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Aburi Botanical Gardens

Aburi | 32km (20mi) north of Accra, Accra, Ghana
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Run down and poorly managed

Don't expect much, this is not really worth a visit. The place is run down, filled with young... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nicolas_BCK
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The Ardennes, Belgium
Adventure gardens i call it

Aburi gardens has so much to offer. went there for a picnic. we enjoyed the family time there. the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
a_oseifrimpong
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London, United Kingdom
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Aburi | 32km (20mi) north of Accra, Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't expect much, this is not really worth a visit. The place is run down, filled with young beggars. Very very far away from any other National Botanical Garden standards. This is part of the colonial heritage and it lacks maintenance, maybe on purpose?

Thank Nicolas_BCK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aburi gardens has so much to offer. went there for a picnic. we enjoyed the family time there. the kids had fun

Thank a_oseifrimpong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my visit to the Aburi botanicals. You should pick a guide from the horticultural school. They know the names of the trees, and imagine my surprise when I sniffed the bark of the cinnamon tree. Also a great place for romantic walks with...More

Thank Dziedzorm82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful and well taken care off, the Aburi gardens is a great getaway from busy Accra. There are places to sit and have a picnic or have a soda or beer.

Thank covaltio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most interesting time spent at the Gardens, assisted by an excellent local guide, who is also an on-site researcher.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here is another example of a decaying tourist attraction. I have not been there in 5 years. Something seriously needs to be done with it. Just go to the Legon Botanical Gardens instead. They need to pay serious attention to this park. The grounds are...More

1  Thank skpq
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with the family to get away from the city for a few hours and had a very pleasant morning wandering the gardens. The botanical gardens are a vast 100 plus acre area filled with trees and plants from all around the world. We used...More

1  Thank kevross85
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I came for an event. Aburi in general is nice. The gardens are just beautiful. Full of tall beautiful trees and green grass. If you love nature you will enjoy this place.

Thank amoree
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We loved our visit to Aburi botanical Gardens! Our guide was amazing, in explaining all of the trees and plants. Shea butter trees, spice trees, and so much more. The garden is beautiful.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Found aburi to be fresh and green. It is about 30-40 mins drive from the city so it doesnt feel to long away. Relaxing to walk in the gardens and thensettle down for some food and drinks.

Thank kalyanimirajkar
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lizziesbirds
Thank you for your review of Aburi Gardens. Do you remember the cost of the taxi there from Accra? Liz and Tim Harland
15 May 2017|
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Response from Justmust | Reviewed this property |
You can get an Uber car. Cheapee
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MaybeWeb
Does anyone know the story about the old aircraft landed in the middle of the Aburi botanical garden? Thanks in advance for your time and answers!
16 April 2017|
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Response from MillOaks | Reviewed this property |
Our guide told us it was a gift from the British Queen to Ghana on one of her visits. It was, we were told, the first helicopter in Ghana.
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Deanna h
What are the hours?
9 August 2016|
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Response from Shadeh S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, went there early afternoon
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