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Avenue of the Baobabs

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“amazing trees”(11 reviews)
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Morondava, Madagascar
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

One of the main reasons we came to Madagascar was to see these Baobabs. They definitely didn't disappoint. It's something that you can't miss if you are coming to Madagascar. It doesn't matter what time of day you go, it's still an amazing sight.

6  Thank Carson H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The baobabs are certainly unique and we enjoyed our stop to see them all lined up along the road. However, it’s not worth coming all the way to Madagascar’s west coast to see them – better to combine with a trip to the tsingy and/or...More

4  Thank stephandgio_m
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful view at sunrise and sunset. Nothing really to do in Morondava except this place. If you go deep more inside, there is Baobab d'amor.

Thank jpack99
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see experience if traveling to Madagascar. Sunset is the best time to be there for the fantastic pictures. It is hard to believe that the baobabs grew this way naturally, but they did. We enjoyed this and took so many great...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We preferred sunrise - less busy - to sunset. If you have made it this far, you should get yourself out here, but it is just the Baobabs and lots of souvenir sellers. No loos, or other facilities. Sunset was crowded, with not everyone thinking...More

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst travelling in Madagascar as a group we stopped here to witness the sunset. The trees are so unique and well worth the visit. Quite a lot of people agree so can be quite busy. Someone mentioned if you go for sunrise it’s a lot...More

Thank Edge1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place that everyone need to see before leaving Madagascar. It's really Madagascar’s most picturesque stop.

Thank daveedwilliams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to Madagascar, you have to go see the baobabs. It's a bit of a long way to get there. But these giant, amazing trees can be seen nowhere else, and really have to be experienced in person to get their full impact....More

Thank beachjeffrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the Alley in 2004, then again in 2011 before visiting it earlier this month. The trees are amazing but there is an element of young locals who take great pride in spoiling one's photo opportunities. There was none of this behaviour in...More

Thank TonyCTCapeTown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We passed by around 8am and we had a good chance to do a few nice shots without any tourists around. Then on the way back we stopped for the sunset. It was magical like in the post cards. Try Baobab fruits from local seller....More

Thank sunshinelpc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the risk of stating the obvious this is an unmissable visit if you go to Madagascar. The Baobabs are amazing and quite next to each other in this strech of road. The atmosphere is different during the day or at sunset and I suppose...More

Thank dsdanti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw sunrise and sunset. Sunset is by far better. Get there early before all the tourist buses come and it becomes a mad house.

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5 May 2016|
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Response from CKF | Reviewed this property |
It did get quite buggy as and after the sun went down. I do not recall as many in the morning when we returned for sunrise. Definitely bring bug repellent -- and enjoy! The trees are just spectacular!
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Response from Manfred H | Reviewed this property |
contact CACTUS tours very professional very safe
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Response from Ivar H | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I was there during sunset, and can for sure recommend that.