Step into the enchanting realm of Lalele, a captivating oasis-styled Crocodile Farm nestled adjacent to the town of Mookgopong, previously recognized as Naboomspruit. Situated in the resplendent Limpopo Province of South Africa, this is the ideal destination to embark on a riveting family escapade, promising exhilaration and wonder for all!
WHAT WE OFFER:
Embark on a Captivating Encounter…
Nestled within our Crocodile Park lies an unparalleled opportunity, an invitation to stand mere inches from the majestic prowess of one of Earth’s most awe-inspiring predators. Prepare to be enthralled – an exhilarating odyssey awaits, tailor-made for the entire family’s delight.
Our sanctuary serves as the haven for over 15,000 crocodiles, a sprawling habitat that encompasses the full spectrum of their existence. Here, a mesmerizing tableau unfolds, ranging from the diminutive hatchlings taking their inaugural steps to the grandeur of colossal adults, stretching beyond an impressive four meters in length.
For those inquisitive minds seeking an enlightening journey, we extend an exclusive invitation to partake in a guided expedition through our sprawling domain. During this insightful tour, the enigmatic world of crocodiles unfurls before your very eyes. Your curiosities shall find resolute answers, shedding light on their intricate behaviors and captivating idiosyncrasies.
Yet, the crescendo of our endeavor lies in our hallmark feeding sessions, an electrifying spectacle that transpires every Wednesday and Saturday at 14:30. Within the realm of September through May, these feeding events emerge as quintessential rendezvous points, marking moments of orchestrated energy and primal interactions. The mesmerizing cadence of a predator’s feast is a symphony that mustn’t elude your senses.
Come forth and immerse yourself in this extraordinary tableau – a realm where the rhythmic heartbeat of nature entwines with the pulse of your awe-struck heart. Your presence is the missing brushstroke that completes this living canvas of wonder.
FULLY LICENSED STEAK HOUSE STYLE RESTAURANT
A Culinary Haven Awaits…
Nestled within our sanctuary, our exquisitely appointed Fully Licensed Restaurant beckons, ensconced beneath a soaring, double-volume thatched roof adorned with the warmth of wood finishes, a symphony of earthy tones, and a tapestry of authentically South African decor. Enveloped by an emerald embrace of lush gardens, this sanctuary of flavors presents itself as the quintessential refuge, an oasis where one can seamlessly slip away from the relentless rhythms of everyday existence.
Imagine a sunlit wooden deck, where the gentle murmur of juvenile crocodile dams casts a soothing spell. Here, moments of tranquility intertwine with the possibilities of savoring life’s indulgent pleasures. Be it the crystalline notes of a crisp Sauvignon Blanc dancing upon your palate, the enchanting allure of a meticulously crafted Gin Cocktail, or the rejuvenating embrace of an ice-cold Draught Beer, each sip becomes a symphony of sensory delight.
As daylight meanders into the velvet embrace of dusk, our Steak-house inspired menu unfurls before you, a masterpiece of culinary craftsmanship. Embracing a philosophy of excitement and simplicity, we unveil a parade of dishes that honor the traditions of honest fare. However, the true pièce de résistance lies in our selection of delectable Crocodile Meat creations. Embark upon a gastronomic voyage, as your taste buds traverse this innovative and tantalizing realm of flavors, each bite a testament to our devotion to culinary excellence.
In this realm of indulgence, our Fully Licensed Restaurant invites you to linger, to savor, and to be transported to a realm where the artistry of gastronomy converges with the splendor of nature. Here, the symphony of flavors and the embrace of comfort blend seamlessly, offering an invitation to partake in an experience that transcends the ordinary and elevates the act of dining to a sublime expression of the extraordinary.
Amongst these treasures, you’ll discover a unique offering – vacuum-packed crocodile meat, a testament to the culinary journey that our sanctuary embarks upon. An emblem of sustainability and conscious consumption, this morsel of exotic delight invites you to partake in an experience that transcends the palate, embracing the very heart of our ethos.
GIFTS & CURIOS
A Haven of Distinctive Treasures Awaits…
Step into our enchanting curio shop, where a tapestry of exquisite offerings awaits your discerning eye. Here, the essence of artistry intertwines with the legacy of our land, unveiling an eclectic array of locally crafted Exotic Crocodile Leather Creations. Each piece is a testament to the skilled hands that have shaped it, a fusion of nature’s elegance and human ingenuity.
Behold an assortment of treasures that extend beyond mere objects – they are manifestations of our commitment to preserving the spirit of this extraordinary place. Immerse yourself in a realm where gifts transcend the ordinary, souvenirs encapsulate memories, and every item carries with it the ineffable allure of our sanctuary.
As you wander through this haven of curated wonders, may you find not just objects, but echoes of the stories that have woven this place into existence. Our curio shop beckons you to immerse yourself, to indulge your senses, and to depart with a piece of our spirit, captured within the exquisite craftsmanship that defines each creation.
Our locally crafted Exotic Crocodile Leather Creations are also available ONLINE at www.crocandhide.co.za
DAILY VISITS IN SEASON: (All School holidays, Public Holidays & Long weekends)
Monday – Sunday
9am – 17pm
(PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE CLOSED ON MONDAYS OUT OF SEASON)
GUIDED TOURS & CROCODILE FEEDING SHOWS:
DAILY GUIDED TOURS.
Crocodile Feeding shows: Wednesdays & Saturdays @ 14H30
FEEDING SHOWS ONLY DURING THE MONTHS OF SEPTEMBER TO MAY
ENTRANCE FEE TO PARK FOR GUIDED TOURS & CROCODILE FEEDING SHOWS:
ADULTS @ R60
CHILDREN UNDER 12 @ R30