We were rather taken aback by Aqua Safari. It faces out to the estuary of the River Volta, a mile or so upstream from the ocean. From an open-sided restaurant and bar you can watch island-dwelling locals crab-fishing and clam-diving in the water. The forward-thinking owners offer guided tours to the islands for boat-building and basket-weaving workshops – there’s also a lot of water to play around in on a jet-ski or from one of the pontoons. Game-fishing excursions can be arranged too. Best of all is the option to spend a lazy couple of hours exploring one of the most beautiful areas of Ghana by boat. The whole river environment has a relaxed and gentle pace of life; a stark contrast to Accra two hours away.
The rooms are well-appointed, and the large chalets all have sizeable common areas and kitchens. There’s also a small pool if you don’t fancy a dip in the river, as well as a large new conference centre with all the modern amenities you’d need.
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We left Accra around 10 am and followed the google map and almost near the destination. The problem is once the Google map stops, you need to rely on sign boards. So you will have to speak to local guys to guide you and we were lucky as many of the people knows this location. Wish the Resort guys puts more boards giving the directions.
Once we reached the resort, there is no one to guide you. You just have to start exploring. once you enter the resort you will be welcome by variety of ducks and the ambience is fantastic. We started walking inside and just to find out the fun is unlimited. We had a nice horse Ride as less as 25 Ghc. The drinks are reasonably priced. You get a beer for 25 GHC. Forget to mention about the atmosphere. There are peacocks of different varieties walking nearby you. Yes you heard it right. Peacocks of purple color, white color not afraid and people there dont disturb them too.
There are couple of chairs and Tables on the river bank having good view of the river. To spice it up more, there is a DJ playing a good music. So if you would like to do a dance in the day light the stage is good open to sunlight.
After all these fun, we went to have our food. A Buffet pretty expensive to Ghanian Standards but when you look at the content, and varieties offered, you will not feel bad paying 20USD per head.
After our lunch we negotiated for a boat ride for 4 of us. They start from 500 GHC but based on how you negotiate, you can get it for 300 GHC with a tip of 50 GHC to the captain of the boat. An awesome boat ride for one hour crossing the volta river and touching the ocean and coming back.
There are different types of Boats depending on your preference and everything needs to be negotiated.
Overall it was worth a visit and recommend to all people planning for a weekend dayout from Accra.
This place is good for families, Corporates and Youths to hangout. There is Entertainment, Refreshment for all age groups and finally a nice place to Relax and Enjoy.