Day trip to the Kachikally Crocodile Pool

Bijilo’s fantastic location means that day trips are easy enough to do, explore the beautiful Gambian countryside at the Kachikally Crocodile Pool, just a 20 minute drive away. The crocodile is an important animal for this counties culture as it represents the power of fertility. Woman from all over the region will often come to the park to pray and wash if they are experiencing difficulties in conceiving.

Take a walk around the nature trail through the green forest and observe the Nile crocodiles and over 78 bigger crocks swimming in the swampy lakes. The park is also home to a small museum where ancient musical instruments and other cultural artefacts are exhibited.