25 Things To Do In Ghana With Kids

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When I decided to plan a trip to Africa, I knew that Ghana had to be one of our stops. I’ve wanted to visit Accra, Ghana for as long as I can remember, and I am so glad that we were able to make this trip as a family. This post highlights my list of 25 things to do in Ghana with kids.

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Planning a trip to Africa? I highly recommend Ghana, for even the first time travelers. You and your kids will enjoy the culture, the food, the history, the people; basically everything about it!! Well, there are a lot of things to do in Ghana, Africa.

Below is my list of 25 things to do in Ghana with kids, in no particular order!!

1.Visit the Monument of Liberation and learn about its significance

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2. Be brave and take the canopy walk at Kakum National Park

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3. Stay at a bed and breakfast and enjoy a typical Ghanaian breakfast

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4. Watch crocodiles at a Crocodile Garden

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5. Visit the slave cell at Cape Coast Castle

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6. Learn about the history of slaves at Cape Coast Castle

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7. Stay At Coconut Grove Beach Resort

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8. Drink Malta

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9. Learn more about slavery at Elmina Castle while you admire the scenery

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10. Jump into the waves, clothes and all

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11. Smile when you realize that you are standing at the “Door Of Return”

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12. Shop till you drop at the Center For National Culture Textiles Market

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13. Take a photo in front of the fishermen’s boats at Cape Coast Castle

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14. Shop at Accra Mall

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15. Take a walk through a local market

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16. Go swimming

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17. Drink yummy coconut water – Ghana is HOT!

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18. Admire the artwork at the slave museum in Cape Coast Castle

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19. Take a drone photo of the fishermen boats at the coast

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20. Learn about Nkwame Nkrumah and visit the museum dedicated to him at the Nkwame Krumah National Park

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21. Take a closer look at what the slaves at Cape Coast Castle endured

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22. Enjoy a guided tour through the forest at Kakum National Park

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23. Snap a selfie with you significant other before your clingy kid tries to photobomb

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24. Now you can Snap a family selfie in your Dashiki

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25. Eat Ghanaian Jollof Rice, because there is really none in the world like it

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We have enjoyed a lot in Ghana, and ensure that the above activities are the best things to do in Ghana, Africa.

So tell me, have you been to Ghana, what did you / your kids love about it?

Don’t forget to check out my other post on “3 Days In Ghana With Kids” for more.

Kay, The Mom Trotter

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