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Morondava

Country
Madagascar
State
Province de Fianarantsoa
City
Morondava
Type of Location
Multiple
About Location

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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By Air

Air Madagascar has regular scheduled flights to Morondava Airport. The main road to the town, and indeed the roads in the town itself, are severely eroded with less than 30% of the original tarmac left in most places.Air Madagascar flies several times weekly between Morondava and Antananarivo (Ar225, 000), Toliara (Ar200, 000) and Morombe (Ar180, 000).The Air Madagascar office is on the road to the airport.

By Ferries

Morondava is connected with the villages to the south by pirogues.Wooden cargo boats (without engines) depart weekly for Morombe.Facilities on most boats are very basic bring sun protection and all the food and water you will need.The Taxi de la Mer (Ar50, 000, 2½ hours) is a newish ferry running twice a week between Morondava and Belo-Sur-Mer.

Key places to visit
Nosy Kely Beach, La Capannina, Remote Rivers, Baobab Tours, Kirindy Mite National Park, Betania Beach, Jean le Rasta, Kirindy Forest Reserve


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Places to Visit

Nosy Kely Beach

The beach at Nosy Kely is fairly attractive, although it has also suffered severe erosion over the last decade. Check out the southern end for the most sand. Strong currents prevent swimming in many areas, and views are marred by concrete pilings.

La Capannina

Run by an Italian and Malagasy couple, this place serves yummy, and consistently reliable, Italian food think lots of pastas and different sauces. Sit outside on the attractive terrace look for La Capannini on the beach road.

Remote Rivers

Chez Maggie is an agent for Remote Rivers,which runs sustainable-travel-focused trips down the little-explored Mangoky,Mahavavy and Manambolo Rivers.

Baobab Tours

This respected, upmarket, agency specialises in deep-sea fishing and diving trips; it also organises reliable trips to Parc National des Tsingy de Bemaraha, Belo-sur-Mer and boat trips up and down the coast.

Kirindy Mite National Park

Is a new and seldom visited National Park which encompassing a wide variety of ecosystems: beaches inland lakes 7 offshore islands,spiny forest,vast Baobab forests; extensive coastal mangroves.Highlights include three species of baobabs; a wide variety of lemurs (including ringtails) species of birds (many rare and endangered) and the picturesque Lakes Ambondro & Lake Sirave.

Kirindy Forest Reserve

The 25,000-acre Kirindy Forest Reserve has the greatest density and diversity of primates in the world. It is also the best western-reserve for seeing Madagascar’s endemic dry forest species. Dominated by majestic baobab trees, (Adansonia grandidieri), the forest is home to the world’s smallest known primate as well as dozens of amphibian and reptile species (and no poisonous snakes).

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