Transfer Options

Please ring Amadou on +220 777 8935 or email info@jinackloadge.com at least 1 day before you set off to arrange pick up/drop off times…

Our transfer service will pick you up from the airport and take you to the Lodge via 4×4, mini bus, and a 35 – 40 min boat journey. Mid November to mid January, Dolphins sometimes will swim alongside the boat as we cross.

Option 1: Make your own way to the lodge

Approximately €25

Ask at your hotel (or make your own way) to arrange a taxi to the ferry crossing Banjul, board ferry for Barra.
When you arrive in Barra take a bush taxi from opposite the Trust Bank, up to the Kayata village crossing, then take small boat, cross the Bo-long onto the Island were you will be meet by our manager on the other side

If you have been to Gambia before and have used the ferry and taxi services on your own this option will be cheapest approximately €25

Option 2: Meet you off the Ferry Crossing at Barra

£35 Return - £17.50 one way

Ask at your hotel (or make your own way) to arrange a taxi to the ferry crossing Banjul, board ferry to Barra. We can arrange for you to be picked up at Barra by our Manager he will then escort you to the lodge, at a cost of £35

Option 3: Airport or local mainland hotel pickup (Cross By Ferry)

Approximately £65 return £32.50 one way

You can be pick up in the morning at your hotel (depending on you location) by our Manager and he will escort you all the way via the ferry.

Option 4: Airport or local mainland hotel pickup (Cross By Jinack Lodge Boat)

£69 Return - £34.50 one way

You can be pick up in the morning at your hotel (depending on you location) by our Manager and he will escort you to our usual crossing point in front of City Wharf Restaurant behind the Revenue Building, Banjul.

We will then board our boat for a 30 – 40 minute journey to the beach in-front of the lodge.

Flights

Prices of flights to Banjul vary depending on the time of year. During the winter season (November to April) flights are available from charter carriers, and are generally cheaper (approximately £350 – £650)

From May to October it is the rainy season in Gambia. Most chartered flights do not operate during this period. Flights are still available from Gatwick with Monarch or through The Gambia Experience and fares are more expensive.