The Loango National Park of GabonCentral Africa | 0 Comments | September 26, 2011 at 10:16 am
Loango National Park is located in the western part of Gabon, a state of west-central Afrcia. This national park is protecting a wide diversity of coastal habitats, which include the Iguéla Lagoon covering an area of 220 sq km. The exact location of the Loango National Park is between the Ndogo and Nkomi lagoons. It is one of the primary reasons for which the western coast of Afrcia stay populated by tourists almost throughout the year.
Let us now get inside and see what the Loango National Park has in store for the tourists. The 1,550 Km long area of the park includes pristine beach, savanna, mangroves, lagoons, wetlands and ocean. People who love to travel for getting close to nature should never miss visiting this African tourist destination. When in the park, you will get the opportunity of savoring breathtaking panoramas drawn by nature. The park is home to several while animal species; some among them are: leopards, gorillas, hippos and elephants.
Due to the presence of Loango National Park, this part of the world ranks second after South Afrcia in the list of areas having highest concentration of different dolphin and whale varieties. You can catch glimpses of dolphins and whales as you’ll walk across the Loango coast. This area still possesses uninhabited coastline of more than 100 km. So, one should not be surprised on coming across killer or humpback whales, suddenly. Another feature that has added to the fame of the Loango National Park is the presence of the biggest tarpon of the world. The region is also home to large fishes of several other species. Due to such wide variety of animal housed by the Loango National Park, the park is declared as the faunal reserve by World Conservation Union.