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Lac Nokoue, Ganvie

Must see · Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Extending 11 km (6.8 mi) long and 20 km (12.4 mi) wide, the lake serves as a chief source of food to the town above it, as well as the main nesting site for many different species of birds. Take a guided canoe trip, or board one of the fishing boats to learn about the unique ways of fishing here. Alternatively, sit back on shore and admire the scenic view of the lake and nature around it. To visit Lac Nokoue and get the most from your holiday in Ganvie, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ganvie trip itinerary planner.
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  • Depending on traffic, you get quickly to the departure point from Cotonou. A great 1hour+ outing to see how people live every day on the water and what their live looks like in 'The Venice of Africa'.  more »
  • Well worth a trip to this interesting village with all buildings on stilt over the lake. Went with a local so no trouble finding dock for boats or negotiating price. Fees really minimal and a...  more »
  • Very beautiful and interesting l Samuel Kwashie Ametewee a Ghanaian tour guide and a tour driver guide you can rely on to take you round and you will love it and enjoy it.  more »

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