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Top Choice National Park in Gabon

Lopé National Park

One of the most accessible of Gabon's national parks, Lopé offers rainforest and savannah teeming with apes, elephants and birds. Covering 4970 sq km, it is mostly rainforest with some ancient savannah in the north.…
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Loango National Park

Coastline and estuary, savannah and rainforest make for a diverse array of animals and birds in this superb park. There's always something to see: elephants on the beach from January to April, crocodiles making nest…
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Pongara National Park

Wonderful lodges, beautiful beaches and a wealth of animals makes Pongara the perfect escape from Libreville. Lodges provide excursions to see the leatherback turtles that lay their eggs on the beach from November t…
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Mayumba National Park

This marine park is the domain of barnacled whales and shy sea turtles, and the land, if you listen to the locals, is hushed by the spirits of ancestors. It is contiguous with the Conkouait-Douli National Park in th…
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Minkébé National Park

The largest of Gabon's parks at 7000 sq km, Minkébé is the greatest refuge for elephants in the Congo Basin; there are said to be 30,000 individuals. You'll also find gorillas, forest buffaloes, sitatungas as well a…
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Batéké Plateaux National Park

Vast swathes of savannah cover 2050 sq km and reach heights of 860m. The land is almost desertlike and erosion has caused canyons to form (known as cirques). It's all a twitcher's delight with the rare Angola batis,…
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Monts de Cristal National Park

Botanists believe this park has the most diverse flora in Africa. Rare plants, butterflies and large mammals abound in the virgin forest. Almost constant mist and cloud provide the perfect environment for orchids an…
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Birougou National Park

Situated on the Chaillu Massif, this park is known as a Pleistocene refuge, meaning that its ancient savannahs, forest and the caves date back at least 40,000 years. It is important to protect the river basins here,…
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Akanda National Park

Of vital importance to migrating birds, juvenile fish and nesting green turtles, Akanda National Park lies along the bays of Mondah and Corisco, an easy day trip from Libreville. It encompasses 540 sq km of mangrove…
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Moukalaba-Doudou National Park

Encompassing both coast and forest, this park has a variety of terrain: rainforest, mountains, dry savannah, lakes and rivers. Here you'll find the highest population of primates in Gabon, along with elephants and h…