Off the beaten track

Whether it’s hiking, kayaking, bird-watching, wildlife tours, workshops in traditional skills, cultural experiences or just relaxing and soaking up the atmosphere, FairPlay can introduce you to the best of rural Gambia.

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Bird-watching in The Gambia is an unforgettable experience, with a huge variety of habitats and species crammed into a small area. Birding on the River Gambia with FairPlay offers a unique chance to experience the full range of what can be found in the inland areas, both on and off the River.

Top tip - Ask us about our coast and river combined packages in collaboration with the award-winning Footsteps Ecolodges in Gunjur


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Kayaking with Fair Play gives a unique opportunity to get off the beaten track.

Experience the tranquillity of the river and the fascinating wildlife in and around Janjanbureh and the River Gambia National Park.

With friendly professional guides, trained by UK instructors, we offer trips to suit all levels of fitness and experience.

From half-day local paddling through to full descents of the river from Fatoto to Banjul.

Each trip is tailored to your ability and interests, with lodge accommodation, bush camping or village homestays available.

Alternatively, enjoy the comfort and luxury of being escorted by our live-aboard pirogue, The Fula Princess.

Expert guides can offer basic instruction and safety assessments for beginners.


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