Drill Ranch
Drill Ranch
Drill Ranch


Game reserve
Things to do at Drill Ranch


Explore nature, Relaxation, See wildlife, Sightseeing,

History of Drill Ranch

This was built in 1991to preserve the already endangered African primate; drills.. It is notable as a sanctuary for the endangered drills primate.

  • After recording over 250 births, the Drill program is the most successful captive breeding of an endangered primate in the world.

  • In 2001, President Olusegun Obasanjo visited the Drill ranch and this was the only wildlife facility he visited during his eight years tenure.

Built by Lisa Gadsby and Peter Jenkins in 1991.

The Drill ranch and rehabilitation center is a wild life sanctuary that hopes to preserve and ensure continuity of the endangered primate species drills. It serves to rehabilitate drills with members of their species and also provides a safe haven for orphaned chimpanzees.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Drill Ranch, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • A pair of sun glasses

  • A camera with a change of batteries

Things to do while at Drill Ranch

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • See the endangered drills

  • Enjoy the serenity of nature

Best Features

It is the home of an endangered species of primates called drills.

Writer's Review

To go and see drills, enjoy the view or relax in the ambience of nature

Most common visitors

Nature lovers, Wild life enthusiasts, Tourists

  • Pandrillus…The Race To Save The Big Three – Gorilla, Drill And Chimpanzee- The header of a story in the Guardian August 15, 2015.

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