The Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve is on the Gambia River, near Tendaba. Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve, at 85 square miles is the Gambia's largest nature reserve, with three distinct eco-systems in close proximity: mangrove forest, salt marsh, and savannah woodland. In addition to impressive resident and migratory birdlife here – including the wooly necked stork, goliath heron, brown necked parrot, and fairy blue flycatcher, a boat trip through the mangrove creeks may uncover such species as Blue-Breasted Kingfisher, Pel's Fishing Owl or the elusive African Finfoot. You also may see such fauna as the clawless otter, Nile crocodile, West African manatee, hippopotamus, and the rare Sitatunga, a type of antelope that lives in the marsh.
There are no cruises currently listed for this port of call.