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Sadly, this once beautiful camp is now a shadow of its former self. Dirty, uncared for with staff (if you can find any) who have no idea of how to look after tourists. While the camp used to have excellent facilities,now it is run down...More
I was looking for a place outside the village and ended up in this place that was now in ruins. Wat was left were a few tents with a stone sanitary part. There was no running water So I got water from the river that...More
As others have said words can't begin to describe the thrill of the adventure with Hidden Gambia which is run by Mark Thompson. Due to tough circumstances beyond Mark Thompson's control we were unable to stay at his Bird Safari Camp, which he has worked...More
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Response from Mark T, Owner at Bird Safari CampResponded 24 August 2013
BIRD SAFARI CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
First of all, a big thank you to all our clients who have stayed at Bird Safari Camp over the years and especially if you have taken the time to write a review on Trip Advisor.
Unfortunately, we are...More
We travelled to gambia at Christmas for a tour with Hidden Gambia, upon arrival to our first lodge, farakanku resort (nicest resort with the nicest owners) we were told that Bird Safari Camp was closed due to operational problems and that we would be staying...More
Words can't even begin to describe how magical and special Bird Safari Camp is!
It is the heart of The Gambia and the closest you will ever get to experiencing real Africa.
Mark is extremely knowledgeable about the country, he and his lovely staff will...More