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Activities in Saly

Goree Island and Lac Rose Private Trip

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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US$ 196.20
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Discover both the fascinating history and beautiful landscapes of Senegal when you take our brilliant day trip to Goree Island and the Lac Rose lake.

Discover both the fascinating history and beautiful landscapes of Senegal when you take our brilliant day trip to Goree Island and the Lac Rose lake.

Goree Island and Lac Rose Private Trip

Around 9 am, we will collect you from your hotel and then head to the port of Dakar. There, a ferry will be waiting to take us to the captivating Island of Goree.

As we explore the island of Dakar, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will learn all about the important role it played in the Atlantic slave trade. Our first stop on the tour of Goree is at the House of Slaves which was used as a prison and market for slaves during this terrifying chapter from history.

Later, we will stroll through the colorful narrow streets, lined with pretty colonial houses. We will reach the historic fort, where you will have stunning panoramic views of the coastline. Then we board the ferry again and sail back to Dakar. At the city's port, a bus will be waiting to take us to Lac Rose (the Pink Lake). This beautiful natural area is famous for having been the last stage of the Paris-Dakar Rally up until 2008.

We will climb into a 4x4 vehicle which will take us on a tour of the lake's beautiful surroundings. Besides the amazing pink waters of Lac Rose, you will also see the gorgeous sand dunes which separate it from the Atlantic ocean.

Finally, before heading back to Saly, we will enjoy a refreshing dip in the lake. You will discover that you will easily float on the surface due to the water's high salt content.

Bathing in Lac Rose

We will only bathe in Lac Rose if there is sufficient time remaining at that stage of the tour. You will have 15 minutes to enjoy the salty, pink waters.

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 2 people Up to 8 people Up to 15 people
Private Tour in English
US$ 196.20
US$ 258.40
US$ 354.10

Private Tour in English

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 196.20
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 258.40
  • Up to 15 people

    US$ 354.10

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Not included

Food.

4x4 vehicle trip around lac rose.

Tickets for the ferry ride to Goree island: 1 (US$ 1) per person each way.

Municipal tax: 0.76 (US$ 0.70) per person.

Tickets for the House of Slaves: 0.76 (US$ 0.70) per person.

When to book?

You can book up until 9 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Physical: Not wheelchair accessible. Show more

Auditory: Varies according to the attraction included. Security system and visual alarm.

Visual: Varies according to the attraction included. Audible security and alarm system.

Intellectual: Varies according to the attraction included. Information in easy-to-read format. Accessible toilets. Security system and visual and audible alarm.

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Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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