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Address: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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The wildlife protection policies of this game park, run by Canadian...

The wildlife protection policies of this game park, run by Canadian environmentalists, directly contribute to the healthy elephant population of Burkina Faso.

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Great elephant sighting!

We decided to visit Nazinga because our elephant sighting in Pendjari National Park was fleeting and we left Benin wanting more. We heard that elephant sightings in Nazinga are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
Randy H
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit Nazinga because our elephant sighting in Pendjari National Park was fleeting and we left Benin wanting more. We heard that elephant sightings in Nazinga are pretty much a sure thing. We hired a car from Ouagadougou and drove down to Nazinga. From the village of Po you head west for approximately 15 km on a very... More 

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Ouagadougou
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Okay, the place is a bit rough and worn but I love watching elephants. Go once the acces road is dry and the bush has dried up. Unfortunately this can be when it is too hot to sleep. Phone ahead with a large group and you might be able to get air conditioning all night for a bit extra.

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Ouagadougou, Kadiogo, Burkina Faso
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Charging elephants, timid monkeys and lazy crocks seem the norm on this African Safari. We frequent Nazinga 2-3 times a year. All though you are not guaranteed to see a ton of elephants the chance is great. Rustic hut sleeping always make an interesting sleep as you are constantly running into some type of wildlife even if it is monkey... More 

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London, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Not huge and the facilities are simple, but what more does one need than a chance to see herds of elephants in the wild?? Easy to access from Ouaga, but note that if you go in the rainy season or just after it may be hard to see the animals. Mid to late dry season is best.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

If you compare Nazinga to East-African parks, you can't have the same level of expectation but you will see amazing wildlife for a very low price. We had rented a car from Ouagadougou and hired a guide to come along with us (mandatory). He took us all over the park during almost two hours searching in vain for elephants but... More 

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Thank Oliver R
Bicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Came here hoping to see elephants and weren't disappointed! The hotels are ok, some more pricey than others but all clean and in great places.

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Thank Catjane2610
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

A nice spot in the south of burkina that has three options to stay in. One out side of the gate with two in the park. Cold beer, good food and the ability to bring your own. Kids loved the Elephants and other game.

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Thank Geoff P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

This isn't an East African wildlife park, so temper your expectations. With that said, there's nothing cooler than seeing the elephants in the wild. I've done Nazinga in the rainy season (August) and the dry season (January). I would definitely recommend the dry season, as in the rainy season the grass grows so high that you couldn't see an elephant... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

The park is ok There are elephants and birds but not many other animals to see. Compared to the parks in East Africa it is small and offers little. However, if u are already in Burkina, it is not that far from Ouagadougou; the main city so it is nice to go there for one day. You shall go very... More 

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Loenhout, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

If you want to see elephants in the wild,stop here,look for a good guide and go find the herd,impressive

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