Cape Coast Tour

This is a day trip to Cape Coast Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage site built by the British in 1665 and serves as a commemorating sad history inflicted on Africa and Ghana in particular. Walk on the suspended bridges at Kakum National Park and hike in the virgin forest and learn about the medicinal and spiritual importance of trees and also visit the Elmina Castle.

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per adult from

$240

NZD

Duration

9 to 10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Private transportation
    • Snacks
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    • All admission/Entry Fee
    • Entry/Admission - Kakum National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Cape Coast Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Elmina Castle
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kakum National Park, Cape Coast Ghana

    Kakum Conservation Area is made up of mostly rain-forest comprising the Kakum National Park and Assin Attandanso Resource Reserve in the Central Region of Ghana. Kakum National Park is situated 33km north of Cape Coast, the Central Regional Capital, and 170km west of Accra. Kakum covers an area of 350 square kilometres, including the Assin Attandanso Resource Reserve. Canopy Walkway: The key attraction of Kakum, is the tree canopy walkway, that enables you to walk over the high tropical forest on a swinging bridge measuring almost 500m long among the tallest trees. The canopy walkway receives over 120,000 visitors a year and is one of the only six in the world.



    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast Ghana

    Cape Coast Castle is a European-built fortress situated on the central coastline of Ghana. Since its initial construction in 1652, the Castle served as a trading post for European nations and as the headquarters of British colonial administration for the Gold Coast Colony. Today the Castle is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.



    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Elmina Castle, Elmina Ghana

    St. George Castle, also known as Elmina castle, is located in Central Region of Ghana, about a 3.5 hour drive along the coast from Accra. It is the oldest European structure in sub-Saharan Africa. Construction of Elmina castle was started by the Portuguese in 1482 and was originally completed in 1486. Later colonized by the Dutch in 1637, it was during this time that Elmina attained its highest status. Upon visiting, you will experience the physical history of the slave trade, the impact of which is still felt beyond the shores of Africa today. Most visitors to Ghana tour Elmina Castle, because of its history as a major trans-Atlantic slave hub. Originally, Elmina Castle was not built for the purpose of holding and trading slaves, but instead as a trading post for gold and other African goods. It is from this trade that the name "Elmina" was derived from the Portuguese name for "Da Costa de el Mina de Ouro" (The Coast of Gold Mines).



    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Shoprite Accra Mall, Spintex Rd, Accra, Ghana
    Traveler pickup is offered
    A local guide will pick up travelers at their starting point at 6:00amAirports
    • Kotoka Airport, Accra Ghana
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Higher Tours Ghana

Activity ID: V-212573P1

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