Lagune de la Somone, Somone

4.4
#1 of 23 in Wildlife in Senegal
Home to many different types of birds, Lagune de la Somone is a nature reserve on the banks of the Somone River. Spanning 7,000 hectares (12,297 acres), this protected area attracts various species of migrating birds, including pink flamingos, pelicans, herons, sea gulls, and egrets. A sandy stretch between the river and the baobab forest serves as a pleasant beach and a departure point for boat tours. You can watch fishermen bring their daily catch or visit one of the surrounding villages, as well as head to a nearby oyster farm to see how the locals live and work on a daily basis. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Somone holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lagune de la Somone and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We went three times to eat oysters at the lagoon they are execellentes, are women who serve they will look for them in the lagoon and it is very friendly, very nice experience.
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  • Nice morning ballad, a quiet place to see the birds, between the mangroves with the motorboat canoe, a beautiful experience. do not hesitate 777942217
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  • A great place to see nature and relax. Also good for kids. Probably heaven for bird watchers, though as I'm not one, I couldn't say.
  • Place to Visit nice sea food
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