The Reptile Farm, Kartong

4.6
#1 of 15 in Things to do in West Coast Division
Must see · Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Farm
Get a close look at West Africa's venomous vipers and handle a few harmless reptiles at The Reptile Farm. Nestled within a lush forest, the farm provides a home for snakes, lizards, tortoises, and crocodiles. Take a guided tour to learn more about the benefits of having snakes in the local environment--especially when it comes to vermin control. See spitting cobras, royal pitons napping after lunch, chameleons changing colors, and charming gecko lizards licking their constantly open eyes (most gecko species lack eyelids). For a truly unforgettable experience, try wrapping a piton around your neck. Add The Reptile Farm to your Kartong travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kartong trip itinerary builder tool.
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  • We went here shortly after there had been a fire which had done some damage but fortunately the snakes and reptiles survived.We were shown around by Aimee who was one very confident and knowledgeable....  more »
  • You learn a lot about the native species of snakes, crabs,.... Very engaging tour guide. Nice little bar at the end of the tour. Don't forget to check out the Gambian toilet! Very nicely done.  more »
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