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Lokobe Nature Special Reserve

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Nosy Be, Madagascar
+261 32 76 733 64
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Unusual animals everywhere

You really need a guide here, but no problem. You get here by paddling a canoe for an hour (or... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TravisTripper
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Austin, Texas
How natural is it really?

I had the impression that the whole affair was kind of staged but certainly it is not an ethical... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
58renate
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Florence, Italy
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  • Excellent61%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“boa constrictor” (11 reviews)
“small village” (6 reviews)
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Nosy Be, Madagascar
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+261 32 76 733 64
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"boa constrictor"
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"local handicrafts"
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"local beer"
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"leaf tailed"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You really need a guide here, but no problem. You get here by paddling a canoe for an hour (or letting your canoe owner do the paddling), get off at the village, then follow the trails with your guide. In addition to the expected collection...More

Thank TravisTripper
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the impression that the whole affair was kind of staged but certainly it is not an ethical one: the lemurs that are being fed bananas to come down from the trees and possibly sit on your shoulders, the boa that had just eaten...More

Thank 58renate
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When coming to Nosy-Be this spring, my friend connected me to Sabine Charles, a local guide who know so much about the island that she grew up in. She speaks English very well, and works in an ecological education program for local farmers, so she...More

1  Thank Phillip Z
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

What a lovely day this was! We were picked up from our hotel, and driven down to the small village where our pirogue was awaiting us. We paddled for about an hour, and arrived at the village at the entrance to the reserve. We saw...More

2  Thank jane-cosmic
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I've been visiting the natural reserve last week, staying in a lodge in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by magnificent trees, lots of birds, lezards, snakes, etc. The walk in the forest is very interesting as you can find losts of animals there (I recommend...More

1  Thank Jean R
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

It really was incredible to see lemurs in their natural habitat. I'd recommend that you bring a ton of water and an extra camera. It was a bit of a drive from the hotel and I had to wait for the roads to be repaired...More

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

A really special place where one can see various species of lemurs in their natural habitat; tropical vegetation; as well as prolific snakes(!). Well worth the drive ans canoe trip!

Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to see lemurs, snakes, and chameleons in their natural habitat. The travel to Lokobe is also fun and adventurous. Upon arrival to a small fishing village you are rowed 35 minutes in a handmade canoe where you can chose to assist rowing through...More

Thank Anthony N
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the trip! As everywhere in Madagascar, we had to take a guided tour to the island which provides transport and a local island guide. Its not very cheap (min $45+), however it made our life easier and it was definitely worth it. On the...More

3  Thank Pauli_Roth
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A taxi would pick you up at Anjiamarango Resort and drive you to the nature reserve access point.There are no roads to the nature reserve so the locals would take you there by dugout canoe.While you are on your hike he would be busy in...More

2  Thank Warrenfredericks
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