If you would like to visit Tacugama, we run two guided tours a day by appointment, at
10:30am and 4:00pm, 7 days a week
The entrance fee is Le 60,000 for adults & Le 20,000 for children. The fee for Sierra Leoneans is Le 20,000 for adults & Le 5,000 for children. Please call us first to make an appointment so we know you are coming.
The tours are timed to coincide with feeding to give you the maximum chance to see the chimps, so they start promptly. Allow about 40 minutes to get to us from the western side of Freetown.*NB March 2013 - due to the current road works you should allow and extra 30 minutes for your journey to the sanctuary *
To book a tour or lodge call us on: +232 (0)33 611211, +232 (0)76 611211, +232 (0)77 611211 or +232 (0)33 548572.
How to find us
The sanctuary is on the mountain road, keep going past IMATT and through Regent and Bathurst villages. About 1km after Bathurst the Sanctuary is then signposted from the main road. Follow this narrow road for about another 1km. The final few hundred metres are very steep and you can either park at the bottom and walk up or if you have a 4x4 engage 4 wheel drive and come up to the sanctuary car park.
If you don't have a vehicle it is possible to charter a taxi that can bring you within a 5 minute walk (uphill) of the sanctuary.
If you are looking to stay a short while out of the heat and noise of Freetown then the eco-lodges are the ideal place to stay.
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