Bunce Island

Bunce Island was the largest British slave castle on the Rice Coast of West Africa. Founded around 1670, it exported tens of thousands of African captives to North America and the West Indies until the British Parliament finally closed it down in 1808. During its long and tragic history, Bunce Island was operated by four […]

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Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary situated outside of picturesque Regent Village, is only 30 minutes from Freetown.  Located along the Regent/Bathurst mountain road, this sanctuary for orphaned and habituated chimpanzees is a refuge for human visitors as well. Offering daily scheduled visits, as well as 6 eco-huts for overnight stays, Tacugama is the perfect place for those […]

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Banana Islands – Dublin, Ricketts and Mes-Meheux

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 Banana Islands are comprised of three Islands: Dublin, Ricketts and Mes-Meheux. The […]

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Sulima

This is between the Moa and Mano Rivers. Access is not great and is believed to be easier from Liberia side of the border. They are also believed to offer surf-quality waves. About 11km in length.

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Freetown Peninsula

Probably offering the greatest potential in the tourism industry, the beaches along the Freetown Peninsula are a sight to behold. Beautiful and breathtaking, on a clear day they offer a clear representation of colours of the Sierra Leone flag. The green backdrop of mountains, coupled with the white sand at Number Two beach and clear […]

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Foreign Diplomatic and Consular Missions in Sierra Leone

It is advisable (though not compulsory) that you register with the diplomatic office responsible for your nationality. You can find the details of these diplomatic offices in Freetown on this page. If you have telephone number, email or website address for any of the following please email them to us so that their details can […]

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