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River Gambia National Park

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Banjul, Gambia
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The wildest thing

Staying two nights at the Chimpanzee rehabilitation project and loved it. My wife is not really a... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
YuriAxel
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Helsinki, Finland
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The Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project is an International Treasure

The Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project is indulgent in the experience it provides those fortunate... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
priscillaferal
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Darien, Connecticut
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Five flat islands comprise this national park, which is also known as Baboon Island. Primates are plentiful, as well as reptiles and birds.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Staying two nights at the Chimpanzee rehabilitation project and loved it. My wife is not really a big nature-goer, but this time we both enjoyed the stay a lot. The experience is probably the wildest thing you can have without nothing to worry about and...More

3  Thank YuriAxel
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project is indulgent in the experience it provides those fortunate enough to book a couple of nights at its camp on the mainland. When staying there, you'll easily see extraordinarily rare and lively red colobus monkeys plunging through the trees, while seeing...More

2  Thank priscillaferal
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We did a trip down the river on a lazy day cruise it was a real experience the scenery was stunning and we learned alot about the birds and animals around the area defiantly a must.

1  Thank Ali H
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a wonderful day in the park although it rained constantly all day and we were soaked to the skin. Walking along the paths we saw monkeys jumping through the tree tops a variety of lizards and birds the odd creepy crawly, spiders mainly...More

1  Thank kjowitt
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great food.... knowledgeable staff and an amazing experience....loved it...this is how things should be. The staff are enthusiastic and knowledgeable....the food is simple and really tasty...and the chimps are amazing. A total highlight of our holiday

2  Thank sparkielspa
Reviewed 10 March 2016

On arrival at the project we were greeted by the friendly and welcoming manager Kelly, who showed us to our amazing safari tent, perched high on a cliff overlooking the river Gambia. A few moments later a huge troop of baboons crashed through the forest...More

7  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The chimpanzee rehabilitation centre lodge is genuinely one of the most amazing places we've ever stayed. The luxury tents are perched on a cliff overlooking the jungle canopy with an incredible view of the river. We were amazed by how clean and comfortable everything was...More

2  Thank Sam R
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We rented a boat with a cook, driver and our own guide. The river is wonderfully quiet and beautiful.

1  Thank HeidiMaria1212
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We had a magical experience at the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project for three days, two nights. The trips out on the boat seeing lots of chimps and other wildlife were spectacular; but the best bit was sitting on the deck of the water house as the...More

6  Thank Echoawaits
Reviewed 9 January 2016

It's totally wort spending quite an amount of money for this experience. You'll be picked by a boat from Kuntaur or arrive by road via Kudang, then there is luxury camping with amazing views and solitude and wonderful food and very secure. During your stay...More

6  Thank Travelaroundandsee
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MissD1984
13 June 2017|
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Response from angler29 | Reviewed this property |
Yes she will love it,you both will,enjoy. You both have to be relativly fit ,if you see my pic in blue shirt passing the termite hill you can see how steep the steps are but it will be a great experience for you... More
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route66123
29 January 2017|
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Response from angler29 | Reviewed this property |
you have to be fit to do this trip,plenty of climbing especially to your accommodation which is a safari tent on the hillside.
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