We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lagune de la Somone

Features Animals
Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Review Highlights
Real paradise of birds and nature

Our tour un the lagon of Somon has been perfect for relax. We took a long trip by boat for 2hours... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Marcoe R
via mobile
Worthy to see, even it is not nesting season

Nice to see for anybody who like birds and nature. Take a one houre boat trip from behind Royal... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Danielle P
Prague, Czech Republic
Read all 364 reviews
All photos (245)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“boat tour”(4 reviews)
“nice place”(2 reviews)
“baobab hotel”(2 reviews)
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Somone, Somone 23100, Senegal
+221 77 794 22 17
Reviews (364)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews boat tour nice place baobab hotel person nature mangroves birds activities restaurants lagune shore
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 23 reviews
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Our tour un the lagon of Somon has been perfect for relax. We took a long trip by boat for 2hours and go over the lagon river , it was nice to see many of bird's, fish crabs, also we had met many pelicans and...More

Thank Marcoe R
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Just stayed the entire day for a quite moment of relax. Service is good and staff is incredibly kind and gentle. Of course this is a turistic attraction, very different from the real Senegal, but it's worth if you're looking for an all inclusive place.

Thank Figaro_AB
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Nice to see for anybody who like birds and nature. Take a one houre boat trip from behind Royal Horizon Baobab hotel restaurant (10€/person). Ask first when is the best time to go (the tide) and arrange the trip.

Thank Danielle P
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Its a must when you are in the area but be aware of the people who will hassle you and try to get you best deal to go round the lagoon. It does get annoying sometimes but the nature itself and restaurants are well worth...More

Thank Katarina W
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I have been here twice - once in December and again the following April with my mother and 4 teenage children. We took a boat ride through the lagune out to a place where the smallest Baobab tree grows...it's over 120 years old but very...More

Thank Amy N
Reviewed March 26, 2018

perhaps March isnt the best time to go as there were not many birds. However, the experience of walking through the mangroves is magical and the time on the boat was peaceful

Thank nikiidsee
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Lots of birds and a tranquil place to be. Did a boat tour from Dangane. A nice day activity. Pricing was on the high end compared to other Senegal activities.

1  Thank Eltjo v
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family while staying at Ngaparou . Absolutely idyllic spot . Lovely beach , chilled restaurants with very helpful pleasant staff . Reasonably priced drinks and good simple food . Paddle boarding and surfing reasonably priced from the shore . Some hassle...More

Thank patriciaryan29
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Very nice lagune with a lot of birds and good Englisch speaking guide. The lagune is not crowded with tourists its very relaxed.

Thank oneduo
Reviewed December 19, 2017

It was a nice boat trip. Not expensive and we had a nice guide. We have seen a lot of beautifull birds and some cool pelicans.

Thank nickvandermeer1
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 nearby hotels
Coralia Club Le Baobab
43 reviews
.10 miles away
Royal Horizon Baobab
693 reviews
.44 miles away
Lookea Royal Baobab
998 reviews
.46 miles away
La Lagune
37 reviews
.75 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 20 nearby restaurants
104 reviews
1.21 miles away
L'echo Cotier
137 reviews
3.85 miles away
L'o a la Bouche
45 reviews
3.97 miles away
KA'NELL Cafe & Patisserie
78 reviews
4.47 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 nearby attractions
Parc Exotique de Nguerigne
62 reviews
3.25 miles away
Plage Popenguine
108 reviews
4.55 miles away
Accrobaobab Adventure
134 reviews
5.00 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
January 17, 2018|
Response from oneduo | Reviewed this property |
Hello Travelbug, From Dakar its about 45/60 minutes by taxi.. From st. Louis i don't know. Greetings Oneduo