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“spiny forest”(9 reviews)
“zebu cart”(4 reviews)
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Guided tours through our nature patch interpretation in the forest of baobabs are organized to tell a wider audience the remarkable forms of trees Delonix, Pachypodium, Baobab ("dwarf", " rhinoceros "," twins "," giant ": more than 13 m...more
Bp 58, Ifaty 601, Madagascar
+261 32 02 513 49
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived very early for the forest tour. You need to get there and do the tour before it gets too hot. There was a cool breeze but remember to bring your mosquito repellant. It is wonderful that there are protected forest areas in Madagascar....More

Thank chasemarta
Reviewed 1 week ago

This reserve is more commonly known as the Spiny Forest. It is amazing and well worth a visit for the incredible baobab trees, the Spiny cacti, and the fabulous bird life. We spent a delightful three and a half hours here, but you could do...More

Thank lynneb121
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Visiting this forest is a “must do” if you are staying in Toliara, Ifaty or Manguily area. The incredibly endangered spiny forest here is protected, unlike the rest of the surrounding region which experiences extreme deforestation of this rare ecosystem. Paths are well groomed and...More

Thank DreamOcean
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The guided tour around this spiny forest with it's ancient baobab trees was a delight. It's flat and an easy walk. Try to go early in the day to avoid the heat. The guide provides a lot of information as you amble around the forest...More

1  Thank Tanya R
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great place to appreciate range and diversity of local flora and fauna, and great place for birds. Friendly knowledgeable guide. Abundant mosquitoes Appreciate efforts to fence and preserve local spiny forest, and worth supporting

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We had an English speaking guide who walked us around the grounds. He was super informative about all the species of plants and trees. There are rescues lemurs on site in cages and out. It was amazing to learn all about the local flora and...More

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Tour guide took us for an evening walk in the Spiny Forest and amazed us with his knowledge of the Baob trees and fauna. Just can't comprehend the vastness of the 3000 yr old Boab tree.

1  Thank Waranga
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Knowledgeable and helpful guides in the park, good experience to walk around spiny forest. Overall it's good experience to see some interesting spieces there...

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We saw sleeping nocturnal lemurs, endemic birds found only in this region, and of course the famous baobabs and cacti. You will need a guide to help you see these wonders of nature.

Thank Pakal K
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This reserve was a highlight during my 3 week trip throughout Madagascar and has the flora diversity one can only imagine. The passionate and knowledgable owner of the land who guides you through the spiny forest on his property thoroughly explains the different vegetation types...More

Thank Sonny R
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