 11:45 & 14:15
Tuesday 11:45 & 14:15
Wednesday 11:45 & 14:15
Thursday 11:45 & 14:15
Friday 11:45 & 14:15
Saturday 11:45 & 14:15
Sunday 11:45 & 14:15

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Address:

Babylonstoren Road, Paarl, 7645

Telephone:

+27 21 863 1142