Davao Crocodile Park Visit + Review, Entrance Fees, Show Schedule

Davao Crocodile Park is one among the many tourist destinations in Davao city.  Established in 1995, Davao Crocodile Park promotes conservation of crocodiles along with other wild animals. It is said that the park showcases a state of the art crocodile farming system not only in Davao but in the entire country.

Various sections in Davao Crocodile Park

Various sections in Davao Crocodile Park

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Located in Riverfront, Diversion Road, Ma-a, Davao City, Davao Crocodile Park is accessible at any point in the city via taxi.

 Davao Crocodile Park Location Map

After our overnight stay in Paradise Island Beach Park and Beach Resort in Samal Island, we headed to Crocodile Park.

Just outside the park are several food stalls and souvenir shops. If you are a food adventurer, one of the food stalls sells exotic ice cream flavors such as crocodile coffee, crocodile durian, crocodile crollo and ostrich vanilla. We tried crocodile durian for only 95 Php.

After enjoying the yummy crocodile ice cream, we immediately paid for the entrance fee and entered the park. If you have backpack with you, need not to worry as they have a baggage counter right in the entrance of the park.

Crocodiles of all Sizes

As expected, Davao Crocodile Park showcases crocodiles of all sizes. The park is the home of the Philippine’s largest crocodile in captivity – Pangil.



Pangil is an 18-feet saltwater crocodile and currently holds the title of the largest Philippine crocodile in captivity. Apart from Pangil, the park showcases its self-nurtured crocodiles varying in age and sizes.

Crocodile feeding

Crocodile feeding

Witnessed these crocodiles being fed by one of the guests.

Koi and Ostrich Feeding

Apart from the countless crocodiles, Davao Crocodile Park visitors also get to experience close encounters with Koi fishes and ostriches. Food for these animals are available in the area for only 20 Php per pack.

Me feeding Koi fishes

Me feeding Koi fishes

The Koi fishes feeding is fun! These Koi fishes will tickle your hands!

Ostrich feeding

Ostrich feeding

I was first scared by the strong and hard beak of this Ostrich. Surprisingly, they are gentle and don’t hurt your hands.

Davao Crocodile Park is also home to various animals including bird species, alligators, snakes and orangutans. I felt happy to see my favorite and good smelling creature – binturong (bearcat).



Davao Crocodile Park Show

It was my second time to visit Davao Crocodile Park. This time, I was very excited to witness the park’s animal shows as I missed them during my fist visit to the park.  Right after strolling around the park. We were on time for the park’s show.

Tip: To fully enjoy the park and witness various shows, visit on a weekend. Make sure to be at the park before 4:00 PM.

Davao Crocodile Park show

Davao Crocodile Park show

The ‘Animal got talent’ show started at exactly 4:00 PM. This 20 minute awesome animal show showcases various bird species and monkeys doing their tricks.

Right after the ‘Animal got talent’ is the ‘Pangil encounter’ show located in Pagil’s pen. Here, one of the staff tries to wake up Pangil so that he’ll react aggressively.  It was entertaining but I’m not sure if this part of the show is healthy for a crocodile like Pangil.

Below is a short video of the ‘Pangil encounter’ show:

At 4:35 PM, visitors transferred to Tiger’s den for the ‘Tiger climb’ show. One of the staff lures this big cat to climb in a post. For some reason, we waited for like 10 minutes but the Bengal tiger ignored the staff and did not climb to the post.

After the supposedly ‘Tiger climb’, guests moved to the crocodile feeding area. Here, a staff will go inside and will make rounds in the cage feeding medium-sized crocodiles. It was very scary and entertaining at the same time!

Below is a short video of the crocodile feeding:

After the crocodile feeding show, guests transferred to breeder pen A for the ‘crocodile dancing show’. Here, a couple of park staff try to feed the crocodile from a bridge. They hang ropes with food on the other end. Crocodiles chase food and they visually appear to be dancing.

Davao Crocodile Park Show Schedule


  • 10:00 AM – Animal Got Talent
  • 4:00 PM – Crocodile Feeding
  • 4:15 PM – Animal Petting


  • 10:00 AM – Animal Got Talent
  • 4:00 PM – Tiger Climb
  • 4:15 PM – Animal Petting


  • 10:00 AM – Animal Got Talent
  • 4:00 PM – Crocodile Feeding
  • 4:15 PM – Giant Crocodile Feeding
  • 4:25 PM – Animal Petting


  • 10:00 AM – Animal Got Talent
  • 4:00 PM – Tiger Climb
  • 4:15 PM – Animal Petting

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

  • 10:00 AM – Animal Got Talent
  • 4:00 PM -Animal Got Talent
  • 4:20 PM – Crocodile Feeding
  • 4:25 PM – Pangil Encounter
  • 4:35 PM – Tiger Climb
  • 4:40 PM – Crocodile Feeding
  • 4:45 PM – Crocodile Dancing
  • 4:50 PM – Tightrope Walking
  • 5:15 PM – Animal Petting
  • 5:45 PM – Spectacular Fire Show

Davao Crocodile Park Schedule

  • Opens at 8:00 AM
  • Closes at 6:00 PM

Davao Crocodile Park Entrance Fees

Davao Crocodile Park offers cheap and budget-friendly entrance fees. The published entrance fees include tour to Davao Crocodile Park, Tribu K’Mindanawan and Butterfly House:

  • Adults – 250 Php
  • kids – 150 Php
  • Senior Citizen / PwD – 150 Php
  • children below 2 years old – FREE

Overall, I enjoyed our Davao Crocodile Park visit.  The entire park is clean and well-maintained. The entrance fee is fairly-priced if you witness the shows. Just make sure to plan your park visit on a weekend afternoon.

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Davao Crocodile Park

  • Address: Riverfront, Corporate City, Diversion Highway
    Ma-a, Davao City, Philippines
  • Contact Numbers: (082) 286 8883 or (082) 221 7749
  • E-Mail: parkinfo@crocodilepark.ph
  • Website: http://crocodilepark.ph/

Visiting Davao City? Book your hotel HERE or HERE.



One Armed Wanderer

An IT Operations analyst by profession, Ed started solo traveling last year when his friends (who used to be his travel buddies) started settling down. Born with a short left arm, it did not hinder him to continue traveling and exploring the Philippines. He may have limitations but he is using what was given to him.. feet to walk and wander. E-Mail: ed@edpuno.com iMessage: ed@edpuno.com

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