Discover the history of Liberia on Providence Island, a small landmass best known as the place where liberated American slaves arrived after returning to Africa. The first group landed on the tiny island in 1822, and went on to form the ethnic group Americo-Liberians. Take a walk around the island, and don't miss its landmark--a tree made from weapons that symbolizes the end of Liberia's civil wars. Our Monrovia trip maker tool makes visiting Providence Island and other Monrovia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Providence Island reviews
Absolutely worth a visit, but you need a guide and to book in advance because the island is looked by security. more »
Providence Island is so closely connected to the history of Liberia, the tripadvisor reports encouraged us and so we planned to visit this iconic place yesterday. To our utter disappointment we found.... more »
Can’t wait to visit
Plan your trip to Monrovia
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Trips to Providence Island by other users
58 days in Europe & Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Gibraltar · Ceuta · Fes 21 days in Liberia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Monrovia 58 days in Europe & Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Gibraltar · Ceuta · Fes 6 days in Monrovia BY A USER FROM CANADA Providence Island · Matadi Central Mosque · Centennial Pavilion 16 days in Liberia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Monrovia 48 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Freetown · Kenema · Makeni