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The Reptile Farm

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Really interesting and a bit hair raising!

We spent a few days in Gunjur and Kartong, the two southern border villages in The Gambia and this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Snakes on the plane

A personalised tour of the snakes of Gambia and great to hear that they operate a receive and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few days in Gunjur and Kartong, the two southern border villages in The Gambia and this was one of our favourite things we did there! For a very reasonable entry price, me and my girlfriend had our own tour of the farm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JTema94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A personalised tour of the snakes of Gambia and great to hear that they operate a receive and release policy. Was amused to learn from our guide that Gambia's most dangerous snake was the trouser snake and not the puff adder :-) Our daughter swears...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ICLee999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited reptile park with Black and White tours who were good. My guide from Black and White took great pictures. We were guided around park by their guide, a young girl who was good. I held a royal python, a baby crocodile and was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steveb66uk
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Really a great trip! Very dedicated and kompetent people. Very educational and holding the snakes and turtles while telling about them only increases the attention. Even our local guide (who was terrified of snakes) touched one of the small snakes and asked for their number,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnneKristinSallerup
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Had a day out to Kartong and came across this place by chance. Entrance was 200 dalasi each I thought too much to look at some snakes but Awa thought not, so in we go. Pleasant surprise! Several different species and turtles too. Awa had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cleethorpesuk
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great place to educate the people! The young boy knew everything about the animals and was very funny! Great people working for the animals and people of the Gambia!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Saar V
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Somebody told us that this visit really worth the distance from Banjul, so we decided to come. We were received by a little girl claiming to be our guide on the visit, we were shocked but as soon as she started to talk, we realized...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Just_the_Wanderer
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit! You get to see turtles, various lizards and lots of snakes. Our guide was a young boy (who is the owner's son). He was very informative and waa very professional for someone so young! You also get the opportunity to hold...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Robin N
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Fantastic place, you can touch a small crocodile, take a hose to the hand, go inside the room with a large strangler. gain knowledge about vanishing species of turtles in Africa

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kama D
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The reptile farm is a fabulous little haunt; D200 (~£3, give or take!!!) to enter and you’ll be wowed with so many different types of animals! Have a chance to touch snakes and learn all about their species whilst you’re there on a highly educational...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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