Walking Safaris in Loango National Park
Situated between the Nkomi and Ndogo Lagoons, Loango National Park is the true jewel of Africa’s western coast. The park’s 1,550 km of savannah, pristine beach, forest and mangroves are a must-see in Gabon. Loango National Park offers breathtaking panoramas and the unique opportunity to observe elephants, buffalos, hippos, gorillas and leopards venturing onto the white sand beaches.
The habitat types in Loango National Park vary from marine, seashore, coastal lagoons, mangroves, salt marsh, coastal forest, swamp forest, rain forest, savannah, rivers until papyrus swamp.
The 220 km² Iguéla Lagoon is the only significant example of a typical western African lagoon system that is protected within a national park.
The World Conservation Union / International Union for the Conservation of Nature & Natural Resouces (IUCN), an international organisaiton dedicated to natural resource conservation, classed Loango as a faunal reserve & protected area for conservation.
You can venture out with one of our eco-guides into the forest. On foot is one of the best ways to learn more about the diversity of the park. You can encounter wildlife such as elephants and buffalo, but even more so, discover the more inconspicuous forest animals and birds.
From the lodge, you can go on a cultural walk to the nearby village or the “Operation Loango” school, which is sponsored by Africa‟s Eden‟s sister company “Société de Conservation et Développement” >>>