As the leading specialist operator to The Gambia, we are uniquely placed to assist groups - including school groups, educational groups, charity groups and more - offering competitive pricing and expert advice. Our dedicated group co-ordinators can advise and assist you before your trip whilst our resort staff can offer help and support during your stay. And whether you simply require flights, or a single or multi-centre hotel package with excursions, we are here to tailor-make your ideal itinerary.

Group Special Offers

  • Competitive pricing
  • Free places year round – from 1 free for every 6 paying passengers
  • Low deposit with full payment due only 8 weeks before travel
  • Subsidised teacher pre-inspection trips (subject to availability)

The Gunjur Project

Tailormade Itineraries

  • Detailed personalised itineraries
  • Pre-bookable excursions
  • Dedicated local guide
  • Sample itineraries available

Support At Every Stage

  • Dedicated sales co-ordinators
  • 'Know Before You Go' guide
  • Group leaders guidance notes
  • 24 hour support in resort

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Meaningful group trips

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Beach outside Coco Ocean Resort and Spa

Our first trip to the Gambia

Mountbatten School enjoyed their first cultural exchange to The Gambia in October Half Term. See first hand their memorable visit to Galoya village... View video.


Swimming pool and terraces at Kombo Beach Hotel

Kombo Beach Hotel: a comfortable choice for all group types




All the students had a wonderful experience, one which will stay with them for years to come.



Mike Webb, Langley School


 I can honestly say that the support we received from The Gambia Experience and the staff at the hotel was first rate.



Robert Thompson, Colfes School

Make the most of our experience...

Our experience and our dedicated team

With almost 30 years’ experience operating holidays in The Gambia we have all the knowledge and expertise to tailor-make your group's itinerary. Our dedicated group co-ordinators can advise and assist you before your trip while our resort staff can offer help and support during your stay. Call our dedicated Groups Team on 01489 866 912.

What we can give you...

  • Competitive prices
  • Free places year round – from 1 free for every 6 paying passengers
  • Subsidised leader familiarisation trips*
  • Low deposit with full payment due only 8 weeks before travel
  • Group leader pack – containing useful information and tips
  • Free Gambia ‘Know before you go’ guides
  • Pre-booked seats together on London Gatwick flights, excess baggage assistance

Group Transport

For package bookings, we will arrange in-resort air-conditioned coach transfers from the airport to your chosen hotel. Transfer times in The Gambia are relatively short and usually take no more than 50 minutes. If you wish to pre-book a mini bus or coach for your party, we can also assist. Please contact our groups co-ordinators who will be able to offer transportation prices dependent on the number of passengers and distance you wish to travel.

Conference Facilities

Should you wish to incorporate an event during your stay, conference facilities at The Kairaba and Ocean Bay hotels are excellent, with large dividable halls plus several committee rooms. We have the local contacts and relationships to take on board these arrangements, organising your event with the necessary equipment. Many other hotels such as Kombo Beach Hotel can also offer conference facilities for smaller groups.

Book with confidence

The Gambia Experience is a trade name of Serenity Holidays Limited. Most of our group packages are fully ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority, giving you peace of mind when booking. Our ATOL number is 1866. For more information, please see our Fair Trading Charter.

Free Places for Groups

Make the most of our group free places!

The tables below show the number of full paying passengers required per party to qualify for a free place travelling on the dates specified. Please note a group is considered 8 passengers or more to qualify for a free place. Terms and conditions apply.

Summer 2017
01 May - 29 May
30 May - 05 June 9
06 June - 06 July 8
07 July - 20 July
21 July - 21 August
22 August - 28 August
29 August - 01 October
02 October - 15 October
16 October - 27 October
28 October - 31 October
Winter 2017/18
01 November - 19 November
20 November - 10 December
11 December - 17 December*
18 December - 24 December*
25 December - 31 December*
01 January - 07 January
08 January - 29 January
30 January - 08 February
09 February - 19 February
20 February - 04 March
05 March - 22 March
23 March - 10 April
11 April - 30 April

Based on LGW Small Planet or Titan Airways flights for package holidays, free places at selected hotels, subject to availability. For other departure airports, please call for a quote.

Free places for 30+ groups may vary. Please call us for a quote.

* 7 night durations only


Group Travel Conditions

  • FREE Places apply to groups of 8 or more pax booking flights and accommodation travelling on the same date to the same hotel for the same duration. For groups larger than 30, please call us for a quote.
  • FREE Places include flight supplements.
  • FREE Places offered are based on the actual group size at date of travel but do not include insurance premiums, room or meal supplements. Deposits must be paid by all group members.
  • FREE Places are subject to availability, exclude travel over Christmas and cannot be used in conjunction with any other price reduction. There are only a limited number of seats and rooms available for group discounts so please ensure you book early.
  • A maximum of 3 free places per booking are applicable.
  • We can accept a list of passenger names 8 weeks prior to departure. Changes are charged at £75 per amendment, thereafter.
  • Full terms & conditions apply.

Contact our Dedicated Groups Team on 01489 866 912

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Best Holiday yet – will definitely be returning to the Ocean Bay. And thank you Gambia Experience.

Mr Kellie – Guest – Ocean Bay

All prices are subject to availability

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