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Lokobe Nature Special Reserve

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Amazing visit to the Forest/Reserve

We were able to walk here from our Bungalows (Doany Beach). We walked into the village and met by... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
Nice trip

Starting with the car to the Lokobe village, then a walk trough the mangrove area, peddeling in a... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
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Nosy Be, Madagascar
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

We were able to walk here from our Bungalows (Doany Beach). We walked into the village and met by some guides who quickly organised an English speaking guide (Ja). Ja was good and also supported by a couple of others to help us look for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Kartinggal
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Starting with the car to the Lokobe village, then a walk trough the mangrove area, peddeling in a local 'tree' boat. Walk in the park to meet Lemur, Salamander etc. Very nice indeed. After a 2.5 hour hike a nice lunch near the beach. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rickenbilly
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Took taxi to the shore where you paddle your boats across the bay through mangrove swamps in itself a great experience, our guide spoke French and English very good, a small walk up into the Forrest and first encounter a chameleon then further in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank P7207CPrichardg
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to a nature reserve in Madagascar. Ww had so many surprises, owls, three different kinds of lemurs, a huge boa, birds, geckos and more. The guides were great, very keen on finding us animals. Lunch on the island was plentiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank SimoneGadi
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Armand is THE guide to go with : contact him here Armand Michel, AMBATOSAVAVY - NOSY BE - 0320400527.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank BLA974
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Diverse wildlife with walking tours during both day and night. Do not miss The walks will allow you to see diverse Madagascar wildlife, from spiders to camaleons to gekos to snakes and lemurs.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ElBar72
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We booked this trip through our hotel, costing 220,000 Airey (£52) for two people, transport from hotel each way, hike and lunch. You get dropped off in a very small village on the coast and canoe 30ish minutes across the bay in a wooden canoe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Nick B
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you come to Nosy Be, you must do the trip to Lokobe Nature special reserve. We did goe there with an english speaking guide, Donald. To come to the reserve you first have to do the kanoeing for about 45 minutes, a very hot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lotta K
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walk trough the jungle bring long pants and protection against mosquitoes! But who ! What a experience

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marc R
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Many animals could be seen in a relatively small area. Some were very close to the trail and not afraid of humans at all. The guides were very experienced.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Petra E
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17 August 2018|
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Response from Vespa2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can book it from your country trough your tour operator but you can easily do it when you are in Madagascar. We booked it from Italy , contacting a beach boy I knew on the web, and getting informations by other... More
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28 July 2018|
Response from Mondane |
Hi, there are many options and tours...most of them request something like 50 000per pax. This include the journey to the park, the tour and the food in the village after the tour. Make sure to arrive early - not after 10am... More
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