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Address: Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Madagascar

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Beautifull views but not the best parc of Madagascar

We visited the parc for two days wich was too much (and the entrance+guide were quite expensive: 65000 ariary per person + guide). However, what we saw was nice. The tsingy are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited the parc for two days wich was too much (and the entrance+guide were quite expensive: 65000 ariary per person + guide). However, what we saw was nice. The tsingy are spectacular and there is some nice wild-life (crowned lemur, sandford's brown lemur, sportive lemur, crested coua,...)! Don't miss out on the bat cave, it's really huge and special.... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The trip to Ankarana Reserve was a wonderful, unforgettable experience despite blazing heat. Almost right at beginning of the path, I had a close encounter with a crested coua eating fruit and a lovely rufous-colored male Malagasy paradise flycatcher with very long tail feathers, soon followed by a couple of buttonquails. Then we proceeded to a stunning place, the lost... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

A nice park to visit with the mangnificent grey tsingy and many lemurs, chameleons etc. A must-go if in the area, can be combined in one day with Tsingy Rouges if so desired.

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Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went first thing in the morning to beat the heat, so we were also one of the few people on some of the trails, which was nice. Our day was packed and planned by our wonderful guide Oscar. We started with following the dried up river beds towards the Tsingy Rary (which had a super cool suspension bridge), along... More 

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Edmonton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our trip was organised by Cactus Tours Madagascar, Charlie was amazing. Our guide Edi was very knowledgeable and friendly. Ankarana Park is amazingly beautiful. The rock formations are very impressive. We saw a few species of lemurs while we were here and lots of birds. Make sure to wear proper footwear as you do a lot of walking. Also it... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

It might not be very extense but it is very well set and the hike is very much worthwhile. The rocks are so sharp that only by flatenning some parts you are able to visit it. The cave is also very nice but not recommended to "big" people or those who suffer claustrophobia

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Very nice and well preserved park. Best to explore with a guide that can select the best parts to see in relation to the period of the year. We went during rain season (it didn't rain while we were there) and we had the chance to see the rock formations, the hole in the ground where the river ends up... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Ankarana is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in Madagascar. At least two days should be spent. The rock formations are so impressive that they will take your breath away.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Ankarana National Park is a wonderful place to go. With a guide you will see tons of things: lemurs, chameleons, snakes and views. And those views really are amazing. The batcave we visited was really cool. With the stalagmites and stalactites forming, bats flying (and pooping) everywhere. It's a place everyone should see if the drive by. Quite expensive, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Brilliant park, amazing to see the Tsingy ... very very spectacular. Also lots of wildlife... Seen Lemurs up close ... pretty amazing experience.

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