Reputed for its floral and faunal affluence, the park stands out as one of Africa's richest rainforests, forming an amazing destination for bird watching and primate viewing. Covering about 1, 260 square km between Mundemba and Eyumojock, the Korup park can boast of over 620 species of trees/shrubs, 480 species of herbs and climbers including some 400 bird species. The famous hammock at its main entrance has always had a dual effect on visitors. It is considered as thrilling to adventure lovers who have a thing for activities with a fear factor while its a turn off element for the not so daring.
Standing out as one of the only two sites in Africa having forests surviving from the Pleistocene era coupled with its remarkable biodiversity, the park is no doubt a jewel for the country which is worth discovering. Nevertheless, when it comes to the Korup park, its the destination that keeps visitors motivated due to the not so pleasant condition of the roads in the rainy season hence visits should be done preferably in the dry season. Nevertheless, a visit to the park is one of the most adventure-fuelled thrill in the region.