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Eagle Heights Gambia - CLOSED

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interesting day out.

really enjoyable day, Alex and Sam and Family are so friendly and that makes you feel at ease... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
Skegness, United Kingdom
Interesting, Educating, a "must see" attraction!

I just had to visit! I saw Eagle Heights on Facebook and was captivated by "Baba" the lion. I was... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Rosetta C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 Oct 2015
“Attraction is now finished.”
30 Sep 2015
“interesting day out.”
Eagle Heights Gambia is a new Conservation Centre that has been set up to educate guests about wildlife of The Gambia and worldwide. Our main aim is to inspire the young and old and motivate them to help save the planets wildlife! We have a daily...more
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Due to unforseen circumstances Eagle Heights (Gambia) is now closed. The exact reasons have not been made public yet or are unlikley to be disclosed to the public.

Date of experience: September 2015
12  Thank angler29
Reviewed 30 September 2015

really enjoyable day, Alex and Sam and Family are so friendly and that makes you feel at ease. Baba the Lion was last year a baby, but as grown now. They have student placements, animal orphanage, Birds of prey, mammals and reptiles. You have to...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

I just had to visit! I saw Eagle Heights on Facebook and was captivated by "Baba" the lion. I was so fascinated with him that I sketched Alex Ashton with him from a fantastic photo by Sally Manneh which was posted on their Facebook page....More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Rosetta C
Reviewed 28 April 2015

The birds of prey display was very informative and we got really close up views. So far there are only a few rescued animals-monkeys, a lion cub and a leopard but there are plans to increase in the near future so will be worth another...More

Date of experience: April 2015
4  Thank Jean L
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Highly informative, and interesting. They are doing amazing work and clearly love the animals and put them above everything else. Wonderful to see such an effort going into conservation and reintroduction of animals back into The Gambia. A very worthwhile cause and an absolute must...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Gabrielle B
Reviewed 16 March 2015

The bird of prey display given by Alex. Dave and Bass was really interesting and very good. Dave then took us around showing us the monkeys, cheetah, etc but the highlight for us was being able to stroke the lion cub. We went here with...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

I visited the park a couple of times over the years and it was really sad for me to watch all the animals die and the park getting smaller and smaller and visitors less ... but after my visit today I couldn't be prouder ......More

5  Thank mmz03
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

I have been to Aboku Nature Reserve a number of times and have always really enjoyed it. This year it was a real treat to find that Eagle Heights has been set up. I had never seen such interesting birds especially so close up. Baba...More

Date of experience: February 2015
4  Thank Philippa L
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I had an amazing time and was lucky enough to walk with baba the lion cub. After speaking with Alex it's clear to see the passion the staff have for conservation. Their vision and hope for the future are inspiring. Very informative and great experience...More

Date of experience: January 2015
5  Thank Claire W
Reviewed 5 February 2015

New adventure set up recently where you will loose your heart to a beautiful young lion who is so playful & frisky & 2 wonderful Cheetahs Then there are the magnificent Eagles, raptors & Vulture The free flying is great to watch & impressive. Nice...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank glenfarclasluva
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