All you Need to Know About the Legon Botanical Gardens & Parks in Ghana

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The Legon Botanical Gardens is one of the largest parks and recreational centres in Ghana. It is a beautiful natural outdoor space with lakes, playgrounds, canopy walks and more. The gardens are a preferred spot for families and groups to spend the day out enjoying the peaceful atmosphere that nature provides. This is one of the best gardens in Ghana. You can find the garden at the Agbogba junction, opposite the KFC on the Atomic Road.

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History of Legon Botanical Gardens

The idea of the Legon Botanical Gardens was birthed through a deep love for the outdoors and adventure. Mulch Company Limited in partnership with a Dutch company, playful and serene Legon Botanical Gardens was born. This is a great place to bring your children to let them learn through play.

Legon Botanical Garden Activities

There are a bunch of activities that adults and children can engage in while at the botanical gardens. Better bring your camera along to capture memorable moments. Here are some of the fun activities you can do at the botanical gardens.

  • Children’s Playground
  • High Rope Course
  • Junior Rope Course
  • Canoeing
  • Canopy Walk
  • The Woodlands
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Cycling

Legon Botanical Garden Prices

The Legon Botanical Gardens price list is diverse. They have daily packages as well as monthly membership packages that you can sign up for. Some of the fees you will pay include the gate fee, playground fees, dog entry fees, victuals fees and others. The full list of the prices and fees at the Legon Botanical Gardens can be seen below.

Entry fee – GHS 15.00 per Person (Adults and Children)

Entry and Playground package (per child) – GHS 25

Entry with a dog – GHS 10 (per dog)

Clients without bookings bringing their own victuals will be charged GHS5.00 per ice chest.

NB: FOR GROUPS DIFFERENT ENTRY CHARGES APPLY. KINDLY CONTACT OFFICE.

Attractions & Pricing

Canopy Walkway (Adults) – GHS 25

Canopy Walkway (Children) – GHS 20

Playground – GHS 20

High Rope Course (2 Routes) – GHS 40 (Hand gloves are compulsory requirements)

High Rope Course (4 Routes) – GHS 70 (Hand gloves are compulsory requirements)

Junior Rope Course – GHS 20

Photoshoot (per shift) – GHS 250

Photoshoot (Full day) – GHS 400

Model Photo Shoot (per shift) – GHS 150

Model Photoshoot (Full day) – GHS 250

Video Shoot (per shift) – GHS 700 (Book in advance)

Video Shoot (Full day) – GHS 1,200 (Book in advance)

Bird Watching – GHS 30 (Personal Binoculars)

Fishing – GHS 30 (Personal Fishing Rod and Bait)

Biking – GHS 20 (Personal Bike)

Prayer Groups (per person) – GHS 15

Canoe Ride – GHS 10 (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)

Grill/Barbeque stand – GHS 50

Legon Botanical Gardens Membership Packages

The membership packages will allow you to walk right into the gardens any day. View the packages below.

Individual Adult Membership

Green Package – GHS 320 (3 months)

Silver Package – GHS 480 (6 months)

Gold Package – GHS 800 (1 year)

These packages will entitle you to:

  • Entry
  • Canoe Cruise
  • Fishing
  • Biking
  • Canopy Walkway
  • High Rope Course
  • Bird Watching

Individual Kids Membership

Green Package – GHS 290 (3 months)

Silver Package – GHS 435 (6 months)

Gold Package – GHS 725 (1 year)

These packages will entitle you to:

  • Entry
  • Canoe Cruise
  • Fishing
  • Biking
  • Canopy Walkway
  • Junior Rope Course/High Rope Course
  • Playground

Parks and Gardens in Ghana

Ghana has large and expansive parks and gardens for relaxation and any outdoor activity. Here are a list of some of the parks and gardens in Ghana.

Legon Botanical Gardens

Efua Sunderland Park

Rufus Green Parks

Lakeside Marina Park

Mmofra Park

Memory Lane Art Park

Ankasa Game Reserve & Nini-Suhien National Park

Asomdwe Park

Kakum National Park

Mole National Park

KNUST Royal Parade Grounds

Digya National Park

Dansoman Children’s Park

Bui National Park

Legon Botanical Gardens Contact

You can reach the facilities’ managers through the contact details below:

Directions: Agbobga junction, opposite the KFC on the Atomic Road, Legon

Phone: 0262366167 / 0552880908

Email: mulchcompanyltd@gmail.com

The Legon Botanical Gardens are open every day of the week. On Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm and weekends and holidays from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

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There are lots of parks and gardens in Ghana but the Legon Botanical Gardens stand out. Visiting the Legon Botanical Gardens is an experience that is worth the trip. You will connect with nature and Ghana in a unique way.

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