20 Gavial Eggs laid in Protivin Crocodile ZOO – Updated December 2022

Gavial eggs laid first time in temperate zone

Price list and opening times were updated in December 2022

On March 6th 2017 Protivin Zoo reported 20 new eggs laid by the gavial crocodile AKA Gavialis gangeticus. It is a great success as it is the first time gavial laid eggs in a zoo located in temperate zone. As the zoo announced on their website, some of the eggs are very likely fertilized. With help of luck and great treat of local staff we may welcome new born gavials in near future.

Protivin Zoo of crocodiles is a great tip  for trip from Prague or on the way to Cesky Krumlov, Linz, Vienna, Salzburg and many more cities located south from Prague. Children love the zoo and it is a definite must-do for everyone who likes crocodiles.

Rare crocodiles that can be seen in the crocodile zoo in Protivin:

Golem – estuarine crocodile (4,7 meters long)
Monty – philippine crocodile (with gharials most endangered species)
Kuba – american crocodile (favoriet crocodile in the zoo)

Apart from that there are gavials – Gavialis gangeticusalligators, caimans, toxic snakes, exposition pups and the zoological museum.

Should you be interested in hiring one of our cars or vans to travel to the Protivin Zoo, please contact us by email or tailor form.


Entrance fee
Adults 250,- Kč
Children age 5 – 15 yaers of age 200,- Kč
Children age 0 – 5 years of age free
Students, pensioners 200,- Kč
family discounts
2+2 (2 adults + 2 children aged 5 – 15 years of age) 850,- Kč
2+3 (2 adults + 3 children aged 5 – 15 years of age) 990,- Kč
opening hours
May – September
Daily 10:00 – 17:00
October – April
Daily 10:00 – 16:00

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