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beautiful place

Lake Bosomtwe (note spelling) is an extraordinary place near Kumasi, about a 60-90 minute drive... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Dave_Cowley_Road
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Interesting

A natural lake with the potential of becoming a great tourist attraction if more efforts are put... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Halally
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30 km south-east of Kumasi, Ghana
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Lake Bosomtwe (note spelling) is an extraordinary place near Kumasi, about a 60-90 minute drive, over quite rough roads. But the journey is worth it. Bosomtwe is a circular lake, caused by a meteor impact a million years ago. The sides rise steeply, covered with...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

A natural lake with the potential of becoming a great tourist attraction if more efforts are put into its maintenance and sustainability. On arrival, we were charged entry fees for various things like getting into the lake region proper from the military barrier. Then, at...More

Thank Halally
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Beautiful place to spend some time. Great to watch the fishermen, who use planks of wood as boats. Interesting to read the history and legends around the lake.

Thank António M
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

We stayed over at the Lake Point hotel and relaxed by the lake and it was fun but other than that and a half an hour boat ride there is not much to do there and a slight hassle to get to so if you...More

Thank Jackie C
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lake surrounded by mountains and lush plants. Not that many tourists so the place is quiet and very relaxing. Swimming in the lake is awesome! We asked our taxi driver to make a small stop at the top of the mountains on our way...More

1  Thank Midascaubergs
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Definitely one of the highlights of our trip around Ghana. A huge meteorite lake is hidden in the big crater rounded with hills, primary forest and 24 rural villages. If you feel to escape from bustling Ghana cities this is one of the best places....More

Thank TomazKon
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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

This was a pretty area and lake to see. I didn't go to swim and not sure how clean it is, but it's a nice experience. I went down and got fresh coconut water from whole coconuts, got a snack of some freshly fried fish...More

Thank PernicketyGF
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Reviewed November 27, 2016

Improved since our last visit several years ago. Now has motorised boat rides with life jackets and shade on board. Lots of food and drinks stalls and was busy when we got there on a weekday. Tour guide office gives a brief talk about the...More

Thank LMurphy2
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

I am have been visiting this lake for many years, due to it being the only natural lake in Kumasi i will feel good to visit the wonderful lake. its very peaceful area to be away from the hustle and bustling of city center.

Thank Nasir A
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

We stayed the night by the lake and although it was a detour to stay there it was well worth it. The lake is large with some 25,000 people living around it in small villages and fishing is the main activity. They fish with little...More

1  Thank ronald00001
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Titi_Dokubo
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At the military post, Ghs5. At the information centre, Ghs50 for a 30-minute ride.
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