The reptile farm situated near the Kartong beach amidst a well preserved forest you will see a large variety of Gambian reptiles such as puff adders, rock pythons, royal pythons, sand snakes, beauty snakes, herald snakes, spiting cobras, wolf snakes, night adders, geckos, Agama lizards, Nile monitor lizard, African mud turtle, pelomedusa subrufa turtle, bell’s hinged back turtle, crocodiles, Senegalese chameleons, geckos, among the things you can see are non-reptiles such as centipedes & millipedes. Some of the snakes are indeed extremely dangerous but some others like python are not dangerous and have been tamed and those you could touch and take pictures of them in your hands as our local & experienced guides will advice and give recommendations. The dangerous snakes are kept at a safe distance.
A village on the South -West of the Smiling Coast on the border with Senegal.
- Kartong Village Settlement
The main built-up settlement is encircled by ocean, scrub, sand dune, and to the east, streams, desolate salt pans and mangrove swamps.
- The Reptile Farm
The home of a large varieties of Snakes, Geckos, Chameleon and Tortoise.
- Research & Education
Its a major research and education Center.