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City break in Luanda. Active leisure ideas for Luanda - attractions, recreation and nightlife

The main entertainments for visitors to Luanda are walks in the local nature reserves and exploring natural attractions. Near the city, you will find Cameo National Park, one of the oldest natural parks in the country. Its territory has small forested areas, spacious fields and pastures where local residents graze livestock. Over the last decades, the natural park has severely suffered from poachers. Many wild animals and birds living here were on the verge of extermination.
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Now the park is under strict protection, being home to very rare species of animals, including black antelopes. Due to the special flow of the Zambezi River, many marshy areas were formed in the reserve. Such areas have become a habitat for rare birds - more than 30 species. The country's largest lake, Dilolo, is also located in this national park. Dozens of interesting routes are laid here for tourists. During tours, they can appreciate all the unique features of the local flora and fauna. The park provides guided tours by jeeps, and walking on foot is allowed in some areas. Given the presence of wild animals, all excursions are only accompanied by experienced rangers.
Of equal interest is Kisam's National Park. It lies on the Atlantic coast and was formed more than 80 years ago. This park is striking in the diversity of its flora and fauna. Its vast territory covers an area of about 900 hectares. Here you can admire typical African savannahs, stroll through the beautiful forests and watch rare animals in their natural habitat. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Black sable is found in this reserve, a large population of red buffalo lives here, and rare species of sea turtles and herbivorous whales can be seen in the coastal zone. Due to uncontrolled poaching, many of these animals were also critically endangered, so now their populations are under special control. Only a small part of the national park is accessible for tourists, but even this is enough to appreciate the greatness of nature.
Luanda is also often visited by fans of beach holidays. They can enjoy several comfortable beaches located in the city. The largest and most popular one is Cabo Ledo with soft sand of light color and incredible turquoise water. There are rarely strong waves on this beach, it will be comfortable to relax here even with small children. Connoisseurs of comfort should take into account that there is no beach sports equipment on the coast. It's recommended to take beach umbrellas and bottled water along. There are several attractive restaurants near the beach.
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Fans of unusual spots will like Sangano Beach better. It is also famous for its pristine natural beauty. This beach is calmer and less crowded, unusual geological formations near the coast are considered its main feature. Several rocky cliffs overgrown with typical local vegetation protect a narrow coastal strip from wind and waves. At any time, visitors to the beach can leave the coast and go explore local natural attractions.
Luanda from the fort Luanda is also an attractive diving destination. Octopus dive site is considered the most interesting place to dive. It is interesting not only for the diversity of the underwater world but also for the wreckage resting in these places. Several large ships that sank off the coast of Luanda back in the colonial era are now considered outstanding underwater sights. For hundreds of years, they have overgrown with reefs and become home to colorful fish, moray eels, and other exotic inhabitants. Dive sites for both beginners and experienced divers can be found around Luanda.
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The city has traditional amusement parks, which are especially loved by tourists with children. The best and most modern one is Ulengo Center, which offers a wide range of entertainment for kids of all ages. It has carousels and playgrounds for the smallest ones, a large Ferris wheel and rides for older children. Thrill-seekers will not be bored either, even some adults can try out some rides. Several cozy cafes are open in the park, so you can spend the whole day here. The city cannot boast the great diversity of nightlife, however, some bars are ideally suitable for evening relaxation. One of the best is Tailor Bar offering visitors a wide selection of drinks and treats.
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City break ideas for neighbours of Luanda

Guide to your best city break in Luanda - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Luanda - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Luanda?' disappears immediately.
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