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Avenue of the Baobabs

#1 of 6 things to do in Morondava Features Animals
Morondava, Madagascar
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Amazing sunset

We visited the Avenue of the Baobabs, the baobab in love and the sacred baobab in June and you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alessandro P
This is excellent, we did the sunrise and the sunset

Obviously like any major attraction it is full of tourists and photographers, me being one of them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alison F
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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Morondava, Madagascar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Avenue of the Baobabs, the baobab in love and the sacred baobab in June and you cannot help but remain speechless in front of these unique and gigantic trees. A sight not to be missed is the visit during sunset. It is...More

Thank Alessandro P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously like any major attraction it is full of tourists and photographers, me being one of them and therefore the scene is slightly spoilt but this is a must see and quite iconic when visiting Madagascar. Take it for what it is and enjoy.

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The baobabs look stunning in this location, as well as at other spots for miles and miles along this same bumpy road heading north toward the Tsingy. The baobabs stand out like sentries that mourn for the rest of the trees that have been burned...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there in plenty of time to take beautiful sunset photos - along with at least 100 others....there are so many examples of beautiful baobabs along this route and this is not to be missed...Our guide also recommended a sunset option - many less...More

Thank Outoftheboat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great to see these amazing trees though the "Avenue" itself was shorter and less impressive than I expected. Seeing the trees scattered around the surrounding plain was almost as impressive - though the sunset photo ops are striking.

1  Thank Penny V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not to miss this attraction. Three species of Baobabs obvious in this area. The sunset is especially magical. Some of the local children love their picture taken and being shown the digital images. No "tips" expected. There is a very good viewing area for the...More

Thank cdb15427
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Something like 50 meters of Babi and along the road. Better to watch on sunset. It's not a park actually so once locals decide to chop trees - they will do it. But in nearest future it's all yours to visit. If you go there...More

Thank Sergey K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a frequent visitor to Africa since 1999 and always been a fan of the baobabs - to me they are an unequalled African icon. I have never had the chance to learn so much about these gentle giants or to take such...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved seeing these huge big trees. We hired a car from Antananrivio and it was brutal but worth it.you might be better flying to Morondova.

1  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous tall baobabs, clustered together in this iconic place. There are handmade souvenirs if you want them. Beware of the roadside food in Madagascar, though, I'm sure it's what upset me!!

Thank robrothbury
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Andyashleyhall
May 5, 2016|
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Response from CKF | Reviewed this property |
It did get quite buggy as and after the sun went down. I do not recall as many in the morning when we returned for sunrise. Definitely bring bug repellent -- and enjoy! The trees are just spectacular!
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Brenna0389
December 9, 2015|
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Response from Manfred H | Reviewed this property |
contact CACTUS tours very professional very safe
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beachmummy1
August 18, 2015|
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Response from Ivar H | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I was there during sunset, and can for sure recommend that.
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