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Relaxing Outing

Ten friends hired a long boat from Kissy Ferry and took a two hour relaxing trip to Bunce. Mr... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2017
gwenjoy2017
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Freetown, Indiana
Extraordinary potential

This is a tragic story at the moment, but it could be a cloud with a silver lining. Obviously the... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2017
ChaznJools
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

Ten friends hired a long boat from Kissy Ferry and took a two hour relaxing trip to Bunce. Mr. Salu the care taker gave as an interesting informative tour. The island is full of history and beautiful plants. Needed attempts are being made to better...More

1  Thank gwenjoy2017
Reviewed March 6, 2017

This is a tragic story at the moment, but it could be a cloud with a silver lining. Obviously the history is tragic and deeply moving when related by our delightful guides Shekuh Bah and Mohammed, and the lovely security guard "Spider". But the real...More

1  Thank ChaznJools
Reviewed December 16, 2016

A great place to visit for a short walking tour for an hour or 2, and a quick bite. The history and lifestyle of locals s fascinating

1  Thank rogerjh2016
Reviewed November 5, 2016

In order to get to Bunce island you need to take a water taxi and as well as taking water etc, I would prepare the trip a little so you understand what you see when you are looking at the ruins of the slave castle....More

2  Thank mimib2009
Reviewed May 23, 2016

There is a wealth of information available online regarding Bunce Island. It's history is closely linked to the U.S. and British slave trade, and also with Emancipation. Sadly the Island is not well preserved or easy to get to, but you can rent a water...More

1  Thank JeffPCV
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

An extremely interesting historic site to visit with a sad "Slave Trading" history the largest slave trading post in West Africa some 30000 slaves passed through here before it was shut down. Really worth visiting. The site has and eeirie feeling of past sadness, but...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Fascinating history and ruins related to the African slave trade. Hope that investors can be found to refurbish and market this historical area

1  Thank Lorna E
Reviewed September 28, 2014

This site should be supported as a UNESCO World Heritage Site or a cultural site of Sierra Leone, at the very least. Stepping onto this island was like stepping back in time, from the abandoned cannons sporting the seal of Queen Victoria to the walls...More

4  Thank Penelope G
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