The Madagascar jungle of Masoala

The Masoala Peninsula is a densely forested area on Madagascar's northeast coast. It contains the largest remaining block of protected rainforest in Madagascar which harbors a wealth of rare species including the Red-Ruffed Lemur, seen only in Masoala, and the elusive Aye-Aye, surely Madagascar's strangest lemur species. Only accessed by boat across Antongil Bay, the peninsula is a destination with lush rainforests and golden sandy beaches.

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  • Discover one of the most biodiverse areas of Madagascar
  • Home to Madagascar's strangest lemur species, the elusive Aye-Aye
  • Witness a number of endemic species, from lemurs to birds and reptiles
  • Experience thrilling water activities, including snorkeling and kayaking
  • Glide along the river on a traditional pirogue
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Covering 240,000 ha of the peninsula, the national park also includes three marine areas. With annual rainfall exceeding 500cm, it's the wettest place in Madagascar. Visitors need to be physically fit as the trails can be quite steep and muddy. Only accessed by boat across Antongil Bay, the peninsula is a fantastic destination for photographers with lush rainforests and golden sandy beaches.

On offer are night and day walks through the primary forest and trips up the river in traditional pirogues with beach activities such as snorkelling and guided sea kayaking, where hopefully you will spot Bottlenose Dolphins and Green Turtles. Birdwatchers will not be disappointed with the chance to see the Scaly Ground-Roller, the Helmet and Bernier's Vangas, and other rare endemic birds.

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