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Monday, September 9, 2013

Davao Crocodile Park - Barangay Maa, Davao City

One of Davao's best is the Crocodile Park. It is a major tourist attraction in the city. The Davao Crocodile Park provides best entertainment, serves as educational and learning purposes, a great field for Biology, Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine and Zoology. They have best laboratory facilities that could serve learning experiments and studies.

Davao Crocodile Park also serves as home to a variety of animal species like monkeys, birds, snakes, different variety of reptiles and raptors. You can see different cages with some wild animals like leopard cats, monitor lizards. You can also see turkeys, ostriches, owls, eagles, turtles and a lot more.

The facilities were made of concrete materials with welded screens and with double security doors. They have benches, toilets and pathways. The crocodile cages were secured with full wide screen to keep people especially children fall into the ponds.

The best entertainment that Davao Crocodile Park offers is the Crocodile Show - main cast is Pangil. Pangil is the largest crocodile in Davao City and the second largest crocodile in the country with 18 feet long. Lolong claimed the largest crocodile title, unfortunately Lolong died just this year. The show is called Pangil Encounter, where caretakers enter the caged pond with a stick and probe Pangil.

Another show includes a man walking on a wire hanging above a crowded crocodiles. You'll be scared to think what would happen if the man falls down into the water full of crocodiles, but the man was professional - they said, so nothing to worry about. 

Davao Crocodile Park Show Schedule

Monday to Sunday

9:00 AM -11:00 AM - Animal Petting (Reptiles and Raptors)
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Animal Petting (Reptiles and Mammals)

Friday to Sunday : Animal Shows (PM)

3:15 - 3:30 - Crocodile Dancing
3:30 - 4:00 - Tightrope Walker and Stunts
4:00 - 4:30 - Pangil Encounter
4:30 - 4:45 - Crocodile Frenzy
4:45 - 5:00 - Crocodile Feeding

Davao Crocodile Park has also souvenir shop. You can buy souvenirs like crocodile leather coin purse, wallets, bags, belts. Key chains and other handicrafts are available.

For more information, you may contact the following numbers below.

Riverfront, Corporate City, Diversion Highway
Ma-a, Davao City 8000 Philippines
Phone: (082) 286-8883 or (082) 286-1054
Telefax: +

Boom na Boom Complex
Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City
Mobile: +63 923.707.6083 and +63 929.296.4497

How To Get There

Davao Crocodile Park is located at Riverfront, Corporate City Diversion Highway, Ma-a, Davao City. It is 15 to 30 minutes ride from Davao City proper. You can get there by taking a taxi cab. There's no PUJ headed on the location. 

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