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River Gambia National Park

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The River is most physical feature of The Gambia,It divides the country into north and south banks... read more

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Lionotours
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Kotu, Gambia
relaxing day out on the river

we went out for a day on a boat we had a top deck to sun bathe on had a great time fishing and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lorraine a
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Five flat islands comprise this national park, which is also known as Baboon Island. Primates are plentiful, as well as reptiles and birds.
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Reviewed yesterday

The River is most physical feature of The Gambia,It divides the country into north and south banks of Gambia.it takes it sure from an Island in Conakry, call Futa djalon island. It got two waters namely fresh and salt waters. Blessed with various fish and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went out for a day on a boat we had a top deck to sun bathe on had a great time fishing and the food was truly amazing, which was cooked by a local lady all on the boat fabulous

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lorraine a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The adventure really starts 5km from the Project site, once you turn off the main road onto the dust road ..this is when you start to get a real feel for Gambian rural life ..and as you travel further and further of the beaten track...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank fridgeone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ones reached (a 4x4 is highly recommended!) the camp was very nice, the food was great and the tent was perfect. Seeing the chimpanze was the absolute highlight of our visit to The Gambia!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 552mauritsh
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great stay at the chimpanzee rehabilitation centre at the tents up on the hill. But we didn’t see many chimpanzees from the boat when we circled around the island, and the engine was very loud so we couldn’t hear much of what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Hi all can anyone recommend the best way to she the chimpanzee from kololi We arrive on December 21st but would really love a trip to see these chimps Overnight stay would be great in camp site if possible cost dependent But most of all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank stickyvicky2015
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The RGNP is a beautiful sanctuary in contrast to the bustle of the coast. It is well worth travelling to see the impressive habitats and wildlife. I was lucky to find a great taxi driver called Amadou. His English was great and he was knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank greenway13k
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went on a boat to go from Banjul to the colony and was surprised how wide the river was, which meant we did not really see anything along the river apart from water, so wasn't as exiting as thought it was going to be

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Faye J
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The river Gambia national park is an ideal place to visit while on holiday in The Gambia. A boat ride gives you the rare opportunity to spot hippos in their natural habitat, Crocs on the river banks and Chimps in a rehabilitation center keeping them...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank 575dama
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I made the long road journey from Senegambia (6 hrs) avoiding dead donkeys , groups of monkeys and cows crossing the road. To be honest this made the journey more exciting(not the donkey). Police and military check points in most villages along the way, it's...More

Date of experience: March 2018
8  Thank jeffoclarko
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MissD1984
5 January 2019|
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Response from angler29 | Reviewed this property |
Hi,sorry for the late reply,children are allowed,i believe there are day excursions round chimp island. enjoy. john
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258jennyj
1 January 2019|
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Response from anton_ziva | Reviewed this property |
We booked online via email, we stayed one night in the tent, got a nice dinner on arrival and we took the load boat (motor engine) around the chimpanzee island (u only see them from the boat...) at their feeding time, when... More
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22 December 2018|
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Response from greenway13k | Reviewed this property |
At least £100 per person per night to stay at the camp. You can contact them via the Facebook page
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