The main park headquarters is located at the MNP office in Maroantsetra. The guides here are well organised, and many speak English.
Treks can also be arranged at the MNP office in Antalaha or in Ambodirafia, near Cap Est, although the staff and guides there don’t speak English.
Guides are mandatory in both terrestrial and marine parks. Those with experience and wildlife knowledge are Ar35,000 per day. Trail guides are Ar15,000 per day, porters Ar10,000 to Ar15,000 per day. There is an additional fee of Ar30,000 if the boat has to wait overnight.