Accra’s Best Tourist Destinations for the festive season and beyond is the Legon Botanical Gardens, in Accra. It is the best natural scenery for fun and by the time you are through reading this, I bet you would love to visit if you are in Ghana.
The Legon Botanical Gardens is a rare tourist destination that has modern architecture designs blended with nature that gives you a feel of freshness.
Legon Botanical Gardens is a beautiful outdoor play space for persons of all age. Come Conference with Nature at Legon Botanical Gardens. We know and believe that “Nature Never did Betray the Heart that Loved her” – William Wordsworth
This message on its website sums it all up.
The garden is part of the University of Ghana and an important location for lovers of nature, those who want to dare and have endless fun.
From outside the garden, one may be fooled to think the garden is nothing but trees and an un kept area.
The truth of the matter is that, the garden which we beloved is Accra’s Best Tourist Destinations is a one stop shop for family vacations, one day tour, school excursions, and a cool place to visit if you find your self in Accra and wants to connect with nature.
Activities at Legon Botanical Gardens are designed for all persons irrespective of your age. There are lessons, fun and experience for all. Please come Conference with Nature.
The Legon Botanical Gardens children’s playground is an amazing place to be with the kids on any day. The festive season cannot be left out if you want a place that gives the children the chance to play in a natural environment that is welcoming and refreshing. The garden has diverse play ground opportunities for children of all ages.
A visit to the garden will not only wow your kids but, they will be reluctant to go home when you have to live. On a normal day’s visit both foreigners and Ghanaians alike flood the garden with their kids so they can have fun.
High Rope Course
High ropes is the favourite for the adults but trust me, it is not for the fainthearted. You must be brave to fare the try.
The high ropes is looks like a typical military training set up. One has to go through a series of platforms that are perfectly connected with cables, wood and ropes.
This provides a different kinds of challenges and emotions that come with each set of huddle during the course adds to the excitement.
Junior Rope Course
The junior rope is a miniature of the High Ropes and it is meant for the kids to have a kid’s feel of what the adults high ropes offer.
For the lovers of rivers, water transport and bird watching, the canoe ride on the man made dam is a rare opportunity to come close to the birds and their friends the Monitor Lizards. The dam is the remains of the University of Ghana’s excavation of the land to obtain clay for making roofs for lecture halls and other building the university put up some years back. You cannot visit Accra’s Best Tourist Destinations and not have a canoe ride
A lecture at the University by name Dr. Vaughan help convert the depleted land into the magnificent dam that has a beautiful Islands and Peninsula. A cruise in a canoe on the dam for fun and experience is filled with thrills.
The days when people have to travel other parts of the world to Ghana , then travel from Accra to the Kakum National Part is over. The Legon Botanical garden has an excellent canopy walk way that provides you the same experience. Again it is for the brave and not the fainthearted
Events in the woodlands
Accra’s Best Tourist Destinations, the Legon Botanical Garden can boast of a large area of woodlands, perfect for outdoor events of all kind. The best times for such events is the dry season.One could also go bird watching or fishing as well.
This amazing combination of activities and places within the garden makes it an ideal one stop shop for families all year round and during festive seasons like Christmas, New Year and parties.
What else can an amazing natural environment have apart from, and excellent play ground for kids, the mighty canopy walk way, a man made dam, high ropes for the brave adults and the low ropes for kids who want to challenge themselves.
If you are thinking of having fun with family, friends and loves ones, the best place we recommend for you is the Legon Botanical Gardens in Accra Ghana.