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Limbe Wildlife Centre

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Bota Road, P.B. 878, Limbe, Cameroon
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Such potential!

I have long wanted to visit LWC and finally managed to get there. It is a small site. CFA2000... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
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Beautiful sanctuary for rehab of local primates saved from poachers and live-trade

In this sanctuary you will see (and hear) 15 species of well cared primates, from this area of... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
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  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
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Bota Road, P.B. 878, Limbe, Cameroon
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I have long wanted to visit LWC and finally managed to get there. It is a small site. CFA2000 entry. I appreciate that there is a lot of work that goes in to running a center but ultimately it fails to serve its purpose of...More

1  Thank Matvl
Reviewed 25 June 2017

In this sanctuary you will see (and hear) 15 species of well cared primates, from this area of Cameroon. You'll see them very close - contained by fences. the primates were rescued because they were illegally kept or traded. they have an education center and...More

Thank HappytravelerAlaska
Reviewed 15 May 2017

As has been just said, to think of this as a zoo is completely wrong. This is a sanctuary for amazing primates who would otherwise be death, mainly thanks to humans. A zoo is there for humans, this is there for the animals. It is...More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The goal of this facility is to rescue and ultimately return the animals to the wild. Particular of our interest were the Gorilla's. We were on a cruise tour that made a stop at Limbe. Guides were particularly knowledgeable and provided as much background information...More

Thank Radarman123
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Good primate exhibit. I was happily impressed by the quality of the Limbe Zoo. It focuses mostly on primates: gorillas, chimpanzees, baboons, drills, mandrills, but it also has a Nile crocodile, python, and even Duiker bucks. My favorite was the mandrill attraction. I had always...More

2  Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

If you like different views of primates, this is a good Cameroonian example of a few different examples. The Drill/Mandrill are the star for me! These are the colorfully and actively moving monkey that's exhibited. Non nationals pay 3,000 CFA and cameras are allowed. There's...More

1  Thank PayneReviewsAll
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I came to see the cross river gorilla and I did it even if njango the 25 years old female gorilla is sick and you cannot get too close. The drill cage is impressive even if one of the female drills is free and the...More

1  Thank Massimiliano R
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Seen a lot of gorillas, baboons, drills, etc. Even saw 2 Duiker bucks that is well known in SA! The area is fairly well maintained with good staff taking proper care and rehabilitate. Very nice little cafeteria with burgers, pizzas, delicious yoghurt smoothies, etc! A...More

Thank HenkiePenkie1
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My expectations was too high compare to the reality. We did the visit without a guide assign to explain us. Animals seem to be well treated and feed. Was really expecting to see lion, panthers...i think the management need to work hard to bring something...More

1  Thank Henri_Out
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Limbe Wildlife Center has a huge sample of African primates.....the only place to have Drills in captivity (and they have a lot of them), Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Mandrrills....the guides are very knowledgeable and the center is well managed (for Africa). We really enjoyed out time...More

Thank RickMIusa
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