Madagascar is a thoroughly unspoilt, off the beaten track country that is a dream destination for outdoor lovers in search of unique natural experiences. As a disconnected island nation off the east coast of Africa a staggering 5% of the world’s animals and fauna are to be found here and nowhere else including the beguiling, side-stepping lemur and wide-eyed aye-aye.
Half the fun of Madagascar’s many activities is getting there, and those who relish a chance for adventure will be spoilt for choice: off-road driving, almost deserted national parks, regions so remote they sometimes require privately chartered flights or boats to get you there.
As a large tropical island Madagascar is fringed by nearly 4,900km of white sand, palm lined beaches, perfect for some quality downtime after the adventures within. For some of the world’s best underwater thrills, you’ll find an unparalleled quality of diving and snorkelling around some of the most unspoilt reefs in the world, mostly located in the north and especially around the islands of the beautiful Nosy Be archipelago.