Lagos state in Nigeria is without a doubt recognized as one of the most popular cities in Africa. It has played a major role in shaping and molding Nigeria into the country that it is today. What the state generates as revenue on a yearly basis is so large compared to other states.
In fact, it is safe to say that Lagos state is the life vein and pulse of this great country. Thanks to this very fact, it comes as no real surprise to know that Lagos state has a lot of parks and recreational centers for tours, relaxation, and fun activities. Today we are going to explore ten of the best amusement parks that Lagos has to offer.
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10 Amusement Parks In Lagos State To Experience Fun
#1 OMU RESORT
This place stands out as one of the most intriguing amusement parks in all of Lagos. I recommend that Omu Resort should be placed high on your list of places to visit. With attractions like a wax museum, a mini zoo, a petting zoo, a sea world and aquarium, horseback riding, mechanical bull riding, a paintball arena, go cart riding, kayaking with various other sports and water related activities, it has no doubt attracted a lot thrill seekers and adventurers.
It can be located at the well-known “Omu Resort Drive” in the heart of Bogije town at Ibeju, Lekki. For a reasonable amount, you can create an awesome and fun-filled memory at this amusement park.
#2 FAMILY FUN AMUSEMENT PARK
Or FFAP as some people would call it; is a fun-filled amusement park that offers loads of thrilling rides and facilities that are designed mainly for kids. You can host a myriad of children related events here, from birthday parties to picnics and even children excursions and retreats.
Located at NUMBER 10 OKE AGBO RD, ANUOLUWA CLOSE, GBERIBE zone of Ikorodu in the sub-Urban region of Lagos, it is relatively affordable compared to other amusement parks. Try to stop by and give your kids or little ones a treat.
#3 APAPA AMUSEMENT PARK
Apapa Amusement park in Lagos is without a doubt, one of the oldest parks, not just in Lagos, but in all of Nigeria. Over time, the park has only gotten better. The fact that the park still stands till this day is a proof of its tenacity and creativity in its management. The once abandoned park now boasts of two huge arenas; indoor and outdoor.
Fully equipped to cope and thrive with modern standards. Ferris wheels, rocket pirate ships, carousel, bumper cars, and kart racing are only but a few of the attractions that this amusement park has to offer. Thanks to its affordable price range of 500 – 2500 Naira only, the park has been able to not only attain, but also surpass its glory days.
#4 DREAMWORLD AFRICANA
Dream world Africana is ten acres of pure fun and thrills. This massive land mass is dedicated to just one thing and one thing only; ‘fun’. The multipurpose arena is armed with outdoor facilities for events like parties, shows, concerts, get together and other social outdoor activities.
They also feature a bunch of heart-pumping rides for the thrill-seekers, like rollercoasters, red baron, carousel, and a host of other outdoor sports.
#5 FUN FACTORY
Deep in the heart of the popular Lekki Peninsular, lies a three thousand square land teeming with shouts of thrill, delights, laughter and joy from the mouths of happy tourists and fun seekers. As the name Implies, Fun factory is a place where fun is created.
You can tell that the place is dedicated to bringing only the best when it comes to fun. There are so many activities to partake in. And you can be guaranteed that your kids would have the best of time thanks to the design of the fun factory that was done with the intention to engage and keep kids safe while still having the time of their lives.
#6 FUNTOPIA WATER PARK
Leave it to Funtopia water park to take something as common and mundane as water, and turn it into something that brings endless fun. Equipped with the latest indoor and outdoor recreational facilities.
Of course, we have to mention the gigantic water slides that are about three in number, an array of swimming pools, and other water-related sports like pool volleyball and badminton. As fun as this might be, it is advisable that you know how to swim in order to enjoy this park to its fullest potential.
#7 FUNPLEX AMUSEMENT PARK
This family themed park is quite popular among the residents of Lagos Main Land where it is located. This recreational center is endowed with topnotch activities and facilities like carousels, state of the art swimming pool, trains, ocean wave flying, volleyball and so much more.
It can also be used to host some entertainment and social events like plays, concerts and so on. You can find Funplex Amusement park at Ikosi rd in Magodo.
#8 HIGH IMPACT AMUSEMENT PARK
Also called HI-IMPACT resorts can be found in the sub-urban outskirts of Lagos. It is quite big and can accommodate quite a large number of people. Its size is not only the impressive thing; high end fun targeted facilities such as dream machines, animatronics and Ferris wheel, are just a tip of the iceberg. The price range is from 5000 Naira to 15 000 naira.
#9 RUFUS AND BEE
This fast rising amusement park might be new, but it can already go toe to toe with the other amusement parks mentioned here. It offers a variety of fun activities like merry-go-rounds as well as skating rinks and bowling arena. It can be sited at Funderland mall along Lekki Epe express.
#10 LEKKI CONSERVATION CENTER
The Lekki conservation center is a type of amusement park that is a bit different from the other parks listed above. This amusement park is more centered among the wild life and nature reserve of that area. There are still fun rides and facilities to enjoy even as you take in the wonder of nature.
Just like many others reading this, I am sure that you have had your sense for thrill, fun, adventure, and wonder, tickled to night. Which of the places mentioned above would you be interested in going to? Leave your answers in the comment section below.