Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, Nosy Be

Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Encompassing the last of the island's primeval lowland rainforest, Lokobe Nature Special Reserve protects some of the only black lemurs left in the wild. Lying in the southeast section of Nosy Be, the reserve's wet, tropical climate and dense evergreen rainforest attract a vast collection of indigenous wildlife. Hike or canoe your way around this humid environment, keeping your eyes peeled for the endangered lemur and mesmerizing panther chameleon. Forest guides are available; bring plenty of water and mosquito repellant. PutLokobe Nature Special Reserve into our Nosy Be travel planning tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • What an experience both to reach the reserve and the visit. You access by canoe because there are no roads. After the canoe you visit the forest, full of indigenous animals. Obviously lemurs...  more »
  • but definitely not wheelchair accessible nor advisable for those who have been sedentary. The humidity is high and so are the temps. The dugout canoe transport is uncomfortable and long (45...  more »
  • We honestly expected a wild natural park, not a kind of zoo safari where the forest - which should be protected and unspoiled - is crossed by a thousand thousand paths that intersect on several...  more »

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