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Highlights

  • Come up close and personal with crocodiles
  • Learn about the superstitions of the community
  • Enjoy breath taking views of nature
  • Interact with a village Elder
  • Meet and chat with Village Locals

Pick up

You will be picked up at your hotel


What to Expect

The crocodile pool is located on the southern section of the Old Town. Local legend says it is a sacred pool which was later inhabited by crocodiles over 520 years ago. Its fresh waters are also said to be a treatment for infertility, bestow good fortune and occasionally certain rituals...


This is The Plan

Pick Up

I will come and pick you from the hotel and take you to the crocodile pool is located on the...

I will come and pick you from the hotel and take you to the crocodile pool is located on the southern section of the Old Town. Local legend says it...

Crocodile Pool

Local legend says it is a sacred pool and occasionally certain rituals are held here, sometimes accompanies by drumming music...

Local legend says it is a sacred pool and occasionally certain rituals are held here, sometimes accompanies by drumming music as we interact with these magnificent reptiles at close range.

Meet Village Elders

We will also get an opportunity to sit down with one of the elders who will explain to us how...

We will also get an opportunity to sit down with one of the elders who will explain to us how the village benefits from the pool.

Local Snacks and Departure

We will have some delicious local brews at a traditional bar as we chat. I will then take you to...

We will have some delicious local brews at a traditional bar as we chat. I will then take you to your hotel after the end of the tour.


What is included

  • Trained Local Tour Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Refreshments at the Pool
  • 2 Liter Bottled Water
  • Hotel Tranfer

What to bring

  • Light Clothing
  • Good Walking shoes
  • Camera
  • Extra money for miscellaneous expenses

About your Localist

Onewol

Welcome!
I am a dedicated tour guide and would want to share with you my culture and show you the beauty of our coastal city of Bakau. I am fascinated to learning new things and meeting new people, and I am certain you will get to learn a lot from me too.

Welcome to The Gambia, the place I cherish and love with all my heart


Language

  • English


$ 26 p.p. if 3
 
 
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Contact Onewol

1. Booking Request

When you click on Booking Request you submit the time and date you want the activity to start.

2. Payment

The Localist must respond within 48 hours. We authorize your card for the full amount, but you will not be charged for the activity until the Localist has accepted the booking.

3. Security for you

Funds are not sent to the Localist until after the activity has been completed, so you do not have to worry about your money disappearing.

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