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Abuko Nature Reserve

#4 of 22 things to do in Banjul Features Animals
15 Miles South of Banjul | Kombo North District, Banjul, Gambia
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Abuko

The national reservation abuko is nice place to visit during your stay in gambia despite there is... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
lena k
via mobile
Birdwatching with Mustapha Barry

One of the first trips i made was Abuko nature park. I was with Mustapha Barry,birdwatching guide... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Hamieke
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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This comparatively small and easily accessible wildlife reserve is home to a number of indigenous African birds.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good22%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible12%
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15 Miles South of Banjul | Kombo North District, Banjul, Gambia
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The national reservation abuko is nice place to visit during your stay in gambia despite there is not so much to see , but you can go inside the cage with hyena for example so good place for brave people.

1  Thank lena k
Reviewed 9 May 2017

One of the first trips i made was Abuko nature park. I was with Mustapha Barry,birdwatching guide, i was amazed by his knowledge about birds and nature, We had a nice walk and he spotted the most butifull birds like the violet and green Turaco,...More

1  Thank Hamieke
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The forest itself is a nice and peaceful place where you can see some animals in their natural habitat. Even some rare elusive red monkeys may be seen. You can spend a relaxing hour or two walking the trails and listening the nature. However, there...More

1  Thank hapapo
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

When we first got there the guy behind the desk was so ignorant and wouldn't answer us and when he did he had such a bad attitude. Went around the park with a guide, very long walk, saw a few monkeys but he only really...More

Thank lizzy r
Reviewed 28 February 2017

West African Reserves are not to be compared with the Wild Parks of East Africa or Botswana. The main attraction of Abuko are the rare Red Colobus Ape and the truly stunning birdlife, so the best thing to do is to stroll the Reserve accompanied...More

1  Thank c0pl0
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you are bird watching or photographing then this is a must visit sight. We saw a good number of species including green and Violet Turacos along with giant Kingfishers.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We had a nice walk round the park, but did not see any animals, and not many birds. Maksutu Cultural Forest or the monkey park near Senegambia were more fun.

Thank Anteater117
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The 'protected' forest itself is very disappointing and most of the animals have left, bar a few monkeys. We walked through the forest with a guide but there really was nothing to point out. At the end you come to a 'rescue' centre. There are...More

4  Thank laurakiddle
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place is beautiful if your after a sedate but long nature walk with lots of birds and monkeys. The animal orphanage needs some tlc and some education on environment and animal rehabilitation but they are making the best of a bad job! It is...More

Thank Bushra18
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great place to visit although quite a long walk. The monkeys are wonderful to see but the other animals in the cages don't seem quite as happy although still well looked after.

Thank Ali H
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Atayah2014
29 January 2017|
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Response from Ali H | Reviewed this property |
No lions sorry
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