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Lac Ma Vallee

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Address: Lac ma vallee, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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+243-829-900-009
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Surrounded by the equatorial forest, Ma Vallée is a scenic African lake.

Surrounded by the equatorial forest, Ma Vallée is a scenic African lake.

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get out to get some exercise

When you are tired of sitting in a hotel and a business meeting in Kinshasa all week, this is the place to get out to. Though they charge you 5 USD just to enter, but it is worth... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Nóra S
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Hell, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After i kill someone, i really didn't know where to dump these bodies i had in my scooby doo mystery van where i was accompanied by my gang shaggy my gay lover ,Scooby also my gay furry lover,Fred also my gay lover,Velma my dog and Da Muslim slave.For any murders out there i recommend this place to dump bodies ;)

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is now called "Africa Park Adventures" (as of 2016), so check reviews with that name. The lake is still called "Lac ma vallee," but it has new management and many new activities to do, beyond just a walk around the lake. Take comfortable shoes, insect repellent and sunscreen. There is an entrance fee of $5 for adults and... More 

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Thank TroisChatsLies
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice place of nature outside the city, you can eat and relax on the lac mavalee . theres a terrasse that offers food (grilled chicken).

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Thank NikAnast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

When you are tired of sitting in a hotel and a business meeting in Kinshasa all week, this is the place to get out to. Though they charge you 5 USD just to enter, but it is worth is, as it offers different activities to move you and enjoy nature. Oh, there is a welcome soft-drink included! We just went... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Getting to ma vallée may not be an easy task given the general state of the roads in the DRC and out of Kinshasa, but it is worth a visit on a sunny day for a picnic, a ride around the lake or for just a relaxing atmosphere. The framework of water, tall trees and silence, only broken by the... More 

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Don'expect too much, but it is a nice place for a relaxed weekend walk or picnic. The walk follow the path around the lake, you are very close to water. The walk is easy, mainly in the shade and with no difficulties - OK for small children. There is a small ber/restaurant there, serving cool beer and sodas, and food.... More 

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This Pleasant lake is a wonderful place to spend a relaxing weekend. It’s a lovely escape from the busy schedule of city. A 6 KM walk around the river is an nice experience and going for a paddle on the boats is a nice way to enjoy. There is a local restaurant serving cheap food and grilled fish tilapia is... More 

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

It is nice to walk around the lake on a Sunday morning, while waiting for your lunch to be prepared by the restaurant facing the lake. Good for families with kids, or sport lovers. The walk around the lake takes about an hour at slow pace.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Silent place and in the lap of nature. Person will be rejuvenated by visiting nice place. Restaurant is there which serve food as per order. Local Congolese, Europeans foods but have less options of all foods due to remote place. It can be reach within an hr from Kinshasa city. Boating is also available in the site. Charges are minimum.

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Thank ZONGO
Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The surroundings offer a calm retreat away from Kinshasa. It's a nice place to take a large group to (just make sure you order food ahead of time) or to hold a one-day small group meeting. It's near Lola Ya Bonobo so I suggest making this a lunch top after or before visiting the bonobos.

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