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Limbe Wildlife Centre

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Address: Bota Road, P.B. 878, Limbe, Cameroon
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Watch out for the chimps across the river!

This was a very interesting tour, with a variety of apes, and some other things like snakes and lots of weaver birds. There are two areas of chimps, and one is a cross a... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
Rich B
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Newark, Delaware, United States
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Rawai, Thailand
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We lived the sanctuary! The animals look healthy. I would have liked to see more straw etc for them to make a their bed at night. We had a guide Joe he was vey informative and really knew the individual animals. I will look into volunteering here in the future. Some very sad stories behind these magnificent animals

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Newark, Delaware, United States
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

This was a very interesting tour, with a variety of apes, and some other things like snakes and lots of weaver birds. There are two areas of chimps, and one is a cross a river/stream that runs through the center. Keep an eye on those chimps across the river--the guide had no sooner said that that an angry male might... More 

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Sabang, Indonesia
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

We took our 15 old son to experience this wild life center . We are so happy and enjoy our walk. It's sad to see them in the cage but we were not sure if it's better for them to be there or not . What we know they has been rescued . But the crocodile place was too small... More 

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Baar, Switzerland
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This Wildlife sanctuary is a must see in Limbe and the south west region. The gorillas and chimpanzees are in a very natural habitat and they have formed new families within the group, after being revived from the many methods of captivity they faced previously. The cafe at the end has great juice, smoothies and pizza - western prices and... More 

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Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Subject: Limbe Wildlife Centre Location: Limbe, Southwest Region, Cameroon, Africa Title: BEST GUIDE IN CAMEROON!! ID#: 269204280 We enjoyed this site very much, but I want to share with you the BEST GUIDE you could ever have in Cameroon. I wrote a review under the Dja reserve. Joseph has just started his own company, and his new website will premier... More 

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Reviewed 10 March 2015

This centre has only rescued/dontated monkeys that came from generally terrible conditions. The conditions there are much better than most Zoos in the region, and the monkeys certainly aren't miserable. Even where the monkeys could probably have escaped they preferred to stay (for the free food I'm sure). Be sure to go to Arne's, the restaurant in the center.

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Maidenhead
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Reviewed 4 March 2015

Well worth a couple of hours learning about the centre's rescue work and meeting the inmates. The cafe was excellent value, with great food

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Erbil, Iraq
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Before going inside the centre, i think will have many kinds of animals, because the wildlife centre in torrid zone and famous animal-home Africa. But i am really a little disppointment, only several kinds of monkey in the big cages. It's the first time i saw orangutangs, they are so big and strong, i really believe they can kill other... More 

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Gdynia, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014

only 10 types of monkeys one aligator and one anaconda for 3000fca its too much. only intresting thing was when monkey escaped frome cage and run next to me

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Cove, Arkansas
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

Some friends and I decided to take a road trip from Douala for the day. Our first stop was the Limbe Wildlife Centre. I can't say enough about this place. I am 43 years old and have never experienced a place where you could tell the animals were loved and taken care of as good as they are here. The... More 

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