Ankarana Reserve reviews


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Spanning 182 km² amongst the dry deciduous forests of northern Madagascar, the Ankarana Special Reserve is characterized by picturesque karst topography featuring large limestone pinnacles called tsingys. The park, which was established in 1956, is located about 108 km (70 mi) south of Antsiranana or Diego Suarez. Aside from its unique tsingys, the Ankarana Special... ...

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Aug 25, 2014   |   Visited: May 2014.
This part of the island is SO different from the cool, rainy area of Andasibe. I couldn't believe how hot it was here! Like the other parks, there were lemurs galore, and I got to see ones that I did not see in the southern part of Madagascar.
The other cool thing about this area is the tsingy. I've not seen something like this since Bryce in Utah. It's so worth ... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Aug 06, 2013   |   Visited: Dec 2010.
OK, if you've come halfway around the world (quite literally, if you happen to be Californian) to visit Madagascar, you can take the time to journey to the far north near Diego Suarez (or Antsiranana, if you're a spelling masochist).
It is here that Mada has locked away one of it's finest natural experiences - Ankarana Reserve.
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Safari suitability: 6 / 10
Isolated and full of flora and fauna not found anywhere else on earth!
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