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Real size croc that was found!

It's crazy to think that this was the actual size of the crocodile shot here in Normanton in the... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Normanton, Australia
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Meet on a Dark Night ? No Thanks !

A full replica of the World's largest ever Saltwater Crocodile , "Kyrs the Savannah King" shot by a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Landsborough Street, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

It's crazy to think that this was the actual size of the crocodile shot here in Normanton in the 1950's!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank laurabegleytravel
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

A great photo opportunity. Whether Kris really was as big as depicted, you can only guess and either believe or not believe. One thing is for sure - you never want to encounter one this size.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

A full replica of the World's largest ever Saltwater Crocodile , "Kyrs the Savannah King" shot by a Polish woman , Krystina, back in 1957 near Normanton. The big boy weighed in at over 2 Tons and was 8.63m (28ft 4in) Long !! Not much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Great for taking photos & Learning history Nice park Centre of town Heaps of parks Toilets and other points of interest nearby

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

If in the area, Krys the Croc is a must. Located on the main street of Normanton, it is a life size replica of the largest known crocodile in the World, which was from the local area. The story behind it is fascinating. Every time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pantherboy
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Went to see Krys today the kids loved a photo and could not believe how big he or she was. A great pic moment and a must see here at Normanton. And the kids can’t believe that a women shot the croc lol.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

It was so sad to see such an amazing beast that had been shot. However it was good to see that it was not forgotten.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Glad this guy was shot, what a monster. This is a life size replica of the actual croc shot. Good photo opportunity. The statue is set in a nice park with clean toilets. Some history on a bill board there too. Picnic tables, so we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarkE20
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Krys the replica of an 8.5 meter crocodile, with a girth of 4m. and estimated weight of 2 tonnes! The largest ever shot. It was shot by Krystina Pawlowski in 1957, a famous crocodile hunter of the Gulf region, before the crocodiles were protected. Its...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 522anniew
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This week the press reported about trapping a huge croc in the NT at 4.3 metres. Krys was double at 8.6 metres. Shot by a female professional croc hunter who used an elephant gun in 1957 by Krystine Powloski who shot crocs and skinned them...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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.