where you may see over 1000 crocs and get the opportunity to hold a baby croc.
Highlights of Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm
- Baby crocodiles can be held on-farm tours
- There are over 1,000 crocs that can be viewed in the ponds
- Crocodiles can be seen in crystal clear water from an aquarium-style viewing panel
- Enjoy picnics on the lawn and wood-fired pizzas made the Italian way in the on-site
Le Bonheur Reptiles and Adventures, home of the captive-bred bask of African Nile crocodile, offers daily guided croc pond tours. You can view crocs of various ages and get to touch a juvenile, before getting an up-close view of the fascinating reptiles underwater via a subsurface viewing cabin.
Crocodile cage diving experiences are also available daily, offering an unforgettable close encounter.
Two snake shows (12:00 and 15:00) are held on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays which showcase the farms growing snake collection.
The farm also boasts a number of other activities which can be enjoyed by the whole family:
- Great food including wood fired pizzas
- Picnics on the lawn
- Self-catering waterside braai’s
- Catch and release bass fishing
- Row boat rides
All this makes this a destination well-worth setting aside a few hours for alternatively you can stay over! Guests can decide to stay over in one of four waterside self-catering accommodation units.
Closed Christmas Day
Booking essential for the crocodile cage dive, picnic baskets, self-catering braais and accommodation.
Le Bonheur Reptiles and Adventures
Advice for visitors
The crocodile farm is an ideal family destination. The farm offers children, kids parties, a fun ride on the Crocmobile, and informative, interactive tours. For the adults, the farm is the perfect function venue or getaway with adventurous friends.
You could turn it into a weekend of wining, dining and picnics on the lawn, with a daring twist should you opt to stay over, .
If you are a bit nervous about the crocs, try not to let that stop you from holding one of the youngsters on the croc pond tour. In summer, make a point of doing the croc tour around 12:00 or 15:00 to witness the frenzy around feeding time.
Did you know
The farm is a Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) registered breeder/tanner of the African Nile crocodile. The gift shop sells quality items sourced from the skins of the Nile croc – one of the world’s most sought after exotic leather sources.