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Description: The wildlife protection policies of this game park, run by Canadian...
The wildlife protection policies of this game park, run by Canadian environmentalists, directly contribute to the healthy elephant population of Burkina Faso.
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Here again, we spent a few years not months or weeks in Burkina Faso, so we went to the Nazinga Game Park often. Its nice but kinda hit and miss on whether or not you will see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2014
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Grifton, North Carolina
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Loenhout, Belgium
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22 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you want to see elephants in the wild,stop here,look for a good guide and go find the herd,impressive

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Accra, Ghana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This off the beaten track park is a wondeful place for people to see wildlife with a great place to stay in a beautiful country. Nazinga was my last stop in Burkina. If you do not have your own transportation it can be very difficult to get in and out of unless you can hop on someones moto and then... More 

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Grifton, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Here again, we spent a few years not months or weeks in Burkina Faso, so we went to the Nazinga Game Park often. Its nice but kinda hit and miss on whether or not you will see wildlife. No lions but lots of elephants. Go in Jan. Feb. or Mar.

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Not to be compared with east Africa, but as it is not busy a very relaxing place. Garantuee to see elephants up close. The lake has crocodiles, nice to sit and watch at night. Bring torch, chair and drinks.

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Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The rainy season is not the best time to travel to Nazinga, but it worked out fine. Four wheel drive is a necessity, as the road was very, very rough and flooded in several places. We did see a good number of elephants, antelope, baboons and birds. I can see how it would be much easier to see the animals... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The road from Ouagadougou is in good condition and there is not much traffic (3 hours drive). Once you get to Nazinga you'll se the elephants in and around a little lake just next to the reserve's HQ and the main accommodation and restaurants. In two days I saw 60 or so elephants, large numbers of baboons, some antelopes, guinea... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The drive is 3.5 hours from OUA so we decided to arrive late afternoon and spend the night. Our cost for travel, food, lodging, and park entrance was $80 per person. However, there is nothing luxurious about this adventure! Once you leave the paved road be prepared to be jostled around and eat lots of dust! It seems like a... More 

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We were initially booked fora night at their Campement de l’éléphant which was rather disappointing in terms of infrastructure - the pool was dry, doors had no keys and the entire place had an un-kept look to it. This however was off set by friendly staff and the sight of elephants just 500m of the hotel. We then moved to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Its 200km frm OUA. 3hrs drive. If u go for rent a car frm OUA it will be Cost 35000 to 40000FCFA u hav 2 buy fuel. Fuel cost around 20000FCFA.Food n other cost dpnd on u. If u want 2 come back OUA same day then u hav to start frm OUA at 5.30 to 6am. But aftr all... More 

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Ede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

In the dry season you can not miss the elephants. The huts in the camp are very basic but the nature and animals are a very good compensation. The park is a paradise for bird watchers.

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