Our fast-paced urban lifestyles catch up with our bodies on a regular basis, reminding us to live life one day at a time. As much as we’d like to get away from the crowds and commotion, we’re faced with the decision of where to go, how far we’ll have to travel, and how family-friendly and cost-effective the trip will be. Why not visit The Legon Botanical Gardens to get away from all this stress.
Welcome to the Legon Botanical Gardens, where the air is so clean and pure! The entire atmosphere is calm and serene, with plenty of activities to cater to tourists’ fancies. One can simply take a leisurely introspective or romantic stroll across the grounds while assuring ‘bae’ of unwavering affection. I guarantee that your love life will skyrocket!
Bird lovers will undoubtedly find their requirements met here. The Vaughan Dam is home to a variety of birds that are a visual joy. Prepare yourself with binoculars, drinks, and food; your notepad will be grateful for the information.
Adrenaline junkies, there’s so much you can do! Bicycles and tricycles are available for rent, allowing you to go on your own personal safari while seeing the variety of animals found at the Gardens, including butterflies, squirrels, birds, and other creatures. The high ropes are safe to use because they are continually monitored by the site’s guards, and you will also be safety-belted.
Parents, let your hair down a little! Children learn better when they are having fun, according to research. The playground has a park-like atmosphere to it, and it is really safe, welcoming, and big. There are swings, zip lines, a web challenge, and plenty of room to run around. A hugely modern summer hut conveniently located near the playground that sells pleasantly hydrating drinks ranging from water to soft drinks, as well as various nibbles. Picnicking is also permitted, so parents may take advantage of the opportunity to spend quality time with their children while connecting and eating in Mother Nature’s natural surroundings.
Ghana Travel Restrictions
Ghana is open to most travelers again. I mean travelers from all over the world. However, you do need proof of your COVID-19 vaccination(s) or a negative test result before being allowed entry.
Many hotels, attractions, and private tours are open with new health & safety protocols in place, and you still have to follow certain guidelines. They are all good for our safety.
Read the ultimate travel guide to Ghana to help you plan your trip.
Legon Botanical Gardens Activities
Don’t miss out on the excitement of watching your kids test themselves on the Junior Ropes, Trampoline, Climbing Jungle Circuit with Plastic Slides, Carousel, Seesaw, 7.8m high 4-Sided Pyramid Net Climber, Chinning Bars, 2 and 4 Seat Rotary Wings, Bird Nest Swing, and many other activities.
Canoeing is a great way to have fun and enjoy the thrill of the water at Legon Botanical Gardens. Cruise through the picturesque islands and peninsulas that serve as a haven for birds and lizards. NB Fridays through Sundays, as well as public holidays, are available. From 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Groups of 20 or more must make a reservation in advance.
A chance to walk across Ghana’s widest canopy walkway, with plenty of room to turn and enjoy spectacular views in all directions. The walkway is 138 meters long and 13 meters high.
One can enjoy watching migratory birds flying around the park
Arguably, this is the most popular fun activity at the Legon Botanical Garden. Mostly when people talk about the garden, this is what that comes in mind first.
Legon Botanical Gardens Prices
Canopy Walkway (Adults) – GHS 25
Canopy Walkway (Children) – GHS 20
Playground – GHS 20
High Rope Course (2 Routes) – GHS 40 (Hand gloves are compulsory requirements)
High Rope Course (4 Routes) – GHS 70 (Hand gloves are compulsory requirements)
Junior Rope Course – GHS 20
Photoshoot (per shift) – GHS 250
Photoshoot (Full day) – GHS 400
Model Photo Shoot (per shift) – GHS 150
Model Photoshoot (Full day) – GHS 250
Video Shoot (per shift) – GHS 700 (Book in advance)
Video Shoot (Full day) – GHS 1,200 (Book in advance)
Bird Watching – GHS 30 (Personal Binoculars)
Fishing – GHS 30 (Personal Fishing Rod and Bait)
Biking – GHS 20 (Personal Bike)
Prayer Groups (per person) – GHS 15
Canoe Ride – GHS 10 (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)
Grill/Barbeque stand – GHS 50
Legon Botanical Gardens Contact Number
This is the official contact number of Legon Botanical Garden.
Contact: +233262366167 / +233552880908
Legon Botanical Gardens location
Off Atomic Haatso Main. Road Enter at Agbogba Junction, Atomic Haatso Main Road Digital Address: GA-575-2433