West Africa - Sierra Leone (PDF Chapter)

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West Africa - Sierra Leone (PDF Chapter)

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For the traveller, Sierra Leone is still West Africa’s secret beach destination. Sweet sands rise from the soft waters of the Atlantic, with the backdrop dressed in sun-stained hues, rainforest green and the red, red roads of the north.

  • join a nighttime hike through the forest of Tiwai Island in search of the elusive pygmy hip-po
  • maps
  • eat barbecued lobster pulled fresh from the sea at one of Freetown Peninsula’s stunning beaches.
  • transport
  • glide down the river by dugout canoe while monkeys and birds chatter in the surrounding forest, in Outamba-Kilimi National Park
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Freetown, Freetown Peninsula, Banana Islands, Riv-er No 2, Tokeh Beach, Bunce Island, Makeni, Mt Bintumani, Outamba-Kilimi National Park, Bo, Turtle Islands, Tiwai Island, Gola Rainforest National Park, Understand Sierra Leone, Sierra Le-one Today, History, Culture, Survival Guide.

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