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Banjul, Gambia


Banjul, Gambia

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5 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Abuko has amazingly diverse vegetation for a park of only 105 hectares, party because the stream runs through the centre allowing both river side and savanna species to flourish. This is a birder's paradise with over 250 species of birds. Walking through the reserve animals you may see include monkeys, antelopes, monitor lizard along with the convention project where there are hyenas and Baboons.

Fifty of the most common tree species are labelled and can easily be seen on the various trails which lead through the reserve.

Once arrived at the Nature Reserve we walk through the Gallery forest to the Education Center or Darwin Field Station.

We continue to the fresh water pool for the crocodiles and observe the monkeys birds or we might possibly see some crocodiles.

Last stop a visit to the orphanage where they keep confiscated or orphan animals like baboons, monkeys, turtles etc.

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

What To Expect

pickup from various hotels to Abuko Nature Reserve which is not a Zoo or a game reserve it is an area of 180 acres: 20 minutes

entrance at the nature trail to education center. At the education center or Darwin field station we spend: 50 minutes

From the education center walk to the orphanage.: 60 minutes

visit of different animals like monkeys, hyenas, monitor lizards, crocodiles, snakes, and also birds: 60 minutes

Spend time visiting the animal orphanage where confiscated or orphan animals like

The Location

Where To Go

hotel pickup point

Departure time

9:00 AM


Banjul, Gambia

Return details


Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
From $41.78 / person
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