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We came here directly from Bakau, the park employees were very friendly with us, and they provided... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Just_the_Wanderer
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Barcelona, Spain
Not worth long trip even for keen birders

I was disappointed by our trip to West Kiang National Park. Perhaps we did not spend enough time... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2013
travellerNEEngland
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NE England
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28 May 2018
“Maybe next time”
17 Jun 2017
“Kiang West Survival Guide”
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A diverse population of birds, mammals, reptiles and fish live in this vast wildlife preserve.
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Banjul, Gambia
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We came here directly from Bakau, the park employees were very friendly with us, and they provided a guide, who took us to a long walk through the park, the sun was already high (around 9:30 AM in may) so we didn't have the opportunity...More

Thank Just_the_Wanderer
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Having read the other reviews on Kiang West I wondered if this could possibly be the same place. I always advise on going first thing in the morning or at dusk. During the heat of the day (from 10.30 -4pm) the animals and birds are...More

3  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Thankfully this park was on our way and we were staying locally. In a 4 hour trip we saw more than 30 species of birds on the way to the park and less than 10 in the park. There were also a number of baboons...More

3  Thank jo l
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Good luck finding your way into this national park. The only sign is on the main road and the dirt track it points to rapidly deteriorates to a undriveable trail. Perhaps you can access it by boat but there are no facilities.

Thank Doug K
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We arrived there at the afternoon. We make an agreement about the prices : 5 person : Food - 20usd for all Park Entry - 1 usd per person Guide - 5 usd all Sleeping - 20 usd all We slept in the office of...More

6  Thank xxx x
Reviewed 27 November 2013

I was disappointed by our trip to West Kiang National Park. Perhaps we did not spend enough time there, but could find as many birds in hotel gardens etc. Accommodation in the area is very basic.

3  Thank travellerNEEngland
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