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Sekondi-Takoradi is the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. It is located on the coastal plain of the Gulf of Guinea, and is a major port city. The city of Sekondi-Takoradi is made up of two distinct cities: Sekondi and Takoradi. Sekondi is the older of the two cities, and was founded in the early 16th century by the Portuguese. Takoradi, on the other hand, was founded in the early 19th century by the British.

Sekondi-Takoradi is one of the most important cities in Ghana, and is the country’s third-largest city. It is a major industrial and commercial hub, and is home to the largest port in the country. The port is a major hub for the oil and gas industry, and is also well-known for its shipbuilding and fishing industries.

The city is home to a number of important historical sites, including the Fort Metal Cross, which was built by the British in the 19th century. It is also home to the Sekondi-Takoradi Railway, which was the first railway in West Africa. The railway was built in the early 20th century and is still in operation today.

Sekondi-Takoradi is known for its vibrant culture and lively nightlife. It is home to a number of festivals, including the annual Sekondi-Takoradi Carnival, which is held every year in February. The city is also home to a number of museums, galleries, and other attractions, making it a great place to explore.

Overall, Sekondi-Takoradi is an important city in Ghana, and is a great place to visit for its culture, history, and nightlife. It is a major port city and an important hub for the oil and gas industry, as well as a major destination for tourists. Its historical sites, museums, and festivals make it a great place to explore, and its vibrant culture and lively nightlife make it an enjoyable place to visit.

Excursion tips for a day in Sekondi-Takoradi

As a tourist in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy in a day. Here are some of the top things to do in Sekondi-Takoradi:

1. Visit the Fort Orange Museum and learn about the history of the city.
2. Take a boat ride on the River Ankobra and admire the stunning scenery.
3. Explore the vibrant markets of Sekondi-Takoradi and shop for souvenirs.
4. Go bird watching at the Axim-Bewire Bird Sanctuary.
5. Relax on the beautiful beaches of Sekondi-Takoradi.
6. Visit the Kojokrom Slave Market and learn about the area's history.
7. Go on a guided tour of the Nzulezo stilt village and learn about the culture of the area.
8. Enjoy a traditional Ghanaian meal at a local restaurant.
9. Visit the Sekondi-Takoradi Craft Village and browse the handmade crafts.
10. Take a tour of the historic Takoradi Port and learn about its importance to the city.

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The climate in Sekondi-Takoradi

The climate in Sekondi-Takoradi in Ghana is generally warm and humid throughout the year. The rainy season runs from April to July, with the heaviest rainfall occurring in June. During the dry season from August to October, temperatures can reach up to 35°C and humidity levels can be high. The hot season runs from November to March, with temperatures reaching up to 38°C and humidity levels reaching up to 90%. The coolest season is from December to February, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 28°C and humidity levels ranging from 60% to 70%.

Cruise weather for Sekondi-Takoradi

Our weather forecast for Sekondi-Takoradi helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 27.1 °C
min: 22.7 °C
15.1 m/s
25.6 m/s
89.6 %
24.0 m
83.5 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 27.0 °C
min: 22.4 °C
17.3 m/s
26.3 m/s
71.2 %
24.1 m
82.1 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 27.4 °C
min: 22.3 °C
15.5 m/s
31.7 m/s
95.9 %
24.1 m
79.5 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 27.2 °C
min: 22.5 °C
17.6 m/s
32.8 m/s
97.3 %
24.1 m
77.9 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 27.9 °C
min: 23.1 °C
17.6 m/s
28.4 m/s
86.6 %
24.1 m
77.7 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 23 °C
15.5 m/s
30.0 m/s
78.5 %
24.1 m
79.8 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 26.7 °C
min: 22.8 °C
22.0 m/s
32.0 m/s
84.4 %
24.0 m
80.4 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 22.1 °C
11.2 m/s
21.2 m/s
74.5 %
24.1 m
74.8 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 26.9 °C
min: 21 °C
14.0 m/s
29.0 m/s
52.4 %
24.1 m
73.1 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 21.8 °C
15.8 m/s
29.9 m/s
71.4 %
24.1 m
77.3 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 25.9 °C
min: 22.2 °C
15.5 m/s
27.4 m/s
79.3 %
23.7 m
81.9 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 21.4 °C
13.7 m/s
23.2 m/s
66.9 %
24.1 m
78.9 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 27.7 °C
min: 22.6 °C
16.9 m/s
28.1 m/s
99.5 %
24.1 m
77.7 %
1,017 hPa

Cruises to Sekondi-Takoradi

Would you like to travel to Sekondi-Takoradi on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Sekondi-Takoradi.

Scheduled ship calls in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Nov. 21st 2024 Thursday, 21st of Nov. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 26th 2024 Tuesday, 26th of Nov. 2024 Seven Seas Splendor 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 29th 2024 Friday, 29th of Nov. 2024 MS Riviera 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Dec. 2024 Seabourn Sojourn 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 23rd 2025 Sunday, 23rd of Mar. 2025 Silver Dawn 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 20th 2025 Sunday, 20th of Apr. 2025 Silver Wind Expedition 08:30 am 08:00 pm
Apr. 23rd 2025 Wednesday, 23rd of Apr. 2025 Silver Wind Expedition 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Jun. 2nd 2025 Monday, 2nd of Jun. 2025 MS Nautica 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jun. 15th 2025 Sunday, 15th of Jun. 2025 Seven Seas Voyager 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Nov. 15th 2025 Saturday, 15th of Nov. 2025 Seven Seas Navigator 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 21st 2025 Friday, 21st of Nov. 2025 MS Sirena 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 12th 2026 Thursday, 12th of Feb. 2026 MS Nautica 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Mar. 13th 2026 Friday, 13th of Mar. 2026 MS Nautica 09:00 am 06:00 pm
May 20th 2026 Wednesday, 20th of May 2026 Seven Seas Mariner 10:00 am 08:00 pm
May 21st 2026 Thursday, 21st of May 2026 Seven Seas Mariner 10:00 am 08:00 pm
May 22nd 2026 Friday, 22nd of May 2026 Seven Seas Mariner 10:00 am 08:00 pm

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