Tours

 

In and around Ada there are many interesting and impressive sights that can be visitied in tours either by land or water. Here you can find a selection of the most popular ones.

 

If you are less than the recommended group size, please contact the tourist office and we can arrange something for you! There are also individual trips available.

WATER TOURS

Estuary and Aflive Island tour:

 

  • We take a boat to the estuary where the largest man- made lake is emptying itself into the South Atlantic Ocean. Get closer. Watch these two different coloured waters struggle with each other but never mixing together. We move into Mangrove forest on Aflive Island, taste some local gin and weave some local mats/baskets.
  • Included are: Guided tour, boat ride, entry fee and round trip
  • Departure time from 9am daily, duration: 1,5 hours
  • Price: 36 GHC per person for group of 5 and 20GHC per person for group of 10

 

Crocodile Island tour:

 

  • See our friends with the long tails at the crocodile island. If you want to be a true friend to the crocs, then a live chicken would certainly be a good offer from you. We move into Mangrove forest on Aflive Island, taste some local gin and visit the Volta Estuary.
  • Included are: Guided tour, boat ride, entry fee and round trip
  • Departure time from 9am daily, duration: 2,5 hours
  • Price: 62 GHC per person for group of 5 and 35 GHC per person for group of 10

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Mangrove Island tour:

 

  • We move into Mangrove forest on Aflive Island, discover local animal species in their habitat and weave some local mats/baskets. On the same Island taste local gin and get some as a present.
  • Included are: Guided tour, boat ride, entry fee and round trip
  • Departure time from 9am daily, duration 1 hour
  • Price: 25 GHC per person for group of 5 and 15 GHC per person for group of 10, alternative routes available at reduced price

LAND TOURS

Songor salt lagoon:

 

  • See natural salt mining activities at the Songor lagoon and learn how the salt is locally mined and processed
  • Included are: Guided tour, taxi from Ada Foah, entry fee and round trip
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • Price: 40 GHC per person for group of 3

Old fort police station and sacred grove:

 

  • Visit the old fort police station to learn history about slavery. Continue to a sacred grove and get the local history
  • Included are: Guided tour, bike ride/ taxi, entry fee and round trip
  • Tours starts from 8:30am to 4:00pm and the trip lasts for an hour
  • Price: 20 GHC per person for group of 3

Fetish shrine:

 

  • Meet Mamishi at her shrine and witness the ritual dance. Healing takes place by asking the gods about the sickness and what treatment she shall impose.
  • Included are: Guided tour, taxi, entry fee
  • Tours take place every Friday at around 2:30pm and lasts 3 hours
  • Price: 50 GHC per person for group of 3 (alternative water transport available)

Turtle watching tour (seasonal):

 

  • Join one of the trained tour guides on a nightly turtle watching tour and experience one of the three different species of marine turtles coming to the beach to lay there eggs.
  • Included: Guided tour (wildlife division)
  • Tours take place every night in turtle season (September- February) and start at 9pm, duration: 2,5 hours
  • Price: 20 GHC per person

Asafotufiami festival tour (seasonal):

 

  • During this week you can experience Ada at its best. Locals and tourists come together to celebrate ancient history, following a full seven-days-schedule of amazing culture display. With a guide to give pure insight of the symbolic presentation of culture, the Adas really share this lifetime-moment with you.
  • Included: Guided tour, taxi and entry fee
  • The festival starts every first thursday of August and lasts for one week, tours are on Asafotu-Saturday from 9am to 2pm
  • Price: 21 GHC per person

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Ada Foah

P.O. Box AF35

 

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