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Take a Guided Tour to the Turtle Islands

Option 1: 2 Days
An excellent guide with a local boat can take you to Turtle Island for $800 USD/boat. Each boat seats 4 – 6 people.  We leave early in the morning and arrive at the islands in the afternoon. Spend the evening exploring and sleep under the stars. It is advisable that you take a tent if you have one. We can also arrange local accommodation for you.  Food and drinks are included in the price.


Option 2:  3-4 Days
If you would like to spend an extended period of time on the Island, we charge $1500USD/boat. Each boat seats 4 – 6 people. We will provide you with meals and arrange your accommodation if you don’t have your own tent. This journey is certainly worth the price.


About the Turtle Islands
“The stuff castaway movies are made of: eight tiny islands – Bakie, Bumpetuk, Chepo,  Hoong, Mut, Nyangei, Sei and Yele – form the Turtle Islands, an undeveloped archipelago thrown across the Atlantic just off the western shore of Sherbro Island. Each one is a slice of pure, bright sand sat amid breathtaking azure, framed by sighing palms silhouetted against a hazy blue sky.” – The Bradt Guide to Sierra Leone, 2009.


(Please note that Hoong is for initiated men only).