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The Reptile Farm

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day out in Kartong

Had a day out to Kartong and came across this place by chance. Entrance was 200 dalasi each I... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Cleethorpesuk
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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Great place!

Great place to educate the people! The young boy knew everything about the animals and was very... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Saar V
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Reviewed 13 August 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

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great place to educate the people! The young boy knew everything about the animals and was very funny! Great people working for the animals and people of the Gambia!

Thank Saar V
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Somebody told us that this visit really worth the distance from Banjul, so we decided to come. We were received by a little girl claiming to be our guide on the visit, we were shocked but as soon as she started to talk, we realized...More

1  Thank Just_the_Wanderer
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit! You get to see turtles, various lizards and lots of snakes. Our guide was a young boy (who is the owner's son). He was very informative and waa very professional for someone so young! You also get the opportunity to hold...More

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Fantastic place, you can touch a small crocodile, take a hose to the hand, go inside the room with a large strangler. gain knowledge about vanishing species of turtles in Africa

Thank Kama D
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The reptile farm is a fabulous little haunt; D200 (~£3, give or take!!!) to enter and you’ll be wowed with so many different types of animals! Have a chance to touch snakes and learn all about their species whilst you’re there on a highly educational...More

Thank hannah347
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Wonderful place to learn a bit about snakes and other reptiles with a chance to hold crocodiles and snakes or to just look at them

Thank mark3718
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Great tour with knowledgeable guide who lives on the premises. She gave us a very insightful and humorous tour explaining the conservation issues affecting the animals.

1  Thank Linda G
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Easy to find off the main road opposite Sandale hotel. My guide was superb, genuinely informative facts on all the reptiles and their lives, habits etc. Really interesting place to visit and they do great research also. Some rescued reptiles are housed here dropped off...More

Thank Angelawotzername
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I went in here anxious about the snakes in Gambia and came out relaxed and armed with knowledge, I even held a python while I was there. The staff are warm and freindly and are very knowledgeable, they clearly enjoy their role as guides and...More

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