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Getting there & around

Air Sénégal International flies regularly between Dakar and Ziguinchor (US$100). Twice a week, there’s also a safe, reliable and comfortable boat service run by the company Somat (889 8009/60; seat/bed/cabin US$30/46/55). You buy your ticket at the port.

The gare routière is 1km east of the city centre. To Dakar, there are frequent sept-place taxis (US$15, nine hours, 454km) and minibuses (US$10, 11 hours). A sept-place taxi to Cap Skiring is US$3, a minibus US$2.

To get anywhere around town by private taxi costs US$0.80.