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Paradise Fishing Gambia

#1 of 10 Tours in Banjul
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Address: Denton Bridge harbour, Banjul, Gambia
Phone Number:
+316 28 21 34 32
Fee: Yes

Enjoy a day of soaking up the sun, good food, tranquil scenery, fishing and...

Enjoy a day of soaking up the sun, good food, tranquil scenery, fishing and swimming on the most comfortable boat for cruising through the Creeks of the River Gambia. Also Early Bird Cruises or multiple day trips available.

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Very good fishing venue

Excellent fishing venue the guys were brilliant they never tried to over charge us they charge the correct among they were really very friendly would book with them again

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Southport, United Kingdom
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Southport, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Excellent fishing venue the guys were brilliant they never tried to over charge us they charge the correct among they were really very friendly would book with them again

Thank sharonrogerson2
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Relaxing day on the pirogue boat cruising the creeks of the Gambia River. You can spot many birds during the trip through the mangroves. We saw pelicans, ospreys and herons. During the trip was an opportunity to swim on a small beach and there was a delicious lunch served. You also got the opportunity to fish, catch and release only.... More 

Thank Linda P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

So, our trip began, a little cloudy from Denton Bridge, only another 15 passenger,,so lunch will be good. A Swedish couple was the first encounter, retired and respectful. Then Papa embarrassed us both with his local knowledge. Then onto the top deck whereby a homeland guy introduced us to his daughter far beyond her Years. The crew were as we... More 

Thank NielsJones
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58 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is always worth doing: if you can book direct that saves 30%, a 6- hour river trip into the more remote tributaries of the river Gambia plus lunch and fishing thrown in. You get to swim too, but be careful: the river current is very strong. A relaxing day out with bus rides included.

Thank Nael C
Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This full day tour starts with a 2.5 hour trip up the Gambia River on a boat. There is not much to see as the river is very wide. And the air is full of diesel fumes from the boat. They did serve a fairly nice lunch. The first stop is the Roots village where children sing for candy &... More 

Thank Doreen O
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Very relaxing sunset cruise! About 2 hours. Great guide and wonderful wildlife. Full of mangroves and the oyster women collecting oysters from the mangroves is a sight to see.

Thank travelbunnee
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 April 2016

This was a super relaxing day with an excellent welcome. Fishing and swimming was a good experience with good food at lunchtime. Fishing was included in the experience.

1 Thank ChrisandRo32
Burton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Short river trip with dolphin sighting, was very good, food was fine, and plenty to drink. Does not start to early so had breakfast first and got back to the hotel early afternoon

Thank mick b
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We went on this lazy day to celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary. We couldn't have chosen better relaxing day sailing a snails pace down the river gambia the guide was polite and pointed out all the birds and wildlife the boat crew were fantastic we stopped about 1pm and dropped anchor for lunch and sparkling wine the food was great... More 

Thank clarks916
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We booked a cruise for a group of four people. The day was very relaxing, just chilling on the boat and fishing. The crew helped us with fishing and prepared us the most delicious lunch including local dishes such as chicken yassa. There's not much to do or see on the boat, but for those wishing to swim in the... More 

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