River Gambia National Park, Banjul

National Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Established in 1978, River Gambia National Park is made up of five islands encompassing 585 hectares (1,450 acres) of forests, swamps, and savannahs. Thanks to the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project, which has been working in the park since 1979, these islands are home to dozens of chimpanzees. In addition to the primates, you will also see tropical vegetation, reptiles, and birds during your guided tour of this lush attraction. With our custom trip planner, Banjul attractions like River Gambia National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This was the highlite of my trip. Staying in the tent & waking up early to watch the sunrise over the forest. Hearing and seeing all the birds and monkeys nearby waking up to the day was one of the...  more »
  • The Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project (CRP) is a truly a unique wildlife experience, and would justify the trip to Gambia even if Gambia offered nothing else (it does offer many things for wildlife...  more »
  • We spent one night at the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project, known locally as the Chimp Camp, where so much good work has been done to help protect these lovely animals. Camping in the park is truly.....  more »

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