Watching dolphins in the smiling coast is undoubtedly one of the most exciting wildlife experience. There're two common species of dolphin that are frequently sighted in the Gambia. They are the Atlantic hump backed dolphin and the bottlenose dolphin.
These species are mostlyseen off the coast, particularly in the Island of Jinack and the Niumi National Park. The bottlenose dolphin is also known to swim as far as the Lower River Region and are often seen at East of the wetland of Tanbi. They are as well known to enter tributary in Kiang West National Park and Niumi, the North Bank region.
Both species of the dolphins found in the Gambia can sometimes be sighted a top the deck of the Banjul Barry ferry during crossing.