The Ghana Ministry of Tourism website provides helpful resources and an overview of the country's main attractions and events. Their regional Accra office can be contacted at +233 302 238330 / 244612 / 231817.
Time Out Accra is another helpful online resource. It is an online directory and series of reviews covering all things Accra.
Tour operators are generally quite limited in Accra. The main local favourite is the Nima walking tour, led by the ever-charismatic Charles Sablah. There are also a number of international operators that organize country-wide tours for groups and individuals.
Ghana celebrates an enormous number of festivals each year. The country's various tribes each have a series of festivals that commemorate their history, ancestors and culture. There are also a number of festivals that mark national events and seasonal changes that are celebrated more broadly throughout Ghana.
Easy Track Ghana provides an excellent month-by-month overview of the country's many festivals, their dates and a brief description. Many festivals will include elaborate processions of local chiefs, adorned in traditional garb. They will often also include dancing, food and mass amounts of people. A few of the larger ones that occur in Accra include:
Discounts are not often extended to expatriates in Ghana. Often, pricing will be divided into national and foreigner rates, with occasional discounts for students.