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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  • So glad Tacugama is there to rescue these chimpanzees. I appreciated getting a reasonably close view of the chimpanzees yet they get to spend most of their time in a forest environment. Make arrangeme...  more »
  • I visited Tacugama at the end of a week-long business trip to Freetown Spent one night in Julie lodge - rustic accommodation, but clean and dry. Interesting and informative tour of the sanctuary the n...  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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