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Ankarafantsika National Park

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Boeny Region of Madagascar | The closest city is Majunga 115 km north of the park, Mahajanga 401, Madagascar
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Very nice to see in this country

after what we saw south, this was a relief. proper cared property. nice animals, looks good, calm... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
verafarmega
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Calgary, Canada
Fantastic park for wildlife

Ankarafantsika is an essential place to go on a wildlife tour, the best place to see Van Dam's... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
oreornis
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Kuranda, Australia
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“national park” (6 reviews)
“fish eagles” (5 reviews)
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Boeny Region of Madagascar | The closest city is Majunga 115 km north of the park, Mahajanga 401, Madagascar
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

after what we saw south, this was a relief. proper cared property. nice animals, looks good, calm and cool, forest, silent and can hear the birds. recommend.

Thank verafarmega
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Ankarafantsika is an essential place to go on a wildlife tour, the best place to see Van Dam's Vanga, White-breasted Mesite and the wonderful Schlegel's Asity. The local guides should be able to facilitate these for you, and the Coquerel's Sifakas are easy to see...More

Thank oreornis
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The birding here was great. Also some lemurs and many reptiles. Had a couple of lovely walks in the dry forest with our very good guide. Restaurant was a bit pricey but the food was good.

1  Thank diane_rains
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This park is MASSIVE and takes about 2 hours to drive to from Mahjanga. There is a Restaurant Thi LAN at the entrance which was perfect before our hike, and a family of white lemurs that were fun to see jump around. If possible, reserve...More

1  Thank Malcolm B
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I travelled to Ankarafantsika National Park from Nosy Be with a friend. We found it a little tricky working out how to get there from internet research, but it is actually very simply. We took a boat from Nosy Be to Ankify, a taxi costing...More

1  Thank EllaShadow
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Fun park. I came with two friends and my driver-guide/boyfriend at the time. We stayed for a couple of days. Visited on foot and took a boat trip.

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

The birding was excellent with many sought after species found by our excellent guides. The forest trails were well-maintained and provided excellent access to the forest. Lemurs were sparse, but found with some effort. Many reptile species were readily seen. The food selection was good...More

2  Thank Bruce R
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed two nights on the park's camping. The facilities are basic and not very clean, but you're in the middle of nowhere and you can chill with the sifaka's hanging around the camping site! Make sure to visit the lake at sunset when all...More

Thank Chloe A
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

My experience at the Park was extremely enjoyable, to put it mildly. In fact, it was incredible. Bird- and animal watching started as soon as I arrived in the Park in the morning. Birds were everywhere: sickle-billed vanga, Madagascan hoopoe, broad-billed roller, Malagasy kingfisher, magpie...More

3  Thank Maria_the_Snorkeler
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

A nice park where you can see a lot of birds and small lemurs. There are different trail to walk but like in all the parks in Madagascar you have to pay for guide.

Thank Catalin A
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