Holidays, Kayaking, Tropical Islands, Vacations, Weekend Tours
Adventure Date: July 31-August 2, 2020          Price: 600-GHS

Let’s engage Lake Volta on this three-day holiday weekend kayaking expedition that will both challenge you physically and mentally, and provide a relaxing recreational opportunity on Survival Island.

The adventure will begin with pick-up from the Accra Mall at 08.00 in the morning. The 150-minute drive will include a brief stop for breakfast at Afienya until we arrive at the Asikuma forest. Adventurers will make their own navigation decisions given maps and compasses until they find Survival Cove, and that is where our famous kayak capsize drill will happen. Successful completion of the drill is what grants an Adventurer the right to traverse the open water of Lake Volta.


After a successful drill, Adventurers in pairs will take on the 2km expanse of water to get to Survival Island. That is where we will set up tents and hammocks and prepare for the first night of the Poseidon XVII Kayaking Expedition, the longest and the only series of adventure kayaking events in West Africa. The first night’s meal is yellow-fin tuna-flavoured Palava Sauce and boiled Yams. Weather conditions will determine what camp fire we build for the evening’s game night and poetry bar.


Saturday, August 1 is a day of rest and relaxation, and nature study. Survival Island hosts 60 species of birds and more than 12 major tree species, and adventurers will have to find, document and understand as many species as they can. There will be a brief visit to the Isle of Rocks where the Spear of Survival adventure TV series was shot.


Sunday, August 2 starts with some fun activities on the 14 trails of the island and culminates in a breakfast of fried yam and charcoal-grilled tilapia. After breakfast, the adventure team will engage the 3.6km expanse of the Lake from Survival Island to the small village of Labolabo. That’s where the adventure will end, and the van will transport adventurers back to Accra.


This adventure is easy, and prior outdoor adventure experiences are not required. The 600-GHS fee covers transport, food, water, use of relevant outdoor gear and equipment, guiding services and photography.


What to Pack
: A 20-litre backpack, a pair of good hiking shoes, outdoor walking sandals, a cap or hat, 2 water bottles, 3 sets of outdoor clothing, 1 sleeping bag or cover cloth, Wash kit (small towel, sponge and soap), toiletries, 1 bowl for meals, a can of insect repellent, personal medication, personal snacks, sunglasses and a small box of matchsticks.


Call or WhatsApp +233-54-842-4903 for further enquiries.


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Holidays, Mountaineering, Vacations, Weekend Tours
Adventure Dates: May 1-3, 2020          Price: 600-GHS

Early in the morning of the May 1 holiday, at 07.00, a team of unapologetic mountaineering adventurers will leave the Accra Mall on a 4-hour drive to the Hohoe Plains, and to a village at the foot of the ranges named Nyangbo Kume. That team will move up a 650m mountain terrain to the Village of Dzogbefeme. The hike ascends from a 50m plain to that elevation in less than two or three hours, and for thrice the trouble because we’ll have our food, water, tents and other adventure gear strapped onto our backs. We’ll spend the night on Expedition Plateau, a spot that offers a spectacular view of the Amedzofe and Gemi mountains.


After breakfast the next day, adventurers will explore all of nature’s bounties in and around Dzogbefeme. This includes waterfalls and caves, and a visit to the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary.

On Sunday, May 3, the final leg of the assault begins to Mt Gemi’s cross at Amedzofe, to a point that is 800m above seal level, and then complete the adventure with a visit to the beautiful Ote falls. We will then drive off the highlands through Ho, the Volta regional capital. 

In order to survive this adventure, you need:

  • A 20-litre backpack
  • A pair of good hiking boots
  • Outdoor walking sandals
  • A cap or hat
  • 3 water bottles
  • 3 sets of outdoor clothing
  • 1 sleeping bag or thick blanket
  • Wash kit – small towel, sponge and soap
  • 1 bowl for meals
  • A can of insect repellent
  • A small box of matchsticks
  • Personal snacks

Call or whatsapp 020-454-8040 to book your place.

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Holidays, Mountaineering, Weekend Tours
Adventure Date: Sep 21, 2020          Price: 400-GHS

This September 21, 2020 hiking and abseil adventure begins at the foot of the Manya Krobo hills. A 1.6km assault will get everyone’s heart pumping until we get to the highest peak on that side of the outcrops. We will have to shinny down the rockface in order to get to the 40m Katanga Rock. Our fearless modern-day Explorers will strap into climbing gear and equipment, abseil the face of the rock and discover the Greatness within them. The final onslaught will be an easy descent to the Akuse plains for the celebratory photos and bonding time.

A ticket costs GHC 400-GHS each and covers your transport, food, water, refreshments, guiding services and photography. Call or WhatsApp 054-842-4903 for more information.

In order to survive this adventure, you need:

  • A 10-litre backpack
  • A pair of good hiking shoes
  • A cap or hat
  • 2 water bottles
  • 1 set of outdoor clothing
  • A can of insect repellent
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Mountaineering, Vacations, Weekend Tours
1,050-metres. That’s the highest we will go after we have climbed Afadjato and crossed the invisible border between Ghana’s eastern mountain ranges and the Togolese Republic. Nerves of steel, a high tolerance for uncertainty and adversity, and enduring stamina are required for this overnight assault of Afadjato, Ghana’s highest free-standing mountain at 885m.

A Togolese highlands invasion continues from the top of Afadjato across the invisible boundary into the western Plateau region of the Togolese Republic. By the time we arrive at Wli Todzi on the Ghanaian side of the highlands, we would have completed a tough 7-hour or more journey across the highest mountains in Ghana’s highland border with Togo.

Another 4 hours will mark the descent from Wli Todzi to the upper and lower trails of the Wli waterfalls area. A rain-gouged chimney is the butt-dragging trail down the steep range into the refreshing waters of the lower Wli falls. Splashing around in the falls and touching the wall behind the curtain is the phenomenon that makes the gruelling adventure worth it.

We will leave the Accra Mall on Friday, November 1 at 5PM and head out to the foot of the Afadjato Highlands and return before dark on Sunday, November 3.

Price: 599-GHS

In order to survive this adventure, you need:

  • A 20-litre backpack
  • A pair of good hiking boots
  • Outdoor walking sandals
  • A cap or hat
  • 3 water bottles
  • 3 sets of outdoor clothing
  • 1 sleeping bag or thick blanket
  • Wash kit – small towel, sponge and soap
  • 1 bowl for meals
  • A can of insect repellent
  • A box of matchsticks

This adventure is built for endurance and requires a basic level of physical fitness. Those mountains don’t play. Call 054-842-4903 for more information.
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Mountaineering, Weekend Tours
Nerves of steel, a high tolerance for uncertainty and adversity, and enduring stamina are required for this overnight assault of Afadjato, Ghana’s highest free-standing mountain at 885m. A Togolese highlands invasion continues from the top of Afadjato across the invisible boundary into the western Plateau region of the Togolese Republic. By the time we arrive at Wli Todzi on the Ghanaian side of the highlands, we would have completed a tough 7-hour or more journey across the highest mountains in Ghana’s highland border with Togo.

Another 4 hours will mark the descent from Wli Todzi to the upper and lower trails of the Wli waterfalls area. A rain-gouged chimney is the butt-dragging trail down the steep range into the refreshing waters of the lower Wli falls. Splashing around in the falls and touching the wall behind the curtain is the phenomenon that makes the gruelling adventure worth it.

In order to survive this adventure, you need:

  • A 20-litre backpack
  • A pair of good hiking boots
  • Outdoor walking sandals
  • A cap or hat
  • 3 water bottles
  • 3 sets of outdoor clothing
  • 1 sleeping bag or thick blanket
  • Wash kit – small towel, spong and soap
  • 1 bowl for meals
  • A can of insect repellent
  • A book of matchsticks

Call 020-454-8040 to select your convenient date and book your adventure.
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Team-building, Tropical Islands, Vacations, Weekend Tours

Picture this: You and your team have found yourselves in a forest with your backpacks containing outdoor living stuff. You also have a map and a compass. One of Africa’s leading outdoor experts comes over to give you a crash course in map reading and compass navigation. Afterwards you’re on your own. Will you and your team successfully take on the 3km hiking foray into the jungle of the Anum uplands?

When you do make it, it’s to a 20-metre cliff overlooking the world’s largest man-made Lake. West Africa’s leading adventure guides turn up to set up a system of ropes, harnesses and helmets. Your task as a team is to encourage each other to abseil the impregnable Discovery Rock into the boat waiting for you beneath. This is team work, mental resilience and leadership in one heart-stopping package. The rule is one: No one gets left behind. Will you still be a team?

Next we’ll take on the 7km stretch of waves and unpredictability from Discovery Rock to Survival Island in the gorge of Lake Volta, picnic and be refreshed on the island to a repertoire of culinary indulgences relaxing and bonding without a care for urban hustle. All this, in only one day or on an overnight adventure.

Overnight kayaking expeditions on Survival Island involve sleeping in tents or hammocks, cooking food near camp fires, bird-watching and tilapia grilling under a folklore, drumming and dancing night sky.

Ready for your first Island Team-Kayaking Expedition?

So are we.

Day-out kayaking adventures cost 499-GHS and overnight expeditions cost 599-GHS. Call 020-454-8040 for more information or book your adventure immediately.

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