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Kakum National Park

Address: Cape Coast, Ghana
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Cape Coast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking, Birdwatching
Owner description: This forested parkland makes for a great day hike with fantastic views, especially from the wooden...
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Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking, Birdwatching
Owner description: 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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Lusaka, Zambia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I loved the hike through the woods to the canopy walk. The walk was not as scary as people made it out to be, although there were parts that were a bit shaky. This was a fun experience and I would recommend this again to anyone interested in visitin this place. They had the option to sleep in a tree... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It was an awesome experience. Canopy walkways at Kakum national park are one of a kind to explore. Rainforest down and a walkway bridge without any support downside hanging between giant trees and pillars - can take your breath away for a second but the experience you gonna get is a for a lifetime. There are 7-8 such walkway bridges... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This was exactly the type of experience i was expecting to get from visiting Ghana. Beautiful walk and views of the forest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We had brilliant day at Kakum. My 81 year old mum did the whole walk up and the canopy walk. Setting is awesome - a define must do whilst in Ghana.

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Bratton Fleming, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The aerial walkways are brilliant if you are not scared of heights!! The guides are more there to accompany you rather than pointing out anything of interest!!Museum looking tired and needs updating but a good morning out.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The canopy walk was amazing. If you are scared of heights, like me, remember to pause and look around and enjoy the view. We added on the optional hike through the rain forest and I am glad we did.

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North Devon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

A well organized and maintained headquarters for the NP with the famous walkway very close. As for the wildlife, what remains in the way of animals remain hidden due to hunting (even near the head quarters - which is unusual compared to other world wide National Park's) and the ever present bird life seems diminished in variety and amount but... More 

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Really nice place, everything was great including night on tree's hause in the forest. Please take a propear shoes and socks for the night walk in forest because of ants which climb even to neck.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The bridges was the main reason KNP was included in the itinerary, however some of them were closed for maintenance which was disappointing after all that walking to then have to walk all they way back.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Hello, I visited the Kakum national park in ghana in the month of Sep 2014. It was pleasant time of the year to visit the forest. It has few attractions within the forest and the main attraction is Canopy Walk ( LONG HANGING BRIDGES)... It is thrilling to walk on it and is 'must do' for all who visit the... More 

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