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Bird Safari Camp

MacCarthy Island | Central River Region, Janjanbureh, Gambia
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24/12/2017 25/12/2017
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Traveller (40)
Dining (4)
Room & Suite (4)
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
20 May 2017
“Do not stay here”
10 Mar 2016
“The camp is now totally run down. Don't go there.”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

We have recently returned to England after a fabulous 2 week holiday in The Gambia thanks largely to the superb organisation offered By Mark Thompson of the company Hidden Gambia. We asked to stay near the coast for a few days and then up river...More

4  Thank Howie H
Reviewed 18 January 2013

My wife and I visited The Gambia over Christmas and New Year 2012/13. Our itinerary was arranged through Hidden Gambia Holidays which is owned and operated by Mark Thompson. We arrived in The Gambia on Christmas day and spent our first four days on the...More

3  Thank TJPoole
Reviewed 1 October 2012

Spent 8 days in The Gambia in May and am only now getting around to submitting this review... better late than never! Mark Thompson, the owner/operator of Hidden Gambia Holidays and Bird Safari Camp, arranged our trip from start to finish and on very short...More

3  Thank Brenda K K
Reviewed 6 March 2012

This is a great place to stay. I came here in late February for 3 nights, mainly for bird photography, after spending 6 nights at the coast. It's a long but interesting journey by minibus (2) and boats(2) and we arrived on the Lady Hippo...More

6  Thank PeteD012
Reviewed 6 March 2012

I can't really add much more to the 2 reviews before this one. Bird Safari Camp is a lovely experience, the river trip to get to the camp, the o/n in Tendaba camp and the people at the camp itself. I agree that the tents,...More

4  Thank boxtree
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Number of rooms
  • 10
  • Location
  • Gambia >
  • Central River Division >
  • Janjanbureh
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"If we had stayed at Bird Safari camp location would have been excellent."
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"Go for the eco lodges. In addition to the 2 above, try Nemasu or Sandele or Kartong"
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"The tents by the river are great."
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"Go for the tents rather than the huts"
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