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Jane's Boats

Denton Bridge, Banjul, Gambia
+220 776 8074
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they need a new boat...

Picked up at the hotel on time. The boat has a certain charm, but the upper structure was so... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
c0pl0
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Maldegem, Belgium
Lazy day cruise

This does exactly what it says - a very lazy day on the top deck of the boat going down the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
DavidNormanS
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“tea coffee” (2 reviews)
“top deck” (2 reviews)
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Denton Bridge, Banjul, Gambia
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Picked up at the hotel on time. The boat has a certain charm, but the upper structure was so lopsided you could get seasick on a river. The engine was very loud and the gasoil fumes nauseating. The lunch was cooked on board, and passable,...More

1  Thank c0pl0
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This does exactly what it says - a very lazy day on the top deck of the boat going down the river/creeks and mangroves at a leisurely pace. Tea/coffee on board then the fizzy is served. Fishing and swimming available if you so wish. Other...More

1  Thank DavidNormanS
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Just returned from another trip to The Gambia and a third time on Jane's boats, my husband and I did the creek fishing trip and would highly recommend it. A relaxing day out you are collected from your hotel with tea and coffee on arrival...More

3  Thank Diane D
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We enjoyed the lazy day on Jane's boat in feb. The bird life in the mangroves was incredible. The crew on the boat very informative and friendly. The food plentiful and tasty.would recommend this trip to anyone visiting the Gambia.

Thank kylecurt
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I was in the party with Edward2003 in April 2014 (see review below) and we booked again in April 2015 and enjoyed our day fishing on the creeks just as much. Friendly and helpful crew and plenty of space on the boat. Highly recommended even...More

Thank IanJMold_Wales
Reviewed 12 March 2015

There were just 3 couples on our boat and luckily for us had a keen twitcher onboard to show us all the locla birds to look out for. The team on the boat were lovely and accomodating. The cook was amazing. How she got the...More

2  Thank Debbie Y
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Great crew nice boat with good toilet facilities Basic tackle but it does the job. They even bait your hooks for you! Be prepared to be busy our boat caught 128 fish Lunch is excellent good choice & quality Just a great days outing well...More

3  Thank glenfarclasluva
Reviewed 1 November 2014

The crew were very attentive, mattress for sunbathing need a bit of attention. Food was beautifully cooked

1  Thank JPSJE
Reviewed 1 May 2014

2nd time in Gambia and Jane's boat. Been on both the fishing day and the lazy day cruise. Both were excellent. Wish there was more chance to fish on the lazy day though. But a great day all the same

2  Thank Hannah1106
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Booked a private charter for four people by email. Trip was well organised with hotel pick-up on time and boat leaving as soon as we were on board. Fishing tackle and bait provided to catch fish in river and creek. Food and drinks can be...More

4  Thank Edward2004
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Compo-in-Caithness
30 March 2016|
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Response from kylecurt | Reviewed this property |
Hi we went on the lazy days trip ! But I'm sure a full days creak fishing is about £30 per head if you book direct on line ! Hope this helps !
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100travelman2014
26 February 2016|
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Response from michellehassan2013 |
How much is it for 2 people
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bigmouth78
19 October 2015|
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Response from IanJMold_Wales | Reviewed this property |
We paid 195 pounds sterling to charter the boat and crew for the day. This included collection and return from / to Cape Point and fishing tackle and bait. Lunch was prepared on board and was extra but cheap and ditto coffee... More
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