The Banana Islands lie southwest of the Freetown Peninsula in Sierra Leone. The Islands are about a 20 minutes boat ride from Kent, and offer good opportunities for snorkeling and fishing or if you fancy it, a canoe trip around the Island.
The Rogbonko Village Retreat is an initiative intended to generate interest in rural Sierra Leone, and to educate visitors and local people alike in the importance of traditional values. Visitors can experience real Sierra Leonean village life..
Ideal for those looking for a quiet break this itinerary takes you out of the city and close to nature. Tiwai Island is Sierra Leone’s first community conservation programme and has continued to grow from since it was established. As one of the last remaining tracts of Upper Guinean Congolese Rainforest, Tiwai is a wildlife sanctuary of profound ecological importance.
Working in Freetown and hardly have the time to spend the weekend with your partner or friends? Maybe you have thought about it but never got down to making it happen. You in town for only the weekend? This itinerary is ideal for you. It appeals to city folks who are looking to get away without venturing into the countryside. Tacugama is only about 20 mins from Freetown but once you get there it feels like you are in remote Sierra Leone.