Visit us today at Mefou Sanctuary!

 

Visit Mefou Sanctuary and meet the magnificent great apes of Cameroon in a natural forest setting. Take a guided tour and learn how we are helping to save Cameroon’s natural treasures.


Mefou Sanctuary is 45 mins from Yaounde and open 9.00am - 4.30pm every day of the year. The last tour starts at 3.30pm. Download our leaflet in English or French for further information and directions to the sanctuary.

 

Entrance fees to Mefou Sanctuary are: 

 
• 7,500 cfa for adults (1,000 cfa for Cameroon nationals)
• 2,000 cfa for children (500 cfa for Cameroon nationals)

 

Fees include a tour of the park with our knowledgeable guides and go directly towards the care of our rescued primates:

 

We are located in a forest and access is via unpaved roads. On rare occasions, heavy rains may make the road unpassable. From time to time we may also need to close the sanctuary at short notice to carry out emergency procedures. To check access on the day of your visit, contact us on +237 6995 84175 or +237 6696 00370.


We look forward to seeing you at Mefou!
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit Ape Action Africa’s sanctuary at Mefou, only 45 minutes away from Yaounde! 

  • Meet the magnificent great apes of Cameroon in a natural forest setting.

  • Take a guided tour and learn how we are helping to save Cameroon’s natural treasures.

  • Take direct action and adopt one of the apes you meet during your visit.
     

Mefou Sanctuary is open for visitors from 9.00am to 4.30pm, every day of the year. The last tour starts at 3.30pm. Please call us during the rainy season to make sure the roads in the forest are passable.

 

Download our leaflet in English or French for directions to the park and contact details.

 

And here is a map of the park to take with you, kindly provided for us by The Society for Conservation GIS Cameroon

 

Entrance fees to the park are:

  • 7,500 cfa for adults
  • 2,000 cfa for children
  • 1,000 cfa for Cameroonian adults
  • 500 cfa for Cameroonian children

The entrance fee includes a tour of the park with our knowledgable guides. We look forward to seeing you at Mefou!  

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Helping Endangered Primates in Cameroon