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Kakum National Park

Address: Cape Coast, Ghana
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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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My time at Kakum National Park was truly exceptional. The forrest is beautiful and the canopy walkway is a great experience, you do have to stop for a moment to take it all in the sights are wonderful..

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The road there is bad - but once you are at the forest it is simply magnificent. The walk ways are safe - a little bit of an adventure, but the experience simply magnificent and the forest extraordinary.

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Fort Smith, Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

More like a Disney adventure than a National Park. Large groups were herded through the elevated walkway and with large groups there wasn't an ice cubes chance in hell of seeing anything alive. I attempted to beat the crowds by being the first at the park entrance when it opened but they wouldn't start the tour until more visitors showed... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A very fun experience with appropriate actives for all age groups. The suspension walkway is wonderful, you take a short hike to the start and are literally walking along suspension bridges (canopy walkway) that have netting on both sides. You are about 125 feet high and have an excellent view! If you're not able to do do that, there are... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Not much animals to see .but enjoyed canopy walk. But lacks amenities. But recommend it to any visitor coming to cape coast

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Kakum is simply amazing and unbelievable. I had never seen such tall trees in my life. Some trees can easily be up to 100 feet tall and over with lush green views. The canopy walk is a real test of courage. What excited me was the guided tour to identify trees such as a real frankincense tree and those for... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This place is amazing. If you are a student you get half price entry. The guides are great and the canopy walk is terrifying but beautiful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

the suspension "walk" is about a foot wide (nets on both sides) and 60-70 ft above the rainforest floor near the tops so you can see out. For those willing to look down it was a trip. Yes it jiggles but that is part of the experience. Guide included (but tip recommended) and a place to get a fresh coconut... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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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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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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