Banana Island is drifting on the Atlantic Ocean. It is made of three small Islands, one of which is uninhabited. Banana Island is known for its historic importance for Sierra Leone’s heritage. This Island was one of the Atlantic posts used for the transshipment of slaves to the Americas. Evidence abound linking the Island to the Slave Trade are visible on the Island. The Island continues to attract both local and internationals for various reasons. If you are interested in Sierra Leone’s slave trade history, then, you have a place to visit. Looking for water sport activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, game fishing, whale sightseeing, then, you have a place to go. From Kent beach, it takes just 40 minutes on a boat to get across, and from Freetown, up to 1,5 hours boat ride could get you there. There is a small group of Islanders living there. Besides, there are two tourist hosting establishments on the Island.