Tiwai Island
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Camp & Primate-Spot on Tiwai Island
The Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary is just 12 square kilometers, but it's home to one of the world’s most concentrated and diverse primate populations (including wild chimpanzees), more than 135 species of bird, 700-plus species of plant, and the very rare, endemic pygmy hippopotamus. You're not guaranteed to see all of that, but you will spot some cool monkeys (on guided hikes around the island), eat well (courtesy of the island's lone, resourceful cook), and camp out (in comfy tents on elevated, covered, solar-powered platforms) in a one-of-a-kind, secluded, and stunning tropical setting.
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