Adventure and Tours
Nzulezo - Stilt Village
Note: This tour is extendable (an additional hour) by continuing to the crocodile lake.
Ride to Nzulezo: 1 hour in a taxi
Cost: 80 GHC per car (4 persons),
Canoe tour: 20 GHC per person
Duration: 5-6 hours for all
Once in Beyin, don´t miss to visit Fort Appolonia Museum...
Ankobra River Boat Trip
Note: This trip is organized by the government and therefore only available on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Departure time for the big tour is 7.00 am and for the short one it‘s up to you. For your comfort we recommend you bring a pillow that you can use in the boat, as you‘ll spend quite some time aboard if you go on the big tour.
Cost: about 7 GHC per person for the big tour with the motor boat,
20 GHC per person for the short tour with the canoe
(including tour guide and paddler)
Duration: the big tour takes about 10 hrs (7.00 am to 6.00 pm approx.)
the short tour takes about 2 hrs (without market visit)
Slave Fortress - Axim
Cost: 6 GHC entrance fee + 15 GHC return trip
(including waiting time)
Ride to Axim by taxi: 15 minutes, 10 GHC or 1 hour long pleasant walk along the beach
Cost: 4 GHC entrance fee
30 GHC for the return trip for a group of 2 - 4 persons
Ride to Nkroful by taxi: 15 minutes
Duration: 1,5 hours
The Ankasa National Park is one of these exemplary projects and is reachable in 1 hour by car from Ankobra. You will directly encounter the fascinating world of animal and plant life which is unique to the rainforest. Ankasa is one of the best preserved rainforests in Ghana and with its wealth of many different types of butterflies, plants, antelopes, giant snakes and more than 20 ape species it is extremely impressive. The Ankasa Education Trail imparts how vital the rainforest is to our own survival. You will return to Ankobra Beach with the jungle resting in your soul. A trail of 2 and of 7 hours with a professional guide is offered. They also have very simple and basic low budget accommodation in the middle of the jungle. However food is not provided and so is subject to your own arrangement and expense.
The best time to have a chance to observe the wildlife here is in the afternoon, between 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm. We recommend you make your plans accordingly.
Cost: 10 GHC entrance fee per person plus 3 GHC for the guide, per person and hour
70 GHC for the ride for a group of 1 - 4 persons
Ride to Ankasa by taxi
Arts and Drums
The costs depend on the number of participants and the duration of the classes. We kindly ask for your understanding that a downpayment will be necessary for confirmation.
Climb the gentle slope of the Ankobra Beach Mountain and you will be rewarded with an amazing view of the surrounding ocean which embraces the mountain from three sides. This is the point where the Ankobra river flows into the Atlantic Ocean. The steady incline warms you with jungle sensation and cools you with wonderous West African plant life.
Enjoy the view from the top of the mountain, you can see about 40 km of coastline, the fishing village Ankobra as well as the Ankobra river. Unbelievably beautiful and breathtaking! Once at the summit you will see the fundaments of the ruins of a military institution called Fort Eliza Carthago which was built in 1623 by the British in order to protect Axim. If you are lucky you might encounter the resorts very own monkeys, snakes, flying foxes, zibethcats, crocodiles and antelopes.
You will be led by a tour guide from the resort
Ankobra River and Mangroves
Cost: 20 GHC per person
Duration: 3 hours approx.
Even at night there is a lot going on at Ankobra Beach. Plenty different species of turtles come to shore to lay their eggs between September and January. Our Security personnel have been trained to guide you and make you, our guests, part of this wonderful and exciting process. Ankobra Beach has taken the responsibility to protect the turtles, so the observation of this unique event is possible and controllable. With a night walk your chances to witness the turtles activites are very high. Depending on the kind of turtle, the procedure may take up to 3 hours.
Cost: 10 GHC per person for the nightwalk - no guarantees and no refunds!
Princess Town and Fort Groß Friedrichsburg
Princess Town, also known as ‘Prince’s Town’, and by its local name ‘Pokesu’ or ‘Bokaso’, is best known as the site of the elegant Brandenburg-built Fort Gross Friedrichsburg, constructed in 1683. The once-ruined Fort Gross Friedrichsburg has been partially restored, and it now serves as a tourist attraction and a rest house.
Take a guided tour of Fort Gross Friedrichsburg and hear the history of the Brandenburgers’ involvement in trade along the west coast. You will also hear about the legend of the ‘Black Prussian’ John Connie (also known as Jon Conny, John Conny or John Couny), a local merchant-chief who defended the fort against the Dutch and the British. Enjoy the fort’s unique Germanic exposed stone architecture
Extend your stay and enjoy a relaxed canoe ride on the Ehunli Lagoon. Keep your eyes open: you might see some monkeys and crocodiles on your trip!
Cost: 1 GHC entrance fee + 2 GHC for the tour guide
Taxi ride: 40 GHC return trip (including waiting time)
50 GHC return trip with canoe ride
Duration: 3 hours approx.
4 hours approx. with the canoe ride
If you enjoy fishing then this surely is the right activity for you. Experienced fishermen will take you to specific areas where you can easily find species, such as Barracuda, Red Snapper and Grooper. Spend a relaxed day with nothing else but the melody of the ocean surrounding you. Show what a great fisherman you are and bring your own dinner back home (of course the fish will be yours for free)!
Cost: 20 GHC per person
Lifejackets and equipment will be provided
Departures: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays at 10.00 am
Get creative and participate in our beading workshop! Design your own style necklaces, bracelets and more. We use beautiful glass pearls which are unique to Ghana/Africa.
This means fun for kids and adults! (We will only charge for the materials used)
We also organize various creative workshop for kids, according to their age group. Please contact us at reception for further information.
The European Surf Masters were here and confimed Ankobra Beach
as one of the best beaches to learn on!
Traditional dancers and drummers from Ankobra will be happy to dance and drum for you. They will come in a group of 10 to 15 dancers and charge only 5 GHC per dancer for the show. We will take care of the big bong fire on the beach.