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Bijagos Islands

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The Bijagos Islands is an archipelago in Guinea-Bissau.


The archipelago is made up of eighteen major islands and a dozen more smaller ones.

  • Bubaque
  • Orango Grande - Orango is famous for its salt water hippos!
  • João Vieira and Poilão - Best islands for turtle spotting!
  • Rubane
  • Acunda
  • Keré - Keré is a tiny island between Caravela and Carache. No people live on the island, there is only a single hotel [7]. Fishing trips and visits to villages in Caravela and Carache can be arranged. To go there, contact the hotel, which will be able to arrange transport from Bissau.



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  • Les Dauphins, (Bubaque), +33 (0)1 42 89 32 64, [1].  edit
  • Kasa Afrikana, (Bubaque), [2].  edit
  • Le Cadjoco, (Bubaque), [3].  edit
  • Orango Park Hotel, (Orango Grande), [4].  edit
  • Chez Claude, (João Vieira). 245-6179577; 245-6661037;  edit
  • Decouverte, (Keŕe), [5].  edit
  • Le Tubaron, (Rubane).  edit
  • Lodge Ponta anchaca, (Rubane).  edit
  • Hotel Acunda, (Acunda). there is a fishing lodge at Acunda - basic facilities, good fishing boats and skippers - excellent base for fishing the outermost islands and marks. fishing trips booked through for uk anglers  edit
  • AFRICA PRINCESS, I. of Canhabaque ([email protected]), +221776457526, [6]. checkin: flights in; checkout: flights out. The AFRICA PRINCESS is a motorized catamaran with 4 cabins with independent WC and air conditioning, that tours the two Bijagos National Parks every week in the dry season . With a set of 5 boats and good skippers, is ideal for itinerant fishing, nature and ethnic tours. (11.228,-15.700) edit

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