Gambia visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Gambian Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: days

Entry Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

What vaccinations do I need to travel to Gambia?
No, Although visitors are advised to be vaccinated against yellow fever, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, meningitis and polio before travelling to the Gambia.

What is the main language in Gambia?

The main language spoken in Gambia is English.

Why is Gambia called the ‘Smiling Coast of Africa’??
 Aside from its welcoming people, The Gambia cuts through the middle of Senegal and its position appears like that of a smile on the map of the continent, greeting those who make their way up the River Gambia.

Is it safe to travel to Gambia?
Yes, it is relatively safe to travel to The Gambia. However, like anywhere else, tourists must be aware of your surroundings and any potential threats around.

What food are eaten in the Gambia?
The main dish in the Gambia is rice with any stew of choice made with either fish, beef, lamb or goat.