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Banana Divers Sierra Leone

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12 Oct 2018
“cool holiday activities in Sierra Leone: scuba diving”
2 Feb 2018
“snorkeling among colonial cannons, anckors and cargo from the 1700s”
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Banjoko Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone
+232 76 278120
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Banana Divers is the only scuba diving centre on Banana Island. As it happens it's the only diving centre in the whole of Sierra Leone (and would be the only one in West Africa apart from the other one in Dakar). Searching for lost shipwrecks...More

Thank BrijeshP247
Reviewed February 2, 2018

we only went free diving with Banana Divers -although they did a lot of scuba- at a wonderful site. A ship had sunk in the 1700s with 29 cannons visible and anchors. the site site was full of colorful fish too. next we went to...More

3  Thank HimadriK15
Reviewed November 2, 2017

This is a great place to learn how to dive in Sierra Leone. The ocean in front of the beach resort is very calm and the water is clear in tempting for a scuba lesson. If you never tried it before is a great experience....More

1  Thank LalitM255
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Beautiful scuba diving in calm waters. Try the boat dives too as there4 are some evoking wrecks from the sla very time to be explored. The house reef dives are also good and quite relaxing. Especially for a spontaneous late afternoon dive just before sunset....More

1  Thank Mira D
Reviewed June 10, 2015

The most exciting day in Sierra Leone was when we took the boat out to explore a dive site off Banana Island. The dive master took on top of an ald ship wreck from 1747. Huge cannons, anchors and metal parts of the ship could...More

2  Thank James T
Reviewed April 30, 2015

There is something about this diving center that will make you cherish your dive experience. Maybe it is the remoteness, maybe the lack of fellow divers around you, maybe even the feeling of exploring uncharted territories for the first time. Perhaps it is even the...More

2  Thank garilo
Reviewed February 3, 2015

Sierra Leone may seem a destination with limited opportunities for recreational activities, but when you search a little you discover not only that there is quite a few, but also that they are of outstanding qualities. Scuba diving for example may not be as big...More

3  Thank Jessica A
Reviewed October 21, 2014

A visit to Banana Island is a highlight to any trip to Sierra Leone. But if you sign up for diving you are in for a treat. The dive sites reveal wild life and traces of history. Big fishes and colourful settings are as magnificent...More

2  Thank Javier F
Reviewed June 23, 2014

We have dived with this small diving resort just at the start of the rain season. The waters were calm and from what the scuba dive master has said exceptionally transparent for the time of the year. The first dive was behind a small reef...More

5  Thank Tina Y
Reviewed February 11, 2014

This diving center is probably very different o the one you are used to. A very small operator that receives minimal amount of divers, is still treating scuba diving with excitement, adventure and enthusiasm as the first scuba divers did half a century ago. be...More

9  Thank sandritta_9
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October 12, 2017|
Response from loredanamarconi | Reviewed this property |
I was several years ago, so I can not tell you exactly. it cost little, life in Sierra Leone is very low
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November 22, 2015|
Response from loredanamarconi | Reviewed this property |
I was several years ago, so I can not tell you exactly. it cost little, life in Sierra Leone is very low
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