Welcome to Banana Island, Sierra Leone
Banana Island is one of the main attractions in Sierra leone. A tropical paradise, a heaven of tranquility only 40km away from Freetown. The island is blessed with lush forest and a constant sea breeze that provide the perfect base for a relaxing holiday in Sierra Leone. The small community is occupied exclusively with fishing, so fresh fish, lobsters and crabs are always on the menu. There are three beaches on the Northern tip of the Island and some of the most charming Beach Resorts in Sierra leone.
The main activity for locals and tourists alike is fishing. The shores offer abundance of fish and lobsters and visitors can organize short or longer fishing trips with the local fishermen. There are excellent opportunities for snorkeling as the area is renowned for its aquatic life. The alteration of rocks and sandy beaches provides shelter to a wide range of tropical fish which is easy to spot. Sunbathing is enjoyed by all visitors and it is not unusual to have the whole beach for yourself. Apart from the water activities the virgin forest on the hills of the island hold good numbers of wild animals and particularly birds. A stroll through the paths of the forest is an unforgettable experience to the visitor. Find more information on leisure activities and a comprehensive guide of Banana Island.
Near by beaches can be visited on a boat trip
or enjoy one of the 3 beaches of the island
Banjoko Beach - Daltons Banana Guest House
How to visit
Tourist infrastructure exists only in the Northern part of the island. Visitors can contact Mr Dalton +23276278120 to arrange a boat transfer from Kent. The road is paved all the way from Freetown
The cost of transport is about 60.000Le -75.000Le per group.
Accommodation and meals are provided by Daltons Banana Guest House +23276278120, A charming beach resort. Double rooms cost from 50.000Le-150.000Le and fresh fish grills from 30.000Le. The guesthouse also organizes fishing trips, snorkeling trips, scuba diving, guided forest walks, Turtle islands excursions, historical tours and leisure boat trips.