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Vakona Private Reserve

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165 Km From Antanarivo, Andasibe, Madagascar
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Lemur Day Tour at Andasibe Rainforest and Vakona Lodge Reserve
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  • Average14%
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“lemur island” (63 reviews)
“private reserve” (20 reviews)
“canoe ride” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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165 Km From Antanarivo, Andasibe, Madagascar
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"lemur island"
in 63 reviews
"private reserve"
in 20 reviews
"canoe ride"
in 12 reviews
"crocodile farm"
in 10 reviews
"ring tailed lemurs"
in 12 reviews
"brown lemurs"
in 18 reviews
"vakona lodge"
in 13 reviews
"small island"
in 8 reviews
"tame lemurs"
in 4 reviews
"great photos"
in 5 reviews
"hand fed"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful animals"
in 3 reviews
"close encounter"
in 4 reviews
"different types"
in 5 reviews
"national park"
in 7 reviews
"night walk"
in 4 reviews
"zoo"
in 35 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fun experience and opportunity to get up close to three varieties of lemur. The Brown lemurs jump on you and are very engaging and gentle! The lemurs are all being rehabilitated - many had been pets so are being given a new...More

Thank Kerryn72
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We visited Lemur Island, the crocodile lake and related attractions. Lemur Island is an island in a river where there are a number of rescued lemurs that are very friendly, and is a must see. You will have them climbing all over you. We were...More

Thank Peter225
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have mixed feelings after visiting this reserve. Whilst I admit it was very cool to have lemurs jumping onto your shoulder, it didn't feel quite right to have these wild animals "performing" through enticement of food. You do get to see them up close...More

1  Thank CJS_Traveller
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We didn’t have enough time to visit the national park and decided to visit this nice private reserve instead. Of course the place is for tourists and the lemurs are more “domestic” than “wild” ...but the place is really great though

Thank Karina_MK_2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A nice place to get a better view of the lemurs in the area. Good picture opportunities. A pity that some tourists really try everything to be on the picture with these poor animals. The crocodile part is more a zoo, which is exactly the...More

Thank Hans K
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Lemurs are here on a large island, and as they will not cross water, their island is their home and sanctuary. Accustomed to human visitors, the lemurs can be enticed to jump on visitors’ shoulders, heads, and backs for the reward of a bite of...More

1  Thank NJWilson79
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Pleasant visit of the lemurs' island but the guide could be better trained and have more things to say.

Thank irène R
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Get yourself a good guide and go out early morning, late afternoon and about 6.30 at night. It is surprising what wildlife you see

Thank Christine T
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Beautiful location and had wonderful restaurant. But beware had booked ahead and at last moment facility canceled our group of 3 rooms to give space to larger group. Has to scramble with less than a month before visit.

Thank RLION51
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a challenging review to write. I unexpectedly had lots of fun “exploring” the lemur Island. Although a tad conflicted and fully acknowledging my double standards, was trilled with the habituated ring tailed lemurs crawling all over me and feeding bananas to the bamboo...More

1  Thank NCHmelbourne
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