Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Freetown

Only a 40-minute drive from Freetown, Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary provides a home for about 75 orphaned or captured chimpanzees. Two guided tours are offered every day, but if you wish for a more immersive experience, simply stay at the onsite eco-huts for a few days. Plan to visit Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary during your Freetown vacation using our convenient Freetown travel itinerary planner .
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  • Everyone in our group of 13 greatly enjoyed this very informative tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. We ordered an African style meal for lunch at the Eco Lodge. Th...  more »
  • Brilliant place to learn about the (sad) plight of Chimpanzees in West Africa and beyond, and the work to offer sanctuary and perhaps one day return for these "folks".  more »
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  • Doing an excellent job rescuing and rehabilitating chimps that have been kept as pets. Knowledgeable and passionate guides. You definitely need a 4x4 to get up the hill to get here.
  • Stayed here a couple of years ago. A wonderful eco-tourism place to stay with the benefit of helping the chimpanzees. This history of Tacugama and the ongoing work it does is a testament to the owners and the local people.
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