Gambia FAQ and Contact

We pride ourselves on the detailed information included in our website, but we understand you might have other questions that you’d like us to answer. If this Gambia FAQ section hasn’t done the trick, please contact us via the form below.

When is the best time to visit The Gambia?

The Gambia is amazing all year round, but the main holiday season is November to June. From July 1st until October 15th Footsteps closes its doors to conduct essential maintenance and for our staff to receive some well earned time off ensuring a high-quality product each year for our guests. Do you want to know what the weather will be like? Click here for some Gambia holiday information.

Is electricity available?

Yes, 240v – 3 or 2 pin. We have designated charging points from 10 am – 5 pm. Bring your charger for your phone or camera.

Is linen provided?

Bed linen and towels are provided. You may use the towels poolside.

Can I exchange currency?

Pounds sterling, Euros and US Dollars can be exchanged for Dalasi at the lodge. ATMs are not reliable so it is best to bring enough cash.

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes, you can pay your bill by credit/debit card, Visa or Mastercard.

Are there any mosquitoes?

The area around Footsteps is dry so there are not many mosquitoes in the winter season. Nets are available for your use.

How do we get to/from the airport?

We have a 24/7 airport service, so whenever you are coming or going, we are there for you! Airport transfers are charged at £25 each way for up to 4 persons and the drive takes approximately 1 hour.

Are there laundry facilities?

Yes. The staff can do your washing and ironing for a small fee.

How can I pay for my holiday?

You can pay by BACS, by cheque. Through our Freetobook system you can easily pay by PayPal or by credit card as well.

How far away is the beach?

About 20-25 minutes walk through the bush along well defined paths. Or we can take you there.

Does the lodge have wifi?

Yes in communal areas. It is a shared bandwidth of approx 6 Mbps and most reliable early in the morning.

Where is the nearest medical facility?

Africmed is a modern medical facility 20 km away along the coastal highway

Can I book and pay online?

Sorry, not at the moment, but we’ll be in touch when travel becomes possible again.

If you have a question please fill the details below and we’ll get back to you in a jiffy 😀

Footsteps reception

Footsteps in The Gambia:
00220 770 6830
(9 am – 9 pm)

Help & enquiries

David in The Uk:
+44 7305 651551
(9 am – 5 pm)

Footsteps manager

Dodou in The Gambia:
00220 773 2060
(9 am – 5 pm)

UK address

Footsteps Eco-Lodge
Granary End
Hill Grove Lane
Swanmore
SO32 2NZ

Gambia address

Footsteps Eco-Lodge
Gunjur
South Kombo Region
The Gambia

Latitude: 13.1975040
Longitude: -16.7709742

Registration

We are registered in the UK, Company No. 05231172. Your contract with us is bound by UK law and regulations. Our clients, however, come from all over the world.

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