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The Reptile Farm

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Village of Kartong, Kartong, Gambia
+220 700 4672
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Great visit with a nice guide

Somebody told us that this visit really worth the distance from Banjul, so we decided to come. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Just_the_Wanderer
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Barcelona, Spain
Exciting and informative!

Well worth a visit! You get to see turtles, various lizards and lots of snakes. Our guide was a... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Robin N
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Bucharest, Romania
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Village of Kartong, Kartong, Gambia
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+220 700 4672
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Somebody told us that this visit really worth the distance from Banjul, so we decided to come. We were received by a little girl claiming to be our guide on the visit, we were shocked but as soon as she started to talk, we realized...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit! You get to see turtles, various lizards and lots of snakes. Our guide was a young boy (who is the owner's son). He was very informative and waa very professional for someone so young! You also get the opportunity to hold...More

Thank Robin N
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Fantastic place, you can touch a small crocodile, take a hose to the hand, go inside the room with a large strangler. gain knowledge about vanishing species of turtles in Africa

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The reptile farm is a fabulous little haunt; D200 (~£3, give or take!!!) to enter and you’ll be wowed with so many different types of animals! Have a chance to touch snakes and learn all about their species whilst you’re there on a highly educational...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Wonderful place to learn a bit about snakes and other reptiles with a chance to hold crocodiles and snakes or to just look at them

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Great tour with knowledgeable guide who lives on the premises. She gave us a very insightful and humorous tour explaining the conservation issues affecting the animals.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Easy to find off the main road opposite Sandale hotel. My guide was superb, genuinely informative facts on all the reptiles and their lives, habits etc. Really interesting place to visit and they do great research also. Some rescued reptiles are housed here dropped off...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

I went in here anxious about the snakes in Gambia and came out relaxed and armed with knowledge, I even held a python while I was there. The staff are warm and freindly and are very knowledgeable, they clearly enjoy their role as guides and...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Having been reccomended by friends we thought we would check it out. It was not a waste of time and not expensive. The main reason was for the children but the adults learnt some things too. Very hands on which always leaves good memories. The...More

Thank Subira D
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This was unexpectedly nice! We learned a lot and had fun. We got to hold the snakes and learn more about all the animals. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Anna T
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