Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls
Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls
4.5

Most Recent: Reviews ordered by most recent publish date in descending order.

Detailed Reviews: Reviews ordered by recency and descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as waiting time, length of visit, general tips, and location information.

Popular mentions

4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles31 reviews
Excellent
22
Very good
8
Average
1
Poor
0
Terrible
0

These reviews have been automatically translated from their original language.
This service may contain translations provided by Google. Google disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to translations, including any warranties of accuracy, reliability, and any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and freedom from forgery.

Massimo Oriani
Milan, Italy250 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. In the middle of a pristine forest, you'll find this amazing waterfalls! This is where Greystoke the legend of Tarzan was filmed in 1982. It will leave you breathless. You only hear the noises of the falls and the forest. A true jewel. If somehow they manage to exploit it, they'll make tons of money but it will surely lose its charm!
Written 26 January 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

WonderfulWorldItIs
United States218 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Friends
While the waterfalls themselves are not huge, they are numerous, and can be viewed from above, next to, below, and another set for those who do not venture down the long stairs.
Written 28 December 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Marina
Zurich, Switzerland80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Friends
Impressive waterfalls, unique landscape. I would combine it with a trip to the crater lakes in Melong.
Written 23 December 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

deboraflowers
New York City, NY150 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2016 • Family
I loved the Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls. They are such a jewel in the heart of Cameroon! This is a gorgeous waterfalls in par with any in the world; they just confirmed the beauty of this country. It is particularly beautiful in the rainy season,.. in reality, they are twin falls, one male and one female, and then there are other twin falls less than 100 m from the main ones. These waterfalls were featured in the Tarzan movie. The fauna and flora around the area is very rich. They are simply outstanding. Totally worth your time and money!
Written 26 February 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Hannes
Bad Nauheim, Germany135 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016
The falls are really spectacular. Allow yourself sufficient time (3 hours+) and bring your pick nick. In rainy season the falls are even more impressive, however then it is not possible to go down to the river and swim. At the park entrance there is a good possibility to camp. Nearby restaurant is friendly and provides good food.
Written 30 October 2016
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Tijs DS
Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2013 • Couples
Mighty wonder of nature! We also did the hike to the bottom of the falls, which is really not so easy so prepare the right shoes and clothing that may get dirty! ;)
Written 15 March 2013
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

goodhikers
Arlington, VA232 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2012 • Family
These waterfalls were featured in the movie Tarzan: Greystroke and are among the most beautiful in Cameroon. The micro-climate of the valley encourages year round growth of wild flowers giving this a truly romantic feel.

Unfortunately, criminal elements sometimes operate nearby. Youths will also sometimes block roads and claim a "toll". This is partly because the wealth generated by the visitor fees are not always shared equitably with locals.

You have to register at a visitor center just before the falls. There is a small fee to visit and for a required local guide. You may also be followed by other guides and local children. They won't bother you on your visit, but they will somehow expect to be compensated for sharing your visit. It's up to you whether you give them anything, but when you do, it encourages them to continue the practice which is off-putting to many tourists.

The falls are best visited during the rainy season or just after--when the falls are at their fullest. But any time is good.

Wear good hiking shoes and casual clothes--the paths are VERY slippery. But that's what makes the wild flowers bloom year round, so consider it a mixed blessing.

If the guide takes you to the top of the falls, be careful. They sometimes choose a path on the boulders right next to the river where they are comfortable but where you may be unfamiliar. There are NO barriers up there. One slip and you could go over the falls--we opted for a slightly safer path and the guide just shrugged and smiled. Again, your choice but accidents like this happen everyday in Cameroon, so use some caution.
Written 29 November 2012
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

MM0980
Leipzig, Germany638 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
From Douala I took the Nkongsamba Express to Nkongsamba (4,500 cfa). The journey takes a little over 3 hours. I arrive at a gas station where the motor taxis are already waiting. I was lucky and met Blaise (+237 674410151), who speaks English and is also a guide at the waterfall. For 10,000 cfa (I could have bargained for it), he drove me to the waterfall, was my guide and drove me back. Entry to the waterfall costs 3,500 cfa. Blaise also took photos. The visit takes about 1 hour and you have to climb a few stairs.
I liked the waterfalls a lot. I would go there again.

Blaise recommended another bus to me on the way back, which leaves from near the gas station: Easy Express - I think. The journey only cost 3,000 cfa. By the way, the Kilimanjaro Cafe is also nearby - they have delicious sandwiches.
Google
Written 11 February 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Is this your Tripadvisor listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim your listing

EKOM-NKAM WATERFALLS: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

FlightsTravel StoriesCruisesCar Hire