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Lake Oguemoue, Lambarene, Gabon
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  • Jan. 26, 2017
    “Discovering the uncontaminated nature of Gabon and getting in touch with local communities”
  • Aug. 29, 2014
    “Nature and culture in a beautiful setting”
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AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

If you wish to discover the uncontaminated nature of Gabon and get in contact with culture and traditions of the small villages on Lake Oguemoué, than a trip to the ecoturistic site “Tsam Tsam” is really recommended! The departure is from Lambarene and, after a...More

1  Thank Chiara C
Reviewed August 29, 2014

Tsam Tsam is a great example of what hard work by individuals with a vision can achieve. This is truly a ground-up effort that encourages as much exposure to the fascinating natural and social settings in the area. Both Heather and Cyrille are efficient and...More

3  Thank James A
Response from Heather A, General Manager at Tsam TsamResponded September 3, 2014

Thanks for all your insights into our sustainable fisheries project! It was a pleasure having you at Tsam Tsam and certainly serendipitous that you found us during the peak of fishing season.

Reviewed January 4, 2014

I went to Tsam Tsam last July while doing manatee surveys in the region. It's a beautiful place and Heather and Cyrille are excellent hosts! The platforms were under construction when I was there so we stayed in tents on the beach and ate at...More

3  Thank Lucysworldtravels
Response from Heather A, Manager at Tsam TsamResponded January 29, 2014

We enjoyed exploring the waterways with you! Platform "lamantin" is completed and awaiting your return. Thanks for all your support!

Reviewed December 22, 2013

My husband and I had been living in Gabon for several months in 2012 when my mother came to visit. We wanted to show her the incredible beauty of Gabon as well as a taste of village life. We were very lucky to have discovered...More

1  Thank LeidenPhDstudent
Response from Heather A, Manager at Tsam TsamResponded January 29, 2014

We were lucky to meet your family as well. Tsam Tsam village will forever remember your ethnobotany questions and the giggles they inspired at the dinner table. All the best.

Reviewed December 18, 2013

I was in TsamTsam in July with my family, before the platforms were up. We camped on a beach by the lake. Wonderful site, wonderful people, wonderful experience! A great way to experience forest and river in Gabon, but also local culture - and one...More

1  Thank Marie-Claire P
Response from Heather A, Manager at Tsam TsamResponded January 29, 2014

It was a pleasure to host you and your family. I am quite sure the village children are awaiting the return of the new friends they made. Plus the platforms are up and awaiting your return!

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Description
Tsam Tsam is an ecotourism site on Lake Oguemoue near Lambaréné, Gabon. We host guests on secluded lake-side platforms with large tents and spectacular views. Our guides lead forest hikes, canoe trips, lake tours, ...More night safaris, village visits and more. Meals are traditional Gabonese, of locally sourced vegetables and fish from sustainable fishing cooperatives, prepared by women from the local community. The project was created by OELO, a Gabonese non-profit run by local residents who wish to protect wildlife while creating jobs. 100% Of proceeds stay within local communities and fund environmental conservation in the Bas Ogooué Ramsar Site: the largest wetland of international importance in Africa. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$80 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Gabon > Moyen-Ogooue Province > Lambarene
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$80 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Gabon > Moyen-Ogooue Province > Lambarene
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Traveller (15)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"All of the platforms face the water. If you're a light sleeper, you may want to think about earplugs, as..."
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"My personal preference is the "Lamantin" platform because manatees have been seen in the lake just..."
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"High quality tents and sleeping gear, even in an absolute downpour we stayed cozy and dry!"
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