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Krys the Crocodile

Landsborough Street, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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What a monster!

Wow.....this is incredible! Worth a stop and a photo. Hard to believe this huge croc was found... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Deborah S
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Brisbane
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True size Croc & shot by a woman!

Hard to imagine crocs getting this big but this one did! Shot by a lady with red lipstick and red... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
billie12GoldCoast
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Gold Coast
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  • Average13%
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“big croc” (4 reviews)
“life size” (3 reviews)
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Landsborough Street, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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"the main street"
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"big croc"
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"life size"
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"worth seeing"
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"great photo opportunity"
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"public toilets"
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"actual size"
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"replica"
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"scary"
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"photos"
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"crocs"
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"river"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow.....this is incredible! Worth a stop and a photo. Hard to believe this huge croc was found locally and shot by a lady back in 1957.

Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Hard to imagine crocs getting this big but this one did! Shot by a lady with red lipstick and red nails!

Thank billie12GoldCoast
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

this crocodile was quite famous until some woman shot it Kristina as the croc was named was the largest croc up In the gulf country about 8mtrs long, shame on the person that killed this beautiful creature.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

I was not aware of the history of Normanton nor was I aware of this monster, to stand next to this replica itself is breath taking, to see something like this in the wild would have been a serious OMG moment at that is putting...More

Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

15 of us flew into Normanton and were welcomed by the management and staff of the Albion Hotel who took us on a guided sightseeing tour of Normanton, which included Krys the Crocodile for our group photo. A great day was had by all.

Thank PUKAirlines
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

A replica of what people claim to be the largest crocodile ever shot. It's fun to go and see and take a few photos, read the information board then move along!

Thank TartanWanderer
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Life size crocodile in the centre of the town. Good spot for photos and easy to find and near some public toilets. Makes you think about staying out of the water!

Thank razor908
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

this makes you feel very small standing beside him, !! worth a look and a great photo shot. makes you think twice before going near the edge of a river

Thank colleen t
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Worth a look and to read a bit of the history of the croc. Good talking point and for photos. Easy to spot in town.

Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

It is amazing to see the size of this animal. It is almost unbelievable that creatures of this size are in local waters. Be careful!

Thank kathyd661
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Bernice W
13 June 2017|
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Response from Christopher C | Reviewed this property |
The crocodile was 8.63 metres long the largest ever shot in Australia. It was shot in July 1957 by Krys Pawlowski, a 30 year old woman from Poland, on the banks of the Norman River.
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