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River Gambia National Park

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Hi all can anyone recommend the best way to she the chimpanzee from kololi We arrive on December... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
stickyvicky2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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A wild adventure

The RGNP is a beautiful sanctuary in contrast to the bustle of the coast. It is well worth... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hi all can anyone recommend the best way to she the chimpanzee from kololi We arrive on December 21st but would really love a trip to see these chimps Overnight stay would be great in camp site if possible cost dependent But most of all...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018

The RGNP is a beautiful sanctuary in contrast to the bustle of the coast. It is well worth travelling to see the impressive habitats and wildlife. I was lucky to find a great taxi driver called Amadou. His English was great and he was knowledgeable...More

2  Thank greenway13k
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Went on a boat to go from Banjul to the colony and was surprised how wide the river was, which meant we did not really see anything along the river apart from water, so wasn't as exiting as thought it was going to be

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

The river Gambia national park is an ideal place to visit while on holiday in The Gambia. A boat ride gives you the rare opportunity to spot hippos in their natural habitat, Crocs on the river banks and Chimps in a rehabilitation center keeping them...More

2  Thank Dam A
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I made the long road journey from Senegambia (6 hrs) avoiding dead donkeys , groups of monkeys and cows crossing the road. To be honest this made the journey more exciting(not the donkey). Police and military check points in most villages along the way, it's...More

6  Thank jeffoclarko
Reviewed February 23, 2018

It was so relaxing to tour this national park on a boat for about 3 hours. We saw hippos, crocodiles, all kind of birds and of course chimpanzees! This is a must do when in The Gambia!

2  Thank Lillie-Marie73
Reviewed January 22, 2018

My best advice is not to stay at the Chimpanzee project itself, At over £100 a night it is simply over priced. Better to stay at the nearby Kairoh Gardens (a bit rough n ready but only £7 a night) in Kuntaur and take a...More

12  Thank Paul W
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I stayed two nights at the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project in a tented cabin overlooking the River Gambia National Park and Baboon Islands. I was there at the hottest time of the year (October), and man, it was HOT! But so worth it. The staff are...More

5  Thank dclemurgrrl
Reviewed March 14, 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

11  Thank YuriAxel
Reviewed February 8, 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

8  Thank priscillaferal
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Response from Faye J | Reviewed this property |
when we went we did a roots tour, crocodile park, monkey park, trip to oyster farm, trip to capital, friends enjoyed wildlife trip to park to see birds, went to see vultures being fed at local hotel senagambia, other friends... More
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FionaMTait
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
First of all it is a very long way! 7 hours by car. My regular driver is Musa - Tel (+220 if dialling from abroad) 991 4630. Very reliable and a nice big mini van. you could stop off for a night at Tendaba either going or... More
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