Samui Crocodile Farm

Near Koh Samui Airport is a place where the almost extinct Siamese Crocodile can still be seen –  the Samui Crocodile Farm. Excessive hunting and habitat loss in its native regions from Vietnam and Thailand to Malaysia reduced the number of Siamese Crocodiles in the wild to a few thousand animals. The Siamese Crocodile is a freshwater crocodile that can grow up to 3 meters in length. It lives in slow moving waters like swamps or shallow rivers and lakes. This kind of crocodile is typically unaggressive towards humans. The Samui Crocodile Farm breeds the Siamese Crocodile to prevent the species from becoming fully extinct and to perform thrilling shows for its visitors.

On the park ground there are also basins with saltwater crocodiles and caimans, which belong to the family of aligators.
The park is open for visitors from 11:00 to 18:00. Hourly shows start on the hour from 12:00 to 17:00 with three crocodile shows (12:00, 14:00, 16:00) and three snake shows (13:00, 15:00, 17:00) daily. Samui Crocodile Farm is clearly sign-posted along the road to the airport.

 

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