Western Gambia lies along the country's short Atlantic coast and the land around the mouth of the Gambia River.
- Abuko Nature Reserve
- Makasutu Cultural Forest
- Niumi National Park
- Kunta Kinteh Island, a remainder from the slave trade and a UNESCO World Heritage
- Makasutu Culture Forest (north of Brikama).
- Kachikally Sacred Crocodile Pool, Bakao, ☎ +220 7782479, e-mail: email@example.com. More than 80 crocodiles that are so tame that you are allowed to pet them D50.
- Bijilo Forest Park (at Kololi). Birds and monkeys GMD20.
- Brikama Market. big market with some interesting stores, e.g., batik
- Brikama Craft Market (ca 10 km north of Brikama, i.e., too far to walk from Brikama). has 20-30 small stores with mostly wood carvings. Better selection than the similar stores at tourist attractions and hotels
- Gena Bes Batiks, no 16, Salung St, Bakau (in Bakau between the old Kachikally Cinema and the Crocodile pool), ☎ 495614. Nice batik designs from GMD 1000.