The Gambia, officially the Republic of the Gambia, is a country in West Africa that is almost entirely surrounded by Senegal with the exception of its western coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. It is the smallest country within mainland Africa.
The Gambia is situated on either side of the Gambia River, the nation’s namesake, which flows through the centre of The Gambia and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. The country captivating array of attractions belies its tiny size. It encompasses: golden beaches backed by swaying palms and sprinkled with scenic lagoons, sleepy fishing villages and biologically rich coastal reserves.
The Gambia has unique quality features over many other destinations. It is only six hours flight from major European destinations with no jet lag. The Gambia is a popular and affordable all year round destination attracting tourists in search of sun, sand, sea, nature and varied cultural experience and of which this unique country has plenty.
Go Volunteer Africa offers meaningful and extremely affordable volunteer Gambia opportunities to volunteers from around the world. Our Volunteer Gambia projects are combined with superb holidays and vacation adventures. Volunteer The Gambia program helps you find the project that suits your interests, skills and time. Go Volunteer Africa is the leading volunteer and travel organization in Africa.