iOverlander 55.1 Albert Schweitzer Museum Camping on the level car park of the museum, very friendly, bad ablutions, we were allowed to stay for free Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: Yes Showers: Cold Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: No Camping on the level car park of the museum, very friendly, bad ablutions, we were allowed to stay for free iOverlander Albert Schweitzer Museum Parking Area user Cameroon Gabon border If you are arriving after the border has closed talk to the officials and they will point you to a large tarmac area where you can set up camp. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: No If you are arriving after the border has closed talk to the officials and they will point you to a large tarmac area where you can set up camp. iOverlander Cameroon Gabon border Parking Area user Immigration Cameroon Get your passport stamps here. Open: Yes Get your passport stamps here. iOverlander Immigration Cameroon Toll Booth user 0.0 Immigration Gabon Easy to miss but don't forget to stop here to get your passport stamps! Open: Yes Easy to miss but don't forget to stop here to get your passport stamps! iOverlander Immigration Gabon Toll Booth user 199.0 Bush camp rain forest Just a hidden spot along a small track that ends in a walking path. A friendly hunter passed us in the morning. Can get muddy after rain. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes Just a hidden spot along a small track that ends in a walking path. A friendly hunter passed us in the morning. Can get muddy after rain. iOverlander Bush camp rain forest Contact, Pirate user 0.0 Equator Crossing Two damaged signs point out that you have just crossed the equator. Open: Yes Two damaged signs point out that you have just crossed the equator. iOverlander Equator Crossing City (Capitol) user Police checkpoint Gabon The police allowed us to camp next to their little station - the only level place at that time which wasn't too muddy to not get stuck. Open: Yes The police allowed us to camp next to their little station - the only level place at that time which wasn't too muddy to not get stuck. iOverlander Police checkpoint Gabon Contact, Pirate user 167.5 Immigration Gabon Get your passport stamps here or in Ndende. Open: Yes Get your passport stamps here or in Ndende. iOverlander Immigration Gabon Toll Booth user 0.0 Customs/immigration Republic of Congo There are several stations to visit here and you will get passport and carnet stamps. Open: Yes There are several stations to visit here and you will get passport and carnet stamps. iOverlander Customs/immigration Republic of Congo Toll Booth user 522.0 Logging Quarry, Gabon ( Near EG Border) Wild camp in disused logging Quarry close to Equatorial Guinea border. Perfect half way stopping point if traveling between Bitman & Libreville. Liza & Jason Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes Wild camp in disused logging Quarry close to Equatorial Guinea border. Perfect half way stopping point if traveling between Bitman & Libreville. Liza & Jason iOverlander Logging Quarry, Gabon ( Near EG Border) Contact, Pirate user 138.0 Bitam, Gabon Customs/Duoane Get your Carnet stamped here. It's in a differs place to Immigration. They may try to hit you up for money, but we didn't pay! Liza & Jason Open: Yes Get your Carnet stamped here. It's in a differs place to Immigration. They may try to hit you up for money, but we didn't pay! Liza & Jason iOverlander Bitam, Gabon Customs/Duoane Toll Booth user 5.0 Bush Camp On Beach, South of Gamba, Gabon Wild camp next to the beach just south of Gamba. No need to deflate Tyres. Liza & Jason Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes Wild camp next to the beach just south of Gamba. No need to deflate Tyres. Liza & Jason iOverlander Bush Camp On Beach, South of Gamba, Gabon Contact, Pirate user -1.0 Hotel louis cheap and clean Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - At Sites Internet: No Kitchen: No Parking: Yes Restaurant: Yes Showers: Bucket Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: No Tent Friendly: No cheap and clean iOverlander Hotel louis Lodging user -1.0 Maison Liebermann Catholic guesthouse with ok rooms, opposite the Gare Routiere. 18000cfa/night With parking lot and Wi-Fi. Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - At Sites Internet: Yes - Average Kitchen: No Parking: Yes Restaurant: No Showers: Cold Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: No Catholic guesthouse with ok rooms, opposite the Gare Routiere. 18000cfa/night With parking lot and Wi-Fi. iOverlander Maison Liebermann Lodging user 33.2 Soeurs de Conception Immaculée camping possible in the garden, next to the nuns. There's also a school with lovely children Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - Not at Sites Internet: Yes - Slow Kitchen: Yes Restaurant: No Showers: Hot Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes camping possible in the garden, next to the nuns. There's also a school with lovely children iOverlander Soeurs de Conception Immaculée Parking Area user 446.9 Wild Dreams Nice wild camp just off the main road, tall grass and patches of jungle to cover your presence. Beautiful place. Around this area you will find similar locations. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes Nice wild camp just off the main road, tall grass and patches of jungle to cover your presence. Beautiful place. Around this area you will find similar locations. iOverlander Wild Dreams Contact, Pirate user 96.0 Catholic Mission Camping next to church on grass with use of bathroom in Priests house. Free but they suggest a donation. Supermarket and immigration just around the corner. Very kind and relaxed. Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - Not at Sites Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: Warm Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Camping next to church on grass with use of bathroom in Priests house. Free but they suggest a donation. Supermarket and immigration just around the corner. Very kind and relaxed. iOverlander Catholic Mission Parking Area user 73.5 On The Riverside Near Fougamou Nice Spot Middle Of The Jungle Nice and quiet spot middle of the jungle Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Nice and quiet spot middle of the jungle iOverlander On The Riverside Near Fougamou Nice Spot Middle Of The Jungle Contact, Pirate user 39.9 St Francis School & Church We camped here, the showers are cold, toilet you must have your own paper. The door doesn't close to good in the shower either. The people are nice & there is a large grass area to camp on although a little open. Pets would do Ok here as they wouldn't be lonely as there are a number of dogs here (they are friendly tho) Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - Not at Sites Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: Cold Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes We camped here, the showers are cold, toilet you must have your own paper. The door doesn't close to good in the shower either. The people are nice & there is a large grass area to camp on although a little open. Pets would do Ok here as they wouldn't be lonely as there are a number of dogs here (they are friendly tho) iOverlander St Francis School & Church Parking Area user 20.0 Road and fuel warning From Ndende, the road immediately turns into a poorly graded piste to the border. This continues after the border all the way to Dolisie, with a LOT of bull dust. This road could be a bit difficult in the wet season. There is also no fuel between Ndende and Dolisie so it's worth fueling up, though you may be able to buy bottles of fuel from small villages along the way. Open: Yes From Ndende, the road immediately turns into a poorly graded piste to the border. This continues after the border all the way to Dolisie, with a LOT of bull dust. This road could be a bit difficult in the wet season. There is also no fuel between Ndende and Dolisie so it's worth fueling up, though you may be able to buy bottles of fuel from small villages along the way. iOverlander Road and fuel warning Diamond, Red user 34.0 power sports gabon A KTM dealer and mechanic, has some BMW and, Yamaha and other parts too. Ask for Amar or Deleur and say hi from us. Open: Yes A KTM dealer and mechanic, has some BMW and, Yamaha and other parts too. Ask for Amar or Deleur and say hi from us. iOverlander power sports gabon Car Repair user 49.0 equator the real equator near the equator-manager's house. the signs are all south of the true line. Open: Yes the real equator near the equator-manager's house. the signs are all south of the true line. iOverlander equator Dog Unknown user -1.0 Village on the lake Accessible only by boat. No roads come here. Friendly bar in the harbour. Lawn in the front with plenty of space for camping. Open: Yes Internet: No Kitchen: Yes Restaurant: Yes Showers: No Water: Natural Source Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: No Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes Accessible only by boat. No roads come here. Friendly bar in the harbour. Lawn in the front with plenty of space for camping. iOverlander Village on the lake Parking Area user 36.0 Hotel Kevazingo small hotel near centre of town, outside nothing special but nice rooms for 18000 have a/c and flat screen tv, market and food near by, internet cafe 50m away Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - At Sites Internet: No Kitchen: No Parking: Yes Restaurant: Yes Showers: Hot Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Tent Friendly: No small hotel near centre of town, outside nothing special but nice rooms for 18000 have a/c and flat screen tv, market and food near by, internet cafe 50m away iOverlander Hotel Kevazingo Lodging user 44.7 angola embassy refused to give out visa but pinned it just in case someone wants to give it a try.... Open: Yes refused to give out visa but pinned it just in case someone wants to give it a try.... iOverlander angola embassy Toll Booth user 91.8 old road building site /off road parking lot next to the road but hidden behind bushes, not much traffic especially at night, so noise is not an issue, possible to make fire, the area is large, no facilities Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes next to the road but hidden behind bushes, not much traffic especially at night, so noise is not an issue, possible to make fire, the area is large, no facilities iOverlander old road building site /off road parking lot Contact, Pirate user -1.0 motel by pharmacy cheap motel, rooms from 7000, nicer than the other hotel in town, the owner is a bike mechanic, good for small repairs while you waiting for the next day 8am when they open the immigration office :-) Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - At Sites Internet: No Kitchen: No Parking: Yes Restaurant: Yes Showers: Bucket Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Pit Toilets Big Rig Friendly: Yes cheap motel, rooms from 7000, nicer than the other hotel in town, the owner is a bike mechanic, good for small repairs while you waiting for the next day 8am when they open the immigration office :-) iOverlander motel by pharmacy Lodging user 122.3 Immigration office Get your passport stamped here. In the centre of Ndende, next to the roundabout. Might take some time for the chef to show up. Open: Yes Get your passport stamped here. In the centre of Ndende, next to the roundabout. Might take some time for the chef to show up. iOverlander Immigration office Toll Booth user -1.0 Catholic mission at Cathedral Saint Therese The priest was not really friendly, but he allowed us to camp, and, after long consideration, to use his ablution block. We donated 5000 cfa. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: Cold Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: Yes The priest was not really friendly, but he allowed us to camp, and, after long consideration, to use his ablution block. We donated 5000 cfa. iOverlander Catholic mission at Cathedral Saint Therese Parking Area user -1.0 Auberge des Forestiers We camped on the lawn and paid 2000, rooms are for 5000 cfa, probably negotiable. Dirty ablution, bucket shower, lots of sand flies, but nice hosts and nice scenery. Not sure that better than bush camping. Open: Yes Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: Bucket Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Pit Toilets Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes We camped on the lawn and paid 2000, rooms are for 5000 cfa, probably negotiable. Dirty ablution, bucket shower, lots of sand flies, but nice hosts and nice scenery. Not sure that better than bush camping. iOverlander Auberge des Forestiers Parking Area user -1.0 Petit Seminaire Saint-Jean We were allowed to camp for free, just talk to the Father-director, who is very relaxed and helpful. Very nice place. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Restaurant: No Showers: Cold Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes We were allowed to camp for free, just talk to the Father-director, who is very relaxed and helpful. Very nice place. iOverlander Petit Seminaire Saint-Jean Parking Area user 629.0 immigration gabon Open: Yes iOverlander immigration gabon Toll Booth user 584.0 wild camp in forest sorry to reach the point just go about 100m further on. It is about 20m after a bridge. Direct on the small road but nobody came and passed it in the night. To come here you drive trough some nice villages you can also ask for camping. We prefer to camp wild. There is place for max. 3 overlander car's. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: Natural Source Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes sorry to reach the point just go about 100m further on. It is about 20m after a bridge. Direct on the small road but nobody came and passed it in the night. To come here you drive trough some nice villages you can also ask for camping. We prefer to camp wild. There is place for max. 3 overlander car's. iOverlander wild camp in forest Contact, Pirate user 130.0 5 star wild camp Up on a hill with a perfect view to the beautifull river and a nice cool brise this is a camp place we're we all dream from. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes Up on a hill with a perfect view to the beautifull river and a nice cool brise this is a camp place we're we all dream from. iOverlander 5 star wild camp Contact, Pirate user 140.0 Gorilla watching If you want to see gorillas than this is one of the cheapest possibilitys! The point shows the Privat house of Ggilain Ngonga and he is the guide you need to see gorillas. No one else! He is doing a grate job to find them in the deep forest. Also he can show you forest elefant and and and. He is the best track finder I ever meet! Price is 75000 cfa pp pd but you can negotiate. Price includes one night in the park in our van also as all entrance fees. Of course you have to walk trough the forest so it is an real adventure if you find gorillas and elefants😉 One of our highlights we did in Africa! Of course no warranty to see gorillas but we did! tel (+241)06795769 or 07740397 mail: ndjibadi@gmail.com Open: Yes If you want to see gorillas than this is one of the cheapest possibilitys! The point shows the Privat house of Ggilain Ngonga and he is the guide you need to see gorillas. No one else! He is doing a grate job to find them in the deep forest. Also he can show you forest elefant and and and. He is the best track finder I ever meet! Price is 75000 cfa pp pd but you can negotiate. Price includes one night in the park in our van also as all entrance fees. Of course you have to walk trough the forest so it is an real adventure if you find gorillas and elefants😉 One of our highlights we did in Africa! Of course no warranty to see gorillas but we did! tel (+241)06795769 or 07740397 mail: ndjibadi@gmail.com iOverlander Gorilla watching City (Capitol) user 108.0 wild camp out of park shortly before you cross the river and enter the np. Not as nice then the other place we added but ñobody can ask for a permition 😉 We sleeped quite here nobody can see you from the main road. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes shortly before you cross the river and enter the np. Not as nice then the other place we added but ñobody can ask for a permition 😉 We sleeped quite here nobody can see you from the main road. iOverlander wild camp out of park Contact, Pirate user 101.0 wild camp we just took a break here bit it would be a lovely place for a camp Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes we just took a break here bit it would be a lovely place for a camp iOverlander wild camp Contact, Pirate user 15.0 beach wild camp gras area where you can stand in front of the amazing sandy beach and with a bit luck you can also see elefants here. Just follow the easy to drive piste to here, maybe your navigation will not show something 😉 Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes gras area where you can stand in front of the amazing sandy beach and with a bit luck you can also see elefants here. Just follow the easy to drive piste to here, maybe your navigation will not show something 😉 iOverlander beach wild camp Contact, Pirate user 10.0 Lodge Loango we were alowed to camp for free at this lovely place. They organise trips to the np were you can see elefants playing at the beach. A 3h tour is about 35000 CFA pp with a safari landcruiser or by boat. Also a trip to gorillas is possible but that was to expensive for us (500 Euro) Open: Yes Internet: Yes - Fast Kitchen: Yes Parking: Yes Restaurant: Yes Showers: Hot Water: Potable Restroom: Running Water Big Rig Friendly: No Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes we were alowed to camp for free at this lovely place. They organise trips to the np were you can see elefants playing at the beach. A 3h tour is about 35000 CFA pp with a safari landcruiser or by boat. Also a trip to gorillas is possible but that was to expensive for us (500 Euro) iOverlander Lodge Loango Lodging user 55.0 Shell ferry to Gamba You can go for free every Wednesday morning. You have to register at a shell office. We did not know that so we were not allowed to come with them. The paper to aply must be filled out min 5 days before. Ask were this office is as soon you enter that area (lat -1: 54.02492 lon 9:52.25761 or even earlier in Sangala) about 100km north/West on the way to the loanga lodge. Sorry I have no better information but it is worth the work I am shure. Open: Yes You can go for free every Wednesday morning. You have to register at a shell office. We did not know that so we were not allowed to come with them. The paper to aply must be filled out min 5 days before. Ask were this office is as soon you enter that area (lat -1: 54.02492 lon 9:52.25761 or even earlier in Sangala) about 100km north/West on the way to the loanga lodge. Sorry I have no better information but it is worth the work I am shure. iOverlander Shell ferry to Gamba Diamond, Red user 9.0 beach wild camp gras area at the beach in front of an old house not used anymore. The place is close to the airport but it seems it is rearly used. Nobody was here all the time Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes gras area at the beach in front of an old house not used anymore. The place is close to the airport but it seems it is rearly used. Nobody was here all the time iOverlander beach wild camp Contact, Pirate user 565.8 Police Control those guys make you loosing a lot of time. The boss, with small glasses and chritian look, see problems everywhere, even if your papers are right. He has taken my passport and go to Bittam without me, and I have to wait more than 3 hours. (Further info to clarify -- "The inmigration check in is in Bittam. This control decide if you go to bittam or not.") Open: Yes those guys make you loosing a lot of time. The boss, with small glasses and chritian look, see problems everywhere, even if your papers are right. He has taken my passport and go to Bittam without me, and I have to wait more than 3 hours. (Further info to clarify -- "The inmigration check in is in Bittam. This control decide if you go to bittam or not.") iOverlander Police Control Toll Booth user 448.4 Auberge Lalara Very simple wooden rooms with mosquitaire 2500CFA. Buket shower and no light. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Parking: Yes Restaurant: Yes Showers: Bucket Water: No Restroom: No Very simple wooden rooms with mosquitaire 2500CFA. Buket shower and no light. iOverlander Auberge Lalara Lodging user 498.0 wild camp near the dam nice spot with an amazing view to the lake. Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes nice spot with an amazing view to the lake. iOverlander wild camp near the dam Contact, Pirate user 594.0 canyon de Leconi Beautiful canyon!!!! A must have to been there of Gabon. We camped here on the top wit a beautiful view and a nice sundown. Canyon and a lake just under us😉 see picture! Sandy way to here. Just 5km but better to have 4x4 Open: Yes Electricity: No Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: No Showers: No Water: No Restroom: No Big Rig Friendly: Yes Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes Beautiful canyon!!!! A must have to been there of Gabon. We camped here on the top wit a beautiful view and a nice sundown. Canyon and a lake just under us😉 see picture! Sandy way to here. Just 5km but better to have 4x4 iOverlander canyon de Leconi Contact, Pirate user 478.0 custom and police here you have to stamp out/in if you cross the border very friendly officers! Open: Yes here you have to stamp out/in if you cross the border very friendly officers! iOverlander custom and police Toll Booth user 0.0 Known Good Internet at Sacramento Patisserie known good internet (WiFi) if you need to search for a hotel or contact a host. good ice cream too. Open: Yes known good internet (WiFi) if you need to search for a hotel or contact a host. good ice cream too. iOverlander Known Good Internet at Sacramento Patisserie Dog Unknown user 32.8 Rental units from AirBnB We booked on AirBnB, cost is 18,000cfa for double room unit. Very nice (Western like) place and owner. Just turn up and knock on the big grey gate (10m up from the brown gate) and ask for Le Nid. They have limited rooms but camping is available as a fall back or they'll work out another apartment from a family member, all on AirBnB but cheaper direct. Air conditioning, WiFi, secure parking with guard, nearby shop with restaurant and bar. Also has a great little kitchen. Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - At Sites Internet: Yes - Average Kitchen: Yes Parking: Secure Parking Restaurant: No Showers: Hot Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Tent Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: Yes We booked on AirBnB, cost is 18,000cfa for double room unit. Very nice (Western like) place and owner. Just turn up and knock on the big grey gate (10m up from the brown gate) and ask for Le Nid. They have limited rooms but camping is available as a fall back or they'll work out another apartment from a family member, all on AirBnB but cheaper direct. Air conditioning, WiFi, secure parking with guard, nearby shop with restaurant and bar. Also has a great little kitchen. iOverlander Rental units from AirBnB Lodging user 157.4 Final Checkpoint in Gabon (hopefully) Just another stop to go though all our details. Open: Yes Just another stop to go though all our details. iOverlander Final Checkpoint in Gabon (hopefully) Toll Booth user 141.0 Motel Divevi 9000 cefa for a room. Clean and quiet, near the gendarmerie housing. Fan, running water, onsite bar. Very nice service! Open: Yes Electricity: Yes - At Sites Internet: No Kitchen: No Parking: No Restaurant: No Showers: Warm Water: Non-Potable Restroom: Running Water Tent Friendly: No 9000 cefa for a room. Clean and quiet, near the gendarmerie housing. Fan, running water, onsite bar. Very nice service! iOverlander Motel Divevi Lodging user