6 Hours History tour itinerary for Freetown: Canvass The Haunting Remains Of African Slavery
Head to the Banana Islands to understand its role during the slave trade as one of the strongholds that were created by the European powers to gather large numbers of slaves to be sold and transported to America. Saunter through Dublin to catch a glimpse of the past & present of the islands.
The Banana islands via kent
You will be picked up by your Banana Islands tour guide on a boat from Kent.
Arrive at the islands and visit the ruins of the Slave Hole, Old Fort, and the old St. Luke’s Church.
Then, head to a small museum with tools and chains from the slave trade that are reminders of the vivid activities of the prosperous slave trade.
Later, stroll leisurely through the village of Dublin and catch glimpses of the past and the present of the Banana Islands.
Transportation & boat transfer.
Banana Islands tour guide.
Lunch & complimentary drinks.
Extra meals /drinks.
Tips/Gratuities to driver & Banana Islands tour guide.
Bring along: Comfortable walking shoes, comfortable clothes, swimsuit, sun protection, hat, sunglasses, and camera.
Sierra Leone was one of the countries heavily involved in the slave trade between the 16th and 19th century. Many strongholds have been created by the European powers to gather large numbers of slaves and keep them to be sold and transported to America. Two major centres to assemble slaves were Bunce Island and the Banana Islands. The Banana Islands was the smaller one where it is said that up to two thousand slaves were kept on it.
Type of Tour
Private or Group Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.