Transfer Options

Please ring Amadou on +220 938-4716 or Devon +220 368-8230. Email at least 1 day be fore 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, or Taxi, and a 35 – 40 min boat journey. Mid November to mid January, Dolphins sometimes will swim alongside the boat as we cross.

Option 2: Meet you off the Ferry Crossing at Barra

£50 Return - £25 one way - 2 people

Ask at your hotel to arrange a taxi to the Ferry Terminal  crossing Banjul (or make your own way), 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.

Option :1 Making your own way

Cost variant depending on your location

There are 2 ways on how you can get to the lodge from Barra.

1/ Go to the ‘Black Cow Crossing Point’, at low tide cross the small river onto the Island, drive approximately 7 km up beach, you will find Jinack Lodge on your left,

2/ Drive down the North Bank Rd to Kanuma Village, turn left into Numi National Pack, (Entrance fee D35 -50) drive to the Kajatta Village crossing point, board small boat across mangrove. Take a 20 – 30 minute walk across to the Atlantic Sea side of the Island to Jinack lodge.

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

Approximately £65 return £32.50 one way - 2 people

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 to the lodge, via the ferry.

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

£110 Return - £65:00 one way - 2 people

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.


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 a little more expensive.