Madagascar - Southern Madagascar (PDF Chapter)
This is the Southern Madagascar chapter from Lonely Planet’s Madagascar guidebook.
Southern Madagascar offers some of nature’s most dramatic forms, with stark desert canyons rivalling those of Arizona; the fifth-largest coral reef in the world just offshore, and vast stretches of spiny forest containing some of the strangest and most formidable plants on earth.
- dive the Great Reef, then go whale-watching from Anakao
- track down rare birds and nocturnal lemurs at Parc National Zombitse-Vohibasia
- stand at the tip of the ‘eighth continent’ at Cap Sainte Marie
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: The Desert, Parc National de l’Isalo, Ilakaka, Parc National Zombitse-Vohibasia, The Great Reef, Tuléar (Toliara), Northern Reef, Ambondrolava & Beravy, Ifaty & Mangily, Ambolimailaka, Salary, Morombé, Southern Reef, Sarodrano, St Augustine, Anakao, Beheloka, Ambola, Parc National de Tsimanampetsotse, Itampolo, The Cape, Ampanihy, Lavanono, Réserve Spéciale de Cap Sainte Marie, Faux Cap, Ambovombe, Réserve Privée de Berenty, Parc National d’Andohahela, Fort Dauphin (Taolagnaro) & around, Pic St Louis, and Evatra & Lokaro Peninsula.
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