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Interesting adventure ride

A one of a kind journey and it's the only way to get to Anakao and beyond. Very safe but dirty on... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Motor Boat from Toliara City to Anakao Beach

This motor boat is the only way to go from Toliara to Anakao beach. To get to the motor boat in... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Jack M
Tallahassee, Florida
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

A one of a kind journey and it's the only way to get to Anakao and beyond. Very safe but dirty on the Toliara side and as they just grab your bags you hoped it was all OK. You have to be able to climb...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hochstetter
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This motor boat is the only way to go from Toliara to Anakao beach. To get to the motor boat in Toliara, a zebu cart driver picks you up on a raised dock and bring you out to the boat due to the shallow water...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jack M
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

It leaves around 9:30 for Anakao, though it waits for the Antananarivo flight to arrive. Price is 67000 Ariary for foreigneirs

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank liditagomez2
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It's the only possibility to reach anakao from Toliara. The owner is ill-mannered and try to cheat you. Pay attention!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Alberto R
Reviewed 8 March 2017

High speed trip to island paradise and back again. Take a spray jacket and something warm to wear. Flat shoes are a must. Crew helpful and store bags safely. Opportunity to take great photos of other craft on the water. I went in fine weather...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Martha346
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Good fast boat to Anakao. Zebu chart driver asked for gift "kado" for zebus :) we didn't give anything, because we paid for all service 100k for each person. Nothing bad happened.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank LinuteVil
Reviewed 15 December 2016

There are a lot of touts to try and sell you this but honestly just go to Blu Bar. They give you a complementary breakfast with your ticket, have wifi to help you arrange a place to stay and are very reasonable with the resident...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank EnglishTripHead
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Good boatmen, but our first boat broke down, luckily close to Anakau, and they sent a second to take us back. We then rescued a fishing boat that had run out of fuel in a very dodgy rough area by the reef where the estuary...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank oreornis
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Luckily, the weather was good and sea was calm in both directions to and from Anakao. Due to the shallow water near the beach at Toliara, you have to get a zebu cart to take you out to the boat which is great fun. I...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 944FrequentTraveller
Reviewed 19 October 2016

we used this service to get to Anakao, you do have to go by zebu cart out to the boat going, which is a novelty and yes the driver and co do demand money before you get to the boat, but luckily the owner of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Timber2013
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Jeff R
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Response from Martha346 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure of the boat schedules but think that may affect your planning. Nevertheless, I recommend overnight or even a couple of nights. There is enough to see and do there as well as relaxing. Try a half day to Nosy... More