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Banana Island (Gezira el-Mozh): Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You got by boat that picks you up at your hotel. Not really an island but on the Nile River. It is a banana plantation that has crocodiles, pigeons, and monkeys, all in cages. It is the home to 3 generations of 1 family who...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had lots of time to waste so didn't mind so much doing this trip but this was a truly pathetic tourist spot. Boat trip uninspiring, past plastic rubbish floating in the nile never getting past the city limits, to stop at essentially a glorified...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Isla72
Reviewed August 24, 2019

We went on this tour one afternoon when we made our way to Luxor Museum and found out it was closed from 2-5pm. A man at the boats nearby told us about this trip and we figured we would check it out since we no...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank KaylaFerguson
Reviewed June 29, 2019

Banana Island is on the top of my list of favorite places in Egypt that I went to. There are not people hustling for money. There are very humble farmers in the small village. It is beautiful with the banana tree fields, papyrus, and other...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

There is nothing to do here. There is a pleasant 3 minute walk through the banana grove to the enclosures which are inhabited by two fed-up looking crocs and a smallish monkey pen with no greenery or trees or anything that might stop them getting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 204sarahg
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

We stupidly went here after being told it was a great place to visit. After seeing a few monkeys in a small cafe and a few crocs in a pit we left. Boat trip was 120 Egyptian pounds and entrance fee was 1 USD each.

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Matt115
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Banana island is definitely over hyped by the sailers and local tour guides here. we took a ferry captained by a man we befriended for 150EGP there and back (usually the price is 300-400 EGP if you don’t know anyone) and had a 15EGP per...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank L8586NCamandat
Reviewed February 5, 2019

EVERY year Nile flooding brings rich deposits of silt down its course to boost agriculture. But most of the tourism focus in Egypt ignores this and concentrates instead on the country's famous antiquities. So coming to Banana Island gave us a bit of a break...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank singhasam
Reviewed February 5, 2019

We drove by the Island several times and finally curiously got the best of us & we arranged a visit. It was quite fascinating to visit Banana Island in the Nile & to see the Agricultural crops unexpectedly growing there - the bananas, citrus, sugar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

There are animals kept in horrible conditions. I wish I had known so I wouldn’t have been supporting it by going there! (Our guide took us here on a trip to Luxor) Please stay far away from this for the sake of the poor monkeys...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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