Where Are the Best Places to Visit in Nigeria for Outdoor Fun?

Where Are the Best Places to Visit for Outdoor Fun in NigeriaAre you looking for places to visit in Nigeria? Here are our picks of some of the best places to visit in Nigeria. Which is your favourite? Let us know what you think.
Visit wholesome outdoor fun places. Yes, it’s that simple! Spend time outdoors.

The Benefits of Visiting Wholesome Outdoor Fun Places

Going outdoors visiting nature is an excellent way of giving your body a reboot. It helps you to clear your mind and to put things in perspective.

Going outdoors is not only fun, but it helps to provide you with the much-needed vitamin D which you don’t get from being stuck in your office or home all day long.

The artificial lighting from that your fancy lamp cannot provide you with the necessary vitamin D that you can only get from natural sunlight.

Going outdoors also provides you with an opportunity of getting to know your surroundings. You get to meet new people, new contacts and to network with people. You experience new adventures that you would typically not encounter in your routine life.

Spending time outdoors in nature also provides you with an excellent opportunity to get much-needed exercise from trekking and climbing.

The views, scenery and fresh air are priceless. It will make you appreciate your life. It will help you to enjoy nature, creation and your environment.

The more time you spend outdoors, the more you appreciate the amount of work God has put into creating the trees, flowers, birds, insects, animals and the environment.

Spending time outdoors will build in you a whole new level of appreciation for your environment. It will help you to see how you too can contribute to preserving your environment.

Do you think you are too small to make a difference when it comes to preserving your environment? Think again. Your effort might inspire others to do the same.

Going outdoors and visiting nature as a family or as a team-building exercise is the perfect opportunity for you to spend some quality time with your family, colleagues and loved ones.

Everyone will get a chance to exercise, relax, play games and have fun. You get to bond with your family, colleagues and vice versa.

Best Places to Visit in Nigeria for Outdoor Fun

When we say go outdoors, we don’t mean you have to travel abroad or anything like that. In Nigeria, we say, … “the thing wey you dey find for Sokoto, dey for your Sokoto (trouser)”.

There are loads of wholesome, fun, exciting places right here in Nigeria that we’re sure you never knew existed. Moreover, even if you knew, you’ve not bothered taking the time to visit, right?

Well, we’ve compiled a list of wholesome, outdoor fun places here in Nigeria you can visit with your family or for a team retreat. See the infographic below.


17 Outdoor Fun Places to visit in Nigeria

17 Outdoor Fun Places to Visit in Nigeria

  1. Obudu Cattle Ranch, Cross River State
  2. Yankari National Park, Bauchi State
  3. Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos State
  4. Tarkwa Bay, Lagos State
  5. IITA Forest, Oyo State
  6. Olumo Rock, Ogun State
  7. Owu Water Falls, Kwara State
  8. Idanre Hills, Ondo State
  9. Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort, Ekiti State
  10. Tinapa Resort, Cross River State
  11. Okomu National Park, Edo State
  12. Gurara Waterfalls, Niger State
  13. Kwa Falls, Cross River State
  14. Oguta Lake Holiday Complex, Imo State
  15. Abraka Turf and Country Club, Delta State
  16. Agodi Gardens, Oyo State
  17. Afi Drill Ranch/Mountain, Cross River State

Retreat and Team Building

In the past, we at Fontt Enterprises, have visited the Olumo Rock and Idanre Hills as part of our retreat and team building activities.

Closing Thoughts

What about you? Have you ever been to any of these outdoor fun places in Nigeria? If so, which one? Which of them is your favourite? Let us have your review of any wholesome outdoor fun place in Nigeria that you have visited.


The list above is in no particular order and is not intended to be an exhaustive list. The mention and listing of any outdoor fun places in this article/infographic do not in any way constitute our endorsement of same.


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