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Honko Community-Based Mangrove Reserve

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Ambondrolava, Toliara 601, Madagascar
+261 32 70 465 04
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Don't dismiss this tour !!!

It's too easy to say you know all about boring mangroves !! You don't and a visit to Honko... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wild_World_Traveller
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Sydney, Australia
Nice community mangrove reserve near Tulear

On your way from Tulear to Ifaty ( Mangily) don't miss a visit to a community based mangrove... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
keplam
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Zagreb, Croatia
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Located on the road between Tulear and Ifaty, this community-based mangrove reserve offers the unique opportunity to take a guided boardwalk tour of southwest Madagascar's mangroves and explore its unique flora and fauna. This site is particularly noted for its wetland bird diversity (at least 37 species)! We offer various guided tours in English, French and Malagasy. Contact us for more info!
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Ambondrolava, Toliara 601, Madagascar
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+261 32 70 465 04
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's too easy to say you know all about boring mangroves !! You don't and a visit to Honko (supported by Reef Doctor) is the best place to go. Excellent guides, great boardwalks and tower will give you exposure that no other to can.

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

On your way from Tulear to Ifaty ( Mangily) don't miss a visit to a community based mangrove reserve Honko. You can take a guide tour in the mangroves. On the way to the view point local guide will show you typical flora and fauna...More

Thank keplam
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

we had a walk into the mangroves to see how they grow after replanting . our guide explained why the forest is so important for the local people and nature. I was glad to see that at least in this place good work is done...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

This attraction is well worth a visit, to or from Toliara. The NGO is working with the community to create an attraction as well as helping the community and needs to be supported. We had a local English speaking guide show us through the wetlands...More

Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Intetesting place where you can see many unusually plants and animals. Local guide will explain you all details and answer your questions.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

My trip to the Honko site was part of a wonderful trip I got to take to Madagascar. Having heard of Honko, and the opportunities it was providing for students back in the states, I made sure to make Honko one of my stops, and...More

Thank Kristoffer P
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

I visited Honko while volunteering in Madagascar. My tour was absolutely fascinating. The guide spoke both English and French, and took us through the mangrove forest, a beautiful area filled with crabs, mudskippers, and birds! Since the region is a mix of dry forest, mangrove...More

Thank Alison O
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

I was one of a group of Australians travelling through Madagascar in November. I knew nothing about Honko when we were offered the opportunity to tour the mangrove conservation & education centre near Toliara. I found out that Honko is a Belgian not-for-profit group working...More

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