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Koure Giraffe Reserve

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West African Jewel

We visited the West African Giraffe herd at the Koure reserve in Jan 2018. This was an enriching... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Mike S
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Lenexa, Kansas, United States
Breath taking encounter with giraffes in the wild

When in Niamey take a road trip of 60 km to Kouré and thanks to the guides go and meet the last... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Salvatore M
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Rome, Italy
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7 Jul 2018
“West African Jewel”
21 Oct 2017
“Breath taking encounter with giraffes in the wild”
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

We visited the West African Giraffe herd at the Koure reserve in Jan 2018. This was an enriching experience. It is impressive the care that the people of Niger are giving to live with the endangered West African Giraffe population. we saw several villages and...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

When in Niamey take a road trip of 60 km to Kouré and thanks to the guides go and meet the last giraffes left in western Africa. It is on of the last chances to meet such great animals in their natural environment. Now more...More

1  Thank Salvatore M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A buddy and me basically were taking a ride on our bikes just to check out the park and get some info for some of our other friends. The N1 road was in great shape and the 60 kilometer ride from Niamey, was a very...More

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A fun day although all you will see are giraffes. Always saw some locals tending their flocks and just strolling. A good photo opportunity.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Located only 60 kilometres from Niamey and connected with a decent road (45 minutes trip), the giraffe reserve at Kouré is an absolut must see should you be visiting Niger. Not only these giraffes are the last from Western Africa but they are also evolving...More

4  Thank Francois P
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The Koure Giraffe Reserve is an excellent day trip, and was one of the highlights of Niger. At the park entrance, you pick up a park ranger who will help you track the free-ranging giraffe herds through the park. We saw two different groups of...More

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