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Kakum National Park

Cape Coast, Ghana
+233 50 129 1683
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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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“canopy walk” (176 reviews)
“rope bridge” (14 reviews)
Cape Coast, Ghana
+233 50 129 1683
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Kakum is the leading destination as far as Birds are concern,It is recognized to be the home of many species and most attraction site with the Walkway thighed between 7 strong forest trees and have been raised about 60 meters above the ground and bring...More

Thank Kwame B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing this because there wasn't sufficient information about what the deal actually is at this place and many tourists are confused. First things first, Kakum National Park IS open on Sundays, despite the website saying it isn't. We got a taxi from Oasis...More

1  Thank Annette G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fun experience which turned out to be a bit more intrepid than I'd expected. Once you get used to the rope bridges, they're not quite as terrifying. It was nice to walk in the forest, although I was sad to hear the animals were...More

Thank Thelaw3k
Reviewed 18 May 2017

hi, this is simply an amazing suspension bridge...well thought out and well executed...the walk has 7 suspension bridges u need to walk along...personally for me i did find it scary...but some people in the group were really nervous...its a different experience, the bridge swings both...More

Thank Prashantgvarghese
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Have a wonderful walk on the canopy and experiences a lot of local life styles. Tourist who want to visit kakum national park can contact me for an arrangement either by public transport of rental car and guides to there

Thank Mohammed D
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Not much to see but a fantastic experience. If interested in various trees birds and plants, then it is a must. Will need to be able to deal with altitude and take water to drink. Must be able to climb. There was only 2 of...More

Thank jeniffer77
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This amazing experience is situated in the Cape Coast region of Ghana about 3 hours 30 mins from Accra. It is a unique experience where one walks on the canopy bridge- on top of the trees. We were a group of about 10 people there...More

Thank Global_Desi123
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I've been visiting Kakum and the canopy walk for 15+ years. I enjoy it every visit myself and it's a must for any visitors I have. There have been continuous upkeep and improvements over the years, helping Kakum remain the #1 tourist site in Ghana....More

Thank Yaaeats
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a beautiful park. However, all those that chicken out and decide not to do the canopy walk should be given 1/2 their monies back. As it stands if you pay and you go to the first canopy or you are unfit and can't...More

1  Thank skpq
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We spent most of the time on the canopy and it was pretty but the birding was slow due to heat. We saw more birds on walks along the roads but it was really hot when we were there. We wish we had done more...More

Thank ceg51
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Lizelle H
Would my 2 year old toddler be able to go on this walk with? Will we have to do any steep climbing? how long, on average, does the tree top walk take?
5 June 2017|
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Response from Mohammed D | Reviewed this property |
the toddler you need to carry him and it would take about 2hrs walk to complete the whole stages
Just to add: what would be the cost of the return trip from Accra to Kakum including the canopy walk? Thanks
6 January 2017|
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Response from Anyil | Reviewed this property |
We had a day trip from Accra and got the hotel to organize for us a taxi and driver for the day. We visited both the park and Elmina and Cape coast castles on the same trip. For the car & driver we paid 600 cedis for the... More
How do I organise a return trip from Accra to Kakum? I'm a solo traveller. I don't want to stay overnight. Thanks
6 January 2017|
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Response from Weheretohelp | Reviewed this property |
It's about 2 an half away drive from Accra to Cape Coast, and about 35mins drive from Cape Coast To Kakum. Take the early morning 6am bus from Accra to cape coast, by 9am you will be in Cape Coast. Then from Cape Coast if... More