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Banana Divers Sierra Leone

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Banjoko Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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snorkeling among colonial cannons, anckors and cargo from the 1700s

we only went free diving with Banana Divers -although they did a lot of scuba- at a wonderful site... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Himadri K
First time diving in Sierra Leone

This is a great place to learn how to dive in Sierra Leone. The ocean in front of the beach resort... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Lalit M
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“aquatic life” (2 reviews)
“free diving” (2 reviews)
“colorful fish” (2 reviews)
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Banjoko Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Reviewed 2 February 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

1  Thank Himadri K
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Reviewed 2 November 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 Lalit M
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Reviewed 15 September 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
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Reviewed 11 June 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
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Reviewed 30 April 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
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Reviewed 3 February 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
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Reviewed 21 October 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
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Reviewed 23 June 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
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Reviewed 11 February 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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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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23 November 2015|
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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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