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Free Things To Do in Madagascar

If you have extra time, Nosy Sakatia is worthwhile.
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    Avenue of the Baobabs
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    #2 in Madagascar
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    As its name suggests, the 853-foot-long Avenue of the Baobabs is a stretch of giant baobab trees believed to be up to 800 years old. Though the avenue is situated roughly 405 miles away from Antananarivo, it offers close proximity to Kirindy Mitea National Park, which sits along Madagascar's west coast.

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    The Three Bays (Les Trois Baies)
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    If you want to take in water vistas without trekking offshore to islands likeNosy Sakatiaor Nosy Be, head to The Three Bays. Made up of three bays – Sakalava, Pigeon and Dune – this area features pristine beaches where activities like swimming, hiking, windsurfing and kitesurfing can be enjoyed. You'll also

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    Nosy Sakatia
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    When you're in need of a break from Madagascar's parks and forests, head to the quaint island of Nosy Sakatia. This tropical oasis – which measures just 1 square mile – boasts an array of orchids but is best known for its water sports activities. Everything from sailing to fishing

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