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Interesting gardens and history

We had a guide and that is most recommended. He explained what each tree is used for. The place was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Polly O
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Lovely gardens overlooking Accra. There are numerous trees including Shea butter. Many royalties... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Snaking through the lush Akwapim hills, these gardens comprise great lawns planted with native and imported trees and plants.
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Aburi | 32km (20mi) north of Accra, Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a guide and that is most recommended. He explained what each tree is used for. The place was peaceful and serene. I especially liked the small plants in the grass related to mimosa. If you touch them they close temporarily. The helicopter relic...More

Thank Polly O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must-visit in Accra! Amazing scene (check the Hillburi resort on the way down) and relaxing atmosphere. Loads of information of the area and the plants, a lovely place to visit with kids!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens overlooking Accra. There are numerous trees including Shea butter. Many royalties and dignitaries have planted trees in section 1 which is located near the front entrance. Take a picture facing the entrance....the trees aligning the path are fabulous.. The result is stunning.

1  Thank debsmillen66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beware of the ant armies lol. Its chill. Cool place to go to outside of the city. I took a trotro there. I walked up the "mountain'/hill. New Years in Aburi. Probably nice if you go as a family group or to exercise.

Thank Adventurer197730
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Very peaceful place. If you take the guided tour ( I would recommend it, only 10 cedes) you will learn quite a lot. Quite a bit of walking. Transport. I ordered a Uber car but when it arrived I was told they don’t ravel out...More

Thank PeterDane
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We had quite a good time here learning about the many trees around! The guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. You could probably spend a good day here to look around. If you need the toilets they're locked and you'll need tissues.

Thank greenfroggy888
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here in an afternoon with the Aburi Arts and Craft workshops or wood market. Had a superb and informative guide who had trained at the horticultural school there and who kept us all interested in the various varieties of trees here in the...More

3  Thank CatieGuide
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited and tour the Botanical Gardens with our guest from South Africa. They really enjoy learning more about the plants and its medicinal use. Obuoba Tours will always recommend the gardens for our guest.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Excellent venue chosen for a real off-road experience with a Land Rover Discovery. Rainy weather that added real spice to the adventure, sliding up and down the mountains. Ideal place for a relaxing day in mother nature.

Thank Giel143
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Cool garden to hang with friends and family Keeping fit and having fun Nature and knowledge A must see place in Ghana

1  Thank essyrah
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AnimaK11
10 July 2018|
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Response from G3x3 | Reviewed this property |
No idea. U would have to ask them
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Saytee A
23 December 2017|
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Response from lizziesbirds | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 10 cedis for non residents. Less for residents. Yes the gardens are open on Saturdays. It is very crowded at weekends
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Response from Justmust | Reviewed this property |
You can get an Uber car. Cheapee
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