Top 10 Outdoor Spots in Lagos

Posted Thursday, 11 January 2018

 

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can learn from books.” – John Lubbock

Here’s a list of some of the fun outdoor places to go and activities to do in Lagos.

 

 

Ikeja Saddle Club

Immerse yourself in the world of equestrian activities at the Ikeja Saddle Club. People of all ages and levels of riding can take part in a variety of equestrian sports on the 8 hectares of verdant green grounds including riding, show jumping, polo and more.

 

Isheri Road, Ojodu Berger, Ikeja, Lagos

t: 08034400200

ikeja.saddle.club.committee@gmail.com

@ikejasaddleclub

 

Lufasi Nature Park (Lekki Urban Forest and Animal Sanctuary Initiative)

Grab your picnic basket and your camera to connect with nature in this beautiful, urban sanctuary dedicated to conserving native biodiversity and educating about climate change and the natural environment. Take your time to observe the animals, enjoys some games or even exercise.

 

Majek 1st Gate, KM 41, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Abijo, Lagos

t: 08186688485, 09032966639

info@lufasi.org

@lufasipark

 

ScubaLagos

Get ready for dive season from September through April with ScubaLagos. Go on adventures and discover Lagos through dive sites that very few people ever get to see. You don’t have to go abroad to learn how to dive anymore. Get PADI diving certified here with ScubaLagos.

 

12 Ademola Street, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

t: 08182125096

@scubalagos

 

 

Jet Ski Club

Want to go on a jet ski adventure? Become a member of the Lagos Jet Ski Club and head out for one of their excursions or outings to the beach. Some of the activities include fly boarding, tubing and more.

 

12 Ademola Street, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

info@lagosketskiridiers.com

t: 08037500000

@lagosjetskiriders

 

Lekki Conservation Centre

This urban natural park spreads over 190 acres with typical savannah and swamp habitats and a lot of roaming animal species including those in their bird hides and fish ponds. Choose to relax or explore. Try their 401 meter canopy walk through a beautiful array of palm trees or grab a game of giant chess or other fun board games at the park.

 

NCF Headquarters, KM 19 Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki, Lagos

t: 09065460479, 08127556291, 09091476149

lcc@ncfnigeria.org

Kayak Lagos

Grab a friend and head down to the Lagos Lagoon for a Kayaking session. Enjoy the Lagos open water by yourself or with a group. Don’t worry, guys. The beginners get a brief tutorial.

 

Kayaklagos.weebly.com

nothingtodoinlagos@gmail.com

Lekki Leisure Lake

For fun on the water, try this lakeside resort that overlooks the Atlantic and provides thrilling leisure experiences. Whether you want a relaxing cruise along the tranquil water on the pontoon boat or you want to satisfy your need for speed on their jet skis, quad bikes or their assortment of beach vehicles, you are bound to find the right activity for you.

 

Block 1, Plot 4, Okunda Blue Water Tourism Scheme, Lekki, Lagos

t: 07087925587, 08171947130

info@lekkileisurelake.com

Nigeria Ultimate Paintball

Have a blast at this outdoor paintball arena while you duck and dive between obstacles in this team shooting sport. While you’re at it, why not try bubble soccer or volleyball and keep the fun going?

 

Ziggies Compound, 82 Basheer Shittu Road, Magodo, Phase II, Lagos

t: 07080750055

ayosegun@me.com

GP Surfing School

Surfs up, Lagosians! Live your best surf life and catch the awesome waves at Tarkwa Bay Beach with some private surf lesson with Godspower himself at The GP Surfing School.

 

Tarkwa Bay Beach

t: 07065825570

@gpsurfing

 

Lagos Yacht Club

Join the Lagos Yacht Club for an exciting and exhilarating sailing adventure. If you have a need for speed and water is your element then join in on the activities and a race or two.

 

Lagos Yacht Club, Magazine Point, Near Army Officers Mess, Marina, Lagos

t: 017913570, 08177777038

lagosyacthclubnig@gmail.com

@lagosyachtclub

Lakowe Golf Course

Get trained by professional golfers in this fully equipped golf academy. Whether you are an aspiring golfer or just want to improve your swing, enjoy this secure and serene exclusive 18-hole golf course and clubhouse with a variety of sports activities for you to choose from.

 

Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Estate, KM 40 Lekki-Epe Expressway, Igbeju, Lekki

t: 08060335189

@lakowe_country

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