5 Fun Things To Do At Lekki Conservation Centre
July 6, 2022
If you’re planning a trip to Lagos, Nigeria, you definitely won’t want to miss this incredible wildlife park. Located at Km 19 Lekki – Epe Expy, Lekki Penninsula II 106104, Lekki, Lagos, the Lekki Conservation Centre is home to a wide variety of animals, including monkeys, snakes, and even crocodiles. It’s a great place to spend the day with friends or family, and there’s plenty to see and do.
In this article, we’ll share our top 5 picks for things to do at Lekki Conservation Centre. From taking a guided tour to enjoying a picnic lunch, there’s something for everyone at this beautiful park. So let’s get started and explore all that Lekki Conservation Centre has to offer!
Ascent The Canopy Walk
Entrance into LCC is N1000 but if you are bold enough to brave the scenic attraction of LCC’s canopy walkway, then you need to pay an extra N1000. The 401-meter canopy walkway is the longest in Africa and it was constructed by 13 Nigerians and supervised by two Canadians.
A suspended swinging bridge walkway through vegetation, this engineering feat has entry and exit portals that connect six towers. Built like an arc, at a point on the walk, you climb up before descending again. You also have designated rest spots to let you catch your breath.
From atop the canopy, you can get a scenic and unforgettable view of the nature hub but it takes a lot of perseverance to finish the climb to the top. If you are afraid of heights, it is best not to look down during the walk.
Board games such as chess, monopoly, and draft can keep adults entertained. If you opt to come with a football, you can have a light game of football while at the park.
There are also floor games of Ludo, Snake and Ladder, Draught, Chess, and Street Tennis). The larger-than-life game of chess is a favorite among visitors and tourists at LCC.
Children can have fun playing on the bouncing castles or take a climb up the treehouse to enjoy a Tarzan or George of the Jungle moment while there to complete an experience of the wild. The tree climbing It is ideal for children and teenagers especially those too young to go on the canopy walk. This treehouse is about 21m tall.
Enjoy The Family Park
Although the canopy walk is the major attraction for most visitors at LCC, the family park is also another fun spot especially if you are visiting with your family or loved ones.
An entrance fee of N1000 per adult is required at the park. Visitors are not allowed to bring in their own food but finger foods are available at the park with options covering foods like barbecue chicken, drinks, snacks, ice cream, etc.
Carrying food through the park is prohibited to avoid visitors getting harassed by the wildlife animals. There are also ponds with an assortment of fish for sightseeing and feeding them is not allowed. The huts at the family park are suitable for get-togethers, picnics, or birthday parties. The huts vary in size with the small one ideal for a crow of four.
Taking a walk through the nature park gives you an opportunity to catch a view of the monkeys, peacocks, crocodiles, snakes, and other animals. It can be an adventure trying to have a run-in with the over 95-year-old tortoise at LCC. The tortoise roams at a very slow pace, and you can take pictures with it.
Grab a Souvenir
Having visited the LCC, why don’t you register your experience with memorabilia? There is a souvenir shop that is stocked with assorted merchandise that speaks to the conservation activities and the adventure of the nature center. There are various items suitable for different categories of individuals.
Planning to have more fun with your family Check out this 7 family friendly spot to visit in Lagos.