In 2002,  late President Omar Bongo Ondimba put Gabon firmly on the map as an important future ecotourism destination by nominating more than 11% of the nation’s territory as National Park – a new standard in African eco-tourism and conservation!

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Gabon is home to western lowland gorillas and nearly 200 other mammal species and 600 species of birds. In Loango National Park, you can find elephants and buffalos roaming freely on its endless beaches..

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Gabon has an equatorial climate, with year-round high temperatures and humidity.

Rainfall varies from an annual average of 120 inches (3,050 millimetres) in the capital Libreville to 150 inches on the northwest coast. Read more


The earliest inhabitants of Gabon are the pygmy people. Pygmy tribes are known for their hunting & gathering culture in the central African rainforest, and for their height: adult members grow on average to less than 150 cm (4 feet 11 inches). Read more

Public holidays

The tours of Africa’s Eden are not effected by the public holidays in Gabon. However, it is worth taking note of them, as everything else closes on these days – banks, shops and government offices. Read more

Code of ethics

Before visiting a country, it is advisable to acquaint yourself with the characteristics of the country you are preparing to visit. Read more

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Practical information

Information about language, communication, payment, electrical power, local time. Read more


Africa’s Eden offers several attractive tours in Gabon and Príncipe. From just a weekend in Loango or Roça Belo Monte, up to 13 days combination tour Gabon-Príncipe. Read more

Loango Lodge by night


From comfortable accomodations like Loango Lodge to true jungle experiences in one of the satellite camps. We offer you the perfect bases from which to launch expeditions into different areas.


Want to active explore the island? There are many possibilities: marine excursions like snorkelling, kayaking, scuba diving, whale watching and terrestrial excursions like hiking and biking. Read more

Loango Lodge

Amidst the fascinating surroundings of Loango National Park, we offer you the small but exclusive Loango Lodge, set on the Iguela Lagoon, with uninterrupted views of the wide tranquil river that separates the lodge area and the national park.