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Vakona Private Reserve

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“private reserve”(23 reviews)
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165 Km From Antanarivo, Andasibe, Madagascar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lemur Island was a highlight of our visit to Madagascar, and I am glad we made it our last Andasibe activity. I have to admit I wasn’t sure about going there. We had visited several parks and reserves during the previous days where we worked...More

Thank Michigan_Chipshot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best experience in mada! I know it s very touristy, but the experience is great! There are plenty of different lemures and they get so close that they even climb on you! Go to vakona lodge and by the ticket offering also the cayak (whitout...More

Thank Nikolauskauf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a canoe (with a guide) to the other two lemur islands. There was a large group there from National Geographic and they only went to the first island. There are "friendly" lemurs on all three islands. If you want to have them jump...More

Thank Jonvilliers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't mind seeing lemurs that were kept in captivity before being relocated in Lemur islands. They run around on their islands but for sure the park feed them daily. They jump around and some of them would jump on your head or shoulders....More

Thank sunshinelpc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vakona Lodge (super-pricey high-end French tourist hotel) can sell you a coffee for 15 times the amount the people on the road at Andasibe ask, in blissful surroundings. Also time in their swimming pool, and your ticket to Lemur Island and the crocodile park. You...More

Thank 754,620
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This private reserve includes Lemur Island which is and absolute must see and a crocodile farm which is much less exciting. You access the islands by canoe which pull up on shore so that the lemurs come very close to you and often com aboard...More

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lemurs that live on the islands have been brought here for a variety of reasons. Some were pets that have been released. I am always concerned about the well being of the animals in locations like this. I felt that the lemurs were well...More

Thank InTheMomentManhattan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is always a challenge to balance exposure of animals to people, but I think in a country which offers so much amazing viewing it is not necessary to restrict animals as is done at Vakona. Lemur Island is a small area where the lemurs...More

Thank lynneb121
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We visited during our stay in the area and it’s a great way to get up close to the Lemurs you’ve spent hours tracking in the wild. Yes they are trained to jump on you but they are friendly and not aggressive like monkeys -...More

Thank Y2CLL
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We visited Vakona last month with Tusk Photo and it was better than I expected. The food was great (we had paid for the 3 meal/day plan so the choices were limited, but good). The rooms were nice and clean. The grounds of the lodge...More

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