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Vakona Private Reserve

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165 Km From Antanarivo, Andasibe, Madagascar
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Lemur Day Tour at Andasibe Rainforest and Vakona Lodge Reserve
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“lemur island” (64 reviews)
“private reserve” (20 reviews)
“canoe ride” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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165 Km From Antanarivo, Andasibe, Madagascar
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"lemur island"
in 64 reviews
"private reserve"
in 20 reviews
"canoe ride"
in 12 reviews
"crocodile farm"
in 10 reviews
"ring tailed lemurs"
in 12 reviews
"brown lemurs"
in 19 reviews
"vakona lodge"
in 13 reviews
"small island"
in 8 reviews
"fun experience"
in 4 reviews
"tame lemurs"
in 4 reviews
"great photos"
in 5 reviews
"hand fed"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful animals"
in 3 reviews
"close encounter"
in 4 reviews
"different types"
in 5 reviews
"national park"
in 7 reviews
"night walk"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a walk of andasibe park in the morning and ate a lovely lunch at Vakona restaurant. In the afternoon we went on a wall around the reserve and visit the lumur island. Two hours is enough and you get to see lots...More

Thank Shreeta G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning experience with a great guide. Did extra islands to see the ring tailed lemur too. Such beautiful and intelligent creatures. A wildlife highlight in a wonderful country.

Thank Daran71
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good close up views of 4 species of lemur. Well laid out and not a zoo, great to paddle around island in a canoe and take in the environment. Good guides who tell you all about the rehabilitation programme and the life of lemurs

Thank ChrisW311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

THis was great in that you could feed lemurs bananas and they will jump all over you. But our guide was no good and didn't say much and gave us 10 minutes on the island before taking us back. We felt cheated and that we...More

Thank DaleySwanson
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This was a fun experience and opportunity to get up close to three varieties of lemur. The Brown lemurs jump on you and are very engaging and gentle! The lemurs are all being rehabilitated - many had been pets so are being given a new...More

Thank Kerryn72
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We visited Lemur Island, the crocodile lake and related attractions. Lemur Island is an island in a river where there are a number of rescued lemurs that are very friendly, and is a must see. You will have them climbing all over you. We were...More

Thank Peter225
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I have mixed feelings after visiting this reserve. Whilst I admit it was very cool to have lemurs jumping onto your shoulder, it didn't feel quite right to have these wild animals "performing" through enticement of food. You do get to see them up close...More

1  Thank CJS_Traveller
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We didn’t have enough time to visit the national park and decided to visit this nice private reserve instead. Of course the place is for tourists and the lemurs are more “domestic” than “wild” ...but the place is really great though

Thank Karina_MK_2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A nice place to get a better view of the lemurs in the area. Good picture opportunities. A pity that some tourists really try everything to be on the picture with these poor animals. The crocodile part is more a zoo, which is exactly the...More

Thank Hans K
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Lemurs are here on a large island, and as they will not cross water, their island is their home and sanctuary. Accustomed to human visitors, the lemurs can be enticed to jump on visitors’ shoulders, heads, and backs for the reward of a bite of...More

1  Thank NJWilson79
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