101 Things To See And Do In Nigeria

Are you always looking for things to do either as a visitor to the country or do you live here but you’re bored of doing the same thing all the time. Why not look through our list of things to do and tick them off one by one. You can thank me later.

  1. Swim in Wiki Warm Spring and say hi to warthogs in Yankari Game Reserve, Bauchi State.

  2. Try palm wine.

  3. Go hiking in Shere Hills, Jos.

  4. Go fishing in Lagos.

  5. Get in formation at Ngwo Pines, Enugu State. 

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  1. Learn to speak pidgin English like a pro.

  2. Go kayaking in the Lagos Lagoon.

  3. Learn how to tie & die at the Nike Arts Center in Osun State or the Kano dyeing pits.

  4. Eat jollof rice.

  5. Visit the terracotta figurines at the Nok Settlement in Kaduna State.

  1. See relics of the Nigerian civil war at the National War Museum, Umuahia, Abia State.

  2. Say hi the Moremi Statue in Ile-Ife which is rumored to be the 3rd tallest in Africa.

  3. Be adventurous and climb the longest canopy walk in Africa by visiting the Lekki Conservation Center.

  4. Taste chapman (Nigerian cocktail).

  5. Go to the pottery village in Bwari, Abuja.

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  1. Feel like royalty in Kajuru Castle, Kaduna.

  2. Eat amala in Ibadan.

  3. Watch Femi Kuti perform at the New Afrikan Shrine.

  4. Pick up some souvenirs from the Abuja Arts & Crafts Village

  5. Discover the myth behind the hot & and cold spring at Ikogosi Warm Springs, Ekiti State.

  1. Go surfing at Tarkwa Bay.

  2. Climb to the 7th level of Erin Ijesha Waterfalls.

  3. Attend a Nigerian Wedding/owambe and turn up.

  4. Discover bats and other treasures in Ogbunike Cave, Anambra State.

  5. Try out Ekiti’s famous pounded yam.

  1. Eat at a mama putt/bukka.

  2. Visit one of the three hanging lakes in the world; Iyake Lake, Oyo State.

  3. Discover the meeting point of River Niger & Benue in Kogi State.

  4. Spot wild life at Sumu Wild life park.

  5. Have a picnic in Agodi Gardens, Ibadan, Oyo State.

  1. Swim in River Ethiope, Abraka, Delta State.

  2. Sleep on the beach at La Campagne Tropicana, Lagos.

  3. Hop on a train and visit a neighboring state.

  4. Take a glimpse into the past and slave era in Badagry.

  5. Discover the ancient town of Idanre on Idanre Hills, Ondo State.

  1. Attend the largest street party in Africa also known as the Calabar Festival in Calabar, Cross River State.

  2. Conquer your fear of heights and see Lord Luggard’s rest house on Mount Patti, Lokoja , Kogi State.

  3. Appreciate art in the largest art gallery in West Africa – Nike Art Gallery, Lagos.

  4. Try suya.

  5. Catch the masquerades at Eyo Festival.

  1. Visit the Osun goddess at the Osun Grove in Osun State.

  2. Go on a Lagos Art Gallery crawl.

  3. Say hi to the arugba at the Osun – Osogbo festival.

  4. Learn to haggle by taking a trip to Lagos Markets eg Balogun, Oke-Arin, Iponri etc.

  5. Scream your lungs out at Afropolitan vibes at Freedom Park, Lagos.

  1. Enjoy lazy days and soak up some Vitamin D at the various beaches in Lagos. eg Eleko, Elegushi, Atican etc.

  2. Go golfing in Le Meridien Ibom, Lakowe Golf Course of IBB golf Course.

  3. Visit the railway compound in Ebute-Metta, Lagos

  4. Dance to high life music/fuji music.

  5. Here on religious basis? Go get your praise on at Redemption Camp or Winners Chapel.

  1. Take a day-cation, drink some wine and discover new plants in IITA, Ibadan.

  2. Hop on a danfo or keke.

  3. Stroll through Lagos Island and discover the Brazilian influences.

  4. Spend a day in Fela’s home (Kalakuta Republic) in Lagos.

  5. Drive through the winding and curvy Milken Hills in Enugu State.

  1. Discover the untapped beauty of Arinta Waterfalls, Ekiti State.

  2. Crouch under Olumo Rock like the Egba people did in Ogun State.

  3. See the waterfall named after two deities in Gurara, Niger State.