Crocodile point

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A viewpoint on the banks of the Galana river, where there is a good chance of spotting crocodiles. It is one of few places in the park where visitors are allowed to alight from their vehicles.

What to do there?See some crocodiles from the viewpoint, or just have game drives in the area nearby. There are a number of points along the river's banks for viewing Lugard's falls, the Yatta plateau, crocodiles and other animals.

A list of things to see in other parts of the park can be found on our attractions page.

Best time to visit?Any time of the year, though some of the roads may get a bit muddy in the rainy season of March to June.

Location of Crocodile pointCrocodile point is located on the southern Banks of Galana river, just a short distance downstream from Lugard's falls. It is inside Tsavo east national park, and provides views of the Yatta plateau in the distance.

For more information on this location, please see the map below.

How to get there?By air or road.

There is an airstrip nearby, though you may need some guide or ranger's help to move from there to the viewpoint.

Or you could use a vehicle, about an hour's worth of driving from Manyani gate, via red dusty roads and a chance of seeing more animals along the way.

For more information on park fees and tariffs, please see the KWS website.

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