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Bijilo Forest Park

#1 of 22 things to do in Banjul Features Animals
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Took my stepson here and he loved it

This is very nice and nature based was a good African experience cant wait to go back again the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Up close and personal

Went there this week with our driver/guide. Really enjoyed the interactive experience with the... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2017
Sussex UK
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This park contains a wide variety of birds.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“nuts” (40 reviews)
“monkeys” (189 reviews)
“forest” (39 reviews)
Banjul, Gambia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very nice and nature based was a good African experience cant wait to go back again the place is so relaxing

Thank BeautytempleSalon
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Went there this week with our driver/guide. Really enjoyed the interactive experience with the monkeys. They will come and feed from your hands if you have peanuts, they are not aggressive but can be impatient! We saw lots of native birds and other monkey species...More

Thank ComeonAugust
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The monkey park was just around the corner from our hotel so we visited and spent a couple of hours there taking pictures of the monkey's and we stopped for a drink before leaving and purchased a nice painting. There was talk of them building...More

Thank Fitzy2014
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Sympathetic guides and a nice and relaxing stroll to chill between your beach holiday. Be sure to see dozens of monkeys, but you should not feed them.

Thank elisae554
Reviewed March 27, 2017

this used to be a (bird)Paradise but since they have literally erased every tree and plants in the first 500 meters, there is nothing anymore. at the entrance, there is maybe 50m tree and plants left, just enough to feed the monkeys. Beyond this there...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Also known as "Monkey Park". There are lots of monkeys throughout the forest, but that's it. Some of the monkeys are quite tame so you can feed them. Although feeding monkeys is officially forbidden, it was common among the tourists. The forest area is quite...More

Thank hapapo
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Amazing place great walk so much to see birdwatchers paradise good to wander through in the shade for few hours lots birds,monkeys,lizards tropical trees and vegetation

Thank Janice B
Reviewed March 5, 2017

We enjoyed our couple of hours at the Bijilo Forest Park with the monkeys as we didn’t have the presence of them at our hotel in Kotu. We bought some nuts from outside the park and decided to proceed without a ‘guide’, enjoying the company...More

1  Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed March 2, 2017

This park is an important wildlife park and should be a conserved area, sadly it is being demolished, who knows why, there is plenty of other land to build on here in The Gambia!

Thank TravellerAS
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

I love the monkey park that's why it's got 5🌟but I was so saddened to see that so many of the trees there had been cleared. I hope that no more are taken away. Our guide Lamin who I call my Gambian brother explained why...More

1  Thank Lizzylou78
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