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The Reptile Farm

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Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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You learn a lot about the native species of snakes, crabs,.... Very engaging tour guide. Nice... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Goele L
This place is awesome

It was such a shame that the place had been ravaged by a fire 4 days ago All the reptiles had been... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
Julia W
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Village of Kartong, Kartong, Gambia
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

You learn a lot about the native species of snakes, crabs,.... Very engaging tour guide. Nice little bar at the end of the tour. Don't forget to check out the Gambian toilet! Very nicely done.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Goele L
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

It was such a shame that the place had been ravaged by a fire 4 days ago All the reptiles had been saved but the surroundings destroyed The guide Edmond was extremely knowledgeable and explained that the farm is used to educate and rehabilitate the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

We visited this wonderful place for a couple of hours and both the adults and children had a wonderful time. We were shown around by the owner's daughter (8), and her knowledge is extraordinary! The opportunity for all of us to handle the reptiles and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sarajane M
Reviewed February 1, 2019

When i first heard of this place i thought ok it would be fun pretty much like a close encounter sort of thing you get in Europe in some zoo's but boy was i wrong hahaha Never did i imagine that i would be touching...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Danny W
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Stopped on the off chance. Really great place to visit Up close and personal with the snakes. There were crocodiles some only babies however with sharp teeth. They need more funds to support their work, however the animals are well cared for. Our guide was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CliveU
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We spent a few days in Gunjur and Kartong, the two southern border villages in The Gambia and this was one of our favourite things we did there! For a very reasonable entry price, me and my girlfriend had our own tour of the farm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JTema94
Reviewed January 4, 2019

A personalised tour of the snakes of Gambia and great to hear that they operate a receive and release policy. Was amused to learn from our guide that Gambia's most dangerous snake was the trouser snake and not the puff adder :-) Our daughter swears...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ICLee999
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

I visited reptile park with Black and White tours who were good. My guide from Black and White took great pictures. We were guided around park by their guide, a young girl who was good. I held a royal python, a baby crocodile and was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steveb66uk
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Really a great trip! Very dedicated and kompetent people. Very educational and holding the snakes and turtles while telling about them only increases the attention. Even our local guide (who was terrified of snakes) touched one of the small snakes and asked for their number,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnneKristinSallerup
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Had a day out to Kartong and came across this place by chance. Entrance was 200 dalasi each I thought too much to look at some snakes but Awa thought not, so in we go. Pleasant surprise! Several different species and turtles too. Awa had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Julia W | Reviewed this property |
A royal/ball python