Half Day Tour : Explore Goree island

Half Day Tour : Explore Goree island

Gorée island is world heritage site classified by the UNESCO. In other words ,this famous island was very active in slave trade ,and will from 1536 to 1848 ,year of the abolition of slavery ,the main transit center ,where 15 to 20 slaves will be shipped for the America's. Slavery will first start on the island practiced by the Portuguese in 1536 .On Gorée island ,we will open a chapter of the history of mankind with the visit of THE SLAVES HOUSE and its famous "DOOR OF NO RETURN",which was the last link of the slave with the Motherland or Africa .Here you learn how Black people were abused,downgraded,brutalized by the slaves merchants ,and their collaborators for nearly 4 centuries .You will also see the 1830 French church ,the former French strongholds ,the birth house of the first black deputy at the french Parliament, the French governor's residence.In short you will learn a lot about the country's history, slavery, colonization and so on .

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Goree Island, Goree Island, Dakar Region

From your hotel,we will go to the ferry station ,to take the ferry for Goree island ,where we have an appointment ,with the history of mankind. Goree island was one of the important places ,where the slaves were shipped for Europe and The America's. There we visit the slave ,where you will see the famous" gate of return " and the cells ,where the slaves were shackled ,while waiting for the boats to come back and carry them .Then we will tour around the island to discover the world heritage.Then we will the 1830 French church, the place ,where the Portuguese had built their 1481 chapel ,used at the time as cemetery for the Portuguese missionaries, the French governor residence ,the historical museum,the former French fortifications. In short all the heritage.Lunch on the island in a unique and typical restaurant near the sea,and back to your hotel or ending location.
Please come with your passport !

Duration: 5 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"

Hora de Inicio: Half Day Tour : Explore Goree island
3/8/2021 - 12/24/2023
Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duración: 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up and drop off from your selected hotel or location


  • Port De Dakar, Dakar-Plateau, Dakar, Senegal

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Ferry fees
  • Slaves house and museum fee
  • Pick up offered from your hotel in Dakar to ferry Station for Goree island back l
  • And we take you back to your hotel in Dakar for free

No Incluye

  • Beverage


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