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Open hours today: 09:00 - 16:30
  • Monday

    09:00 - 16:30

  • Tuesday

    09:00 - 16:30

  • Wednesday

    09:00 - 16:30

  • Thursday

    09:00 - 16:30

  • Friday

    09:00 - 16:30

  • Saturday

    09:00 - 16:30

  • Sunday

    09:00 - 16:30

  • 14 July 2024 16:02 local time


Welcome to Riverbend Crocodile Farm, a family-owned and operated attraction that has been captivating visitors since 1981. Located in the picturesque Southbroom on the stunning South Coast, this pioneering farm has delighted over 2.5 million visitors and continues to offer diverse and engaging experiences for all ages.

Adults – R110
Scholars/Students & Pensioners – R90
Pre-school Children – R50

Video presentations every 20 minutes
Summer: Crocodile feeding every Wednesday & Sunday @ 3pm.
Winter: Crocodile feeding every Sunday @ 3pm.

A Rich History and Diverse Offerings

As South Africa's first commercial crocodile farm, Riverbend has evolved into more than just a place to observe these magnificent reptiles. Today, it boasts one of the finest wine selections in the region and features an art gallery showcasing works by leading South African artists. Whether you're a wine connoisseur, an art lover, or simply looking for an exciting day out, Riverbend Crocodile Farm has something for everyone.

Exciting Activities and Attractions

Crocodile Viewing & Feeding The farm is open daily from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, offering visitors a chance to get up close with these fascinating creatures. Don’t miss the thrilling crocodile feeding sessions every Sunday and Wednesday at 3:00 PM during the summer months (December through April).

Crocodile Hatching

Witness the miracle of life with crocodile hatchings, which typically occur from late December to early March. Due to the unpredictability of hatching times, it’s essential to call ahead for demonstration schedules.

Snake Demonstrations

Explore the intriguing world of snakes with weekly demonstrations every Sunday at 2:30 PM, with additional shows during the holiday season. The farm's “snake house” is home to 19 different species, providing an educational and exhilarating experience for all visitors.

Crocodile Café

Relax and refuel at the fully licensed Crocodile Café, renowned for its wholesome farm breakfasts, light family lunches, and delightful afternoon teas. Indulge in magnificent milkshakes, supper scones, and scrumptious lemon meringue pie, or try one of the unique crocodile dishes. With outdoor seating available, you can enjoy your meal while the kids play on the jungle gym.

Perfect for Families and Curious Minds

Riverbend Crocodile Farm is the ideal destination to entertain kids, learn about crocodiles, shop for unique curios, and savor delicious food. The combination of wildlife encounters, culinary delights, and cultural enrichment makes it a standout attraction on the South Coast.

Plan Your Visit

Make Riverbend Crocodile Farm a part of your South Coast adventure. Whether you're looking to marvel at the power and grace of crocodiles, enjoy a fine wine, appreciate South African art, or simply relax with family and friends, Riverbend offers an unforgettable experience.

Come and discover why Riverbend Crocodile Farm is a cherished destination for locals and tourists alike. We look forward to welcoming you!

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