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Nzulezo -The Village on Stilts

1 Beyin Road, Beyin, Ghana
+233 24 115 2811
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A boat trip to the stilt village

Had thirty minutes ride in a local boat on the Amanzule river. Experience boat paddling and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cobbinabrigidi
Day well spent

This village on stilts is unique in Ghana. To get to the village you pay 40GhC at the tourist... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
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Nzulezo is a village built entirely on stilts on Lake Amansuri. It is constructed out of wood and raffia with one central walkway and to dozen houses on either side. The only way to get there is to travel 5km on the lake in a local canoe. The most striking feature thet catches the eye at nzulezo are the wooden accommodation facilities hanging some five feet above the lake level. Visitors to the village are welcomed by the chief of the village.
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1 Beyin Road, Beyin, Ghana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had thirty minutes ride in a local boat on the Amanzule river. Experience boat paddling and a through the main street of the village. The entire community sits on stilts. Did a bit of fishing by hooks and enjoy palm wine with the locals. It...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This village on stilts is unique in Ghana. To get to the village you pay 40GhC at the tourist office. The villagers get a certain percentage of this entry fee. To get to the village we walkèd about 20 minutes from the tourist office to...More

Thank Madhumbe
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Canoeing to Nzulezu, walking around the village, looking to way of their life, very interesting traditional houses on stilts, canoeing to the jungle, where gin is destilated, is really unforgetable experience. I was there in year 2016 and 2008, recommend everyone to travel to Beyin...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We drove up from Accra on an overnight trip. We were met at the edge of the lake and paddled into the village. The guide was very helpful in explaining life in the village. It was fascinating to compare this village to others we saw...More

1  Thank rhw23
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I had a mesmerizing road trip along the coast of Ghana and as I am originally from the country, I am very proud of what Ghana has accomplish so far to promote the country's culture and tourism as well as developing its economy. However I...More

1  Thank EdRKud17
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

I really enjoyed the whole experience of visiting the village, which included a fantastic canoe boat ride to get to and from there (my friend and I opted not to go on the motor boat), and we were very pleased with that decision as it...More

1  Thank Nicky W
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Highly recommended!! Pick several too-tro's, and take your time! But it is worth wile! The people in the village receive well.

1  Thank Maria S
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ackahblay89, Owner at Nzulezo -The Village on Stilts, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We did this trip with 5 people. The people are lovely and we didn't have any language barriers with our guide. His English was great for us. The canoe ride, parts almost movie like. Definitely the outboard motor ride of 17-20 minutes was better for...More

3  Thank jimetcpt
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I thought it is gonna be completely inside the water. But actually it is half way there. Anyhow it was fun but doesn't worth traveling for more than 2 hours for it as you will set in uncomfortable boat for 45 mins to get there...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Definitely worth a visit at least once. Take the dugout and paddle and forget using an outboard motor. Enjoy the tranquility of moving slowly along the narrow waterways that open out into larger lakes. The trip around the village takes about 30 minutes, a meeting...More

2  Thank Rafiki56
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ackahblay89, Owner at Nzulezo -The Village on Stilts, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks. Donations to the school is voluntary.

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