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Ankarafantsika National Park

#2 of 7 things to do in Mahajanga Features Animals
Boeny Region of Madagascar | The closest city is Majunga 115 km north of the park, Mahajanga 401, Madagascar
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Surprisingly good. Great guides, food, accommodations

The birding was excellent with many sought after species found by our excellent guides. The forest... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Bruce R
Beautifull dry forest and lake

We stayed two nights on the park's camping. The facilities are basic and not very clean, but you're... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Chloe A
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
4 Jan 2017
“Beautifull dry forest and lake”
13 Dec 2016
“Dry forset”
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Boeny Region of Madagascar | The closest city is Majunga 115 km north of the park, Mahajanga 401, Madagascar
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

The birding was excellent with many sought after species found by our excellent guides. The forest trails were well-maintained and provided excellent access to the forest. Lemurs were sparse, but found with some effort. Many reptile species were readily seen. The food selection was good...More

1  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed two nights on the park's camping. The facilities are basic and not very clean, but you're in the middle of nowhere and you can chill with the sifaka's hanging around the camping site! Make sure to visit the lake at sunset when all...More

Thank Chloe A
Reviewed 25 December 2016

My experience at the Park was extremely enjoyable, to put it mildly. In fact, it was incredible. Bird- and animal watching started as soon as I arrived in the Park in the morning. Birds were everywhere: sickle-billed vanga, Madagascan hoopoe, broad-billed roller, Malagasy kingfisher, magpie...More

1  Thank Maria_the_Snorkeler
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A nice park where you can see a lot of birds and small lemurs. There are different trail to walk but like in all the parks in Madagascar you have to pay for guide.

Thank Catalin A
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is not a 'top tier' tourist destination, but it's worth an overnight. The overall experience with the lemurs is not as rich as possible in other parks. The hiking is beautiful but not spectacular. And the overall cost of park entrance, etc is high...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We visited this park on our visit to the north of Madagascar. Nice guide, fine easyJet walk. Canyuon was a nicely extra. The foodprocessor in the park was good

Thank MANI_DIVER
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the park on our whay back to Tana. It is a beautiful place whit lots of trees and a vivid nature. The first thing we saw where 4 Sifaka (dancing lemures) on this tall tree. That impression whas enough to...More

Thank RuzGrapenholm
Reviewed 10 May 2016

nice restaurant friendly staff very basic bungalows no hot water though great to see lemurs coming as we ate breakfast basic accommodation but pleasant

1  Thank keshmad
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This park is at 2 hours 30 min drive from the main town of Mahajanga, it is the best dry forest to see many birds and lemurs.

Thank Ernest R
Reviewed 2 February 2016

It is a great place to spot animals such as lemurs, crocodiles, insects, spiders, snakes and nature.

Thank Stensholm
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CaliforniaTravelma
We are English speaking have been told that there are a limited number of guides that speak English. Not looking for fluent... Anyone have any info? Has been recommended that we pay extra for a fluent English speaking guide. Commenets?
24 July 2015|
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