Welcome to the Kakum National Park / Ghana
Willkommen im Kakum Nationalpark /Ghana
The Kakum National Park is made up of mostly undisturbed virgin rainforest and is one of the famous national parks in Ghana. Kakum National Park is situated about 33km north of Cape Coast, Central Regional capital and about 170km from Accra. It covers an area of 350km2 (including Assin Attandanso Resource Reserve)The vegetation type is Moist evergreen rainforest with tall hardwood trees up 65m in height.
The park is enriched with different species of wildlife including 40 species of mammals (forest elephants, buffalo, leopard, bongo, yellow backed duiker, red river hog, primates), over 200 species of birds, large number of reptiles and amphibians, over 400 species of butterflies.
30 and 40m high canopy walkway suspended between trees and from which different species of birds and butterflies can be observed. Also, from the canopy walkway, the structure of the forest canopy can be appreciated.
Hidden Connections: - interpretation center, The Afafranto campsite located 200m from Kakum visitors
Sun bird Trail: - developed to incorporate three ecosystems: the rainforest, the secondary foresta pond environment for visitor to watch birds.
Kakum Conservation Tree House
Tourist Sites nearby:
Communities nearby: Winneba is an old coastal town on the Gulf of Guinea.., and located about 56km west of Accra
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Visit also nearby Tourist locations:
Cape Coast Castle at:
Elmina Castle Museum at:
Forts and Castles of Ghana at:
Yaa Asantewaah Museum, Ejisu, Ashanti Region of Ghana at:
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park - Kwame Nkrumah Museum, Accra / Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah Gedaechtnis Park und Museum at:
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