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Discover West Africa in 2025 on one of these trips hand selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Select any of the below 10 top-rated trips where you will explore Praia, Dakar, Banjul, Tema, and Porto Novo with an exceptional bilingual guide on a small group or customizable private tour. The most popular things to do in West Africa in are cruises, small ship cruises, wildlife viewing, local market visits, and cultural. Our West Africa trips in 2025 range in price from $2,350 to $131,700 for trips of 8 to 43 days. Contact one of Adventure Life's expert West Africa trip planners for help planning a seamless experience.
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Turquoise waters along the shore near Dakar, Senegal
$2,990
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Rivers of West Africa - Dakar to Dakar

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony G
  • Discover Dakar, Senegal
  • Sail the Saloun & Gambia Rivers
  • Visit Tendaba Nature reserve
  • Explore the beautiful Banjul
Starts / Ends:
Dakar / Dakar
Activities:
River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Into the Wild.. Discover Gambia and Senegal. Experience outstanding wildlife viewing on a yacht cruise along the West Africa Coast and upstream the Gambia River, deep inside the African continent. Discover the waterways of Senegal and Gambia with visits to no less than 4 Natural Reserves: Sine …
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A young family walks through the African landscape
$2,990
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Rivers of West Africa - Banjul to Banjul

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony G
  • Walk through to Batelling
  • Discover Baboon Island
  • Visit Kaur's museum
  • Explore Dakar's surroundings
Starts / Ends:
Banjul / Dakar
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join the Harmony G for a fascinating 8-day cruise along the coast of West Africa and upstream the Gambia River, deep inside the African continent. Discover the flora, fauna, and history of Africa as you voyage through the waterways of Senegal and Gambia. Visit no less than four Natural Reserves and …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$2,990
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Islands of Cape Verde Archipelago

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony G
  • Taste locally-made “grogue”
  • Visit the port of Mindelo
  • Explore the Fogo island
  • Try Chã das Caldeiras wine
Starts / Ends:
Palmeira / Palmeira
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore the archipelago of Cape Verde with its intoxicating mixture of African and Portuguese heritage and its welcoming locals. Once a former colony and trade outpost, the Cape Verde Islands of today offer a spellbinding blend of African and Portuguese influences in their architecture, food, …
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$33,900
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Cape Town to Lisbon

42 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Explore West Coast of Africa
  • Explore lagoons, mountains, wildlif
  • Discover Walvis Bay, Bombom Island
  • Overnight at Lomé and Tema
  • Trip to the Bijagos Archipelago
  • Explore Lisbon
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Lisbon
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 40-day Cape Town to Lisbon Cruise aboard Silver Wind, explore some of the most secluded destinations and venture along the West Coast of Africa and the Atlantic Islands. Setting sail from Cape Town to Lisbon, the voyage includes captivating stops in Walvis Bay, Bom Bom Island, Pointe Noire, …
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Explore for a stunning view of the sea
$5,780
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Northwest Africa and its Islands

Dakar - Lisbon - 11 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Explore Dakar
  • Witness Atlantic coasts
  • Discover colonial influences
  • Encounter Dakhla and Madeira
  • Cruise different ports
Starts / Ends:
Dakar / Lisbon
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 11-day Northwest Africa and its Islands Cruise from Dakar to Casablanca aboard SH Diana, explore the vibrant markets of Dakar and the lush subtropical gardens of Funchal on this adventure along the rugged and windswept Atlantic coasts of Northwest Africa and its islands. Explore the unique …
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Loango National Park
$9,180
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Unspoilt Wilds of Southwest Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Savor traditional cuisine
  • Visit Conkouati Reserve
  • Visit Loango National Park
  • Visit world's oldest voodoo market
Starts / Ends:
Luanda / Accra
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 15-day Unspoilt Wilds of Southwest Africa cruise aboard SH Diana that departs from the Southern African country of Angola and sails up the Atlantic coast via the Central African countries of Congo and Sao Tome to West Africa’s Benin and Togo, finally arriving on the Gold Coast in …
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Sunset in Praia
$2,350
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St. Helena to Cape Verde

St Helena - Praia - 11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • Explore Ascension island
  • Witness northbound spring migration
  • Visit Cidade Velha in Praia
Starts / Ends:
St. Helena Island / Praia
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Witness the northbound spring migration of birds like Arctic Terns and Long-tailed Skuas joining you in crossing the Equator ("the Line") on this 11-day cruise aboard MV Hondius. Your voyage starts with the unique flora and fauna of St. Helena. Sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the …
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Gold Harbour, South Georgia
$10,850
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Atlantic Odyssey to Cape Verde

Ushuaia - Praia - 34 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Explore Ushuaia
  • Experience Quest Bay
  • Visit Tristan da Cunha
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Explore St. Helena Island
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Praia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 34-day expedition aboard the MV Hondius from Ushuaia, Argentina, in Tierra del Fuego. Admire the Beagle Channel's beauty before marveling at South Georgia's king penguin rookeries and exploring Gough Island. Encounter diverse birdlife at Tristan da Cunha, experience Saint …
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Banjul - Gambia
$9,180
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Crucibles of West Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Visit British built Fort William
  • Tour the historic Elmina Castle
  • Immerse in Abidjan's arts and music
  • See Freetown's Krio architecture
Starts / Ends:
Tema / Dakar
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this15-day Crucibles of West Africa cruise from Ghana to Senegal aboard SH Diana. Immerse yourself in vibrant cultures, fascinating history, and wildlife as you cruise along the West African coast. Depart from Tema, with its busy streets and complex past, and visit colorful cities, …
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Iceberg Flow during Trip to the Antarctic Peninsula
$17,150
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Atlantic Odyssey Including Antarctic Peninsula to Cape Verde

Ushuaia - Praia - 43 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Wildlife encounter in South Georgia
  • Explore St. Helena Island
  • Visit Tristan da Cunha
  • Witness migration of northern birds
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Praia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 43-day journey aboard MV Hondius as you cruise south to the frozen southern continent. Witness the breathtaking landscapes as the clearing mist reveals some of the most stunning scenery on Earth. Experience firsthand one of the world's most pristine regions and delight in the …
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