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The Banana Islands are a prime tourist destination in Sierra Leone. The proximity to Freetown (40km) and the idyllic environment of a pristine tropical island make Banana Island a popular choice for daytrips and overnight excursions. The island has rich history as the first European settlement in the region and locals are proud to show visitors the various sites. There are two fishing communities on the Island, Dublin and Ricketts.


Get in[edit]

Take a local boat from Kent or hire a speed boat from Freetown.

Get around[edit]

On foot or by boat - no vehicles on islands.


Take an historical walking tour: two churches, cemetery, school, fort, slaver's house, fishing harbour


Banana Island Sierra Leone offers sport fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, guided forest walks, historical and cultural tours and ultimate relaxation. Banana Divers offers quality game fishing and reliable scuba diving in some of the best spots in west Africa.

  • Banana Island Sierra Leone, Banana Island Sierra Leone. Banana Island Sierra Leone offers a wide range of activities. Suba diving, sport fishing, snorkeling and more in one of Sierra Leone's most exciting tourist attraction





Accommodation can be found only at Dublin at Daltons Banana Guest House +23276278120, or the Banana Island Chalets +232 76 989 906.


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