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This forested parkland makes for a great day hike with fantastic views, especially from the wooden suspension bridges that soar a hundred feet overhead.
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Cape Coast, Ghana
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a great experience at Kakum during my trip to Ghana. I came first for a day trip to check out the canopy walkway and do some birdwatching. The park does have special birdwatching guides, I was paired with Steve, who was very knowledgable...More

Thank camperfeliz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this beautiful park in September 2018. The guide was very very nice and knowledgeable about the rainforest. There was a short climb which was great exercise! I couldn't believe that walked the canopies. It was so beautiful and amazing.

Thank Joy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the must-see places on my list during my recent trip to Ghana. The hike was a bit challenging but, after bravely ignoring my fear of heights, the view from the canopy walkway was definitely worth everything. An exhilarating experience with various...More

Thank Bella L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A blend of true rainforest and semi deciduous forest, home to animals and bird species and a breathtaking array of butterflies, flora and fauna. With the Canopy walkway being the most popular attraction in the Forest, we undertook a 2-kilometer guided nature walk through the...More

Thank svaress
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a long road trip from Accra, but definitely worth the undertaking! The view from the tree canopy is extraordinary! Got there early which was good because 5 busses arrived as we were walkng down from the canopy!

Thank laurie549
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to hike through the forest. The canopy walkway is all that it promises: it is stable and theres never been an accident; I experienced excitement, fear, beauty and peace all in one. Tour guide Doris was very friendly and helpful especially to those...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Kakum National Park was a beautiful place. We even saw a Mona Monkey running around the park. It's cash only, so make sure you go to the ATM before you leave Cape Coast. There are 7 suspension bridges, but if you make it across the...More

Thank Erika J
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

My husband took me here when I was visiting him in Ghana and all I can say is be calm. It’s a great experience but you must be relaxed if your afraid of heights. It’s a total a 7 brides of ropes, I completed 3....More

Thank MissFrequentFlyer
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of visiting here as part of a weekend away from project work. Had Ben as a superb tour guide who told us about trees, their uses, history and importance today in our way to the canopy walkway. Some areas are steep,...More

Thank CatieGuide
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I very much enjoyed the hour long guided tour in the park, including the adrenaline inducing walk on the wobbly canopy. It is very exciting and beautiful. I suggest to wear walking shoes or trainers as flip flops or flimsy sandals might be a bit...More

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Cheryl100761
28 August 2018|
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Response from chefinskinnyjeans | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest u go to elmina castle over cape coast, more detailed, less touristy For a great but budget stay Stumble Inn is great Its close to coconut grove so you can walk over for a taste of 'luxury' There's akoma... More
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91matt
28 September 2017|
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Response from SKP49 | Reviewed this property |
Best to go by road. The lodge?? Just look for Airbnb or a hotel close by. I've never stayed overnight inside the park. Is that possible??
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traveller892013
9 August 2017|
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Response from SKP49 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. If you are 8+ months you may not want to do that.....but I didn't see any restrictions for that the last time I was there. Keep in mind you have quite a steep hill to climb to even get to the first family. Head... More
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